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Partnership models

Unite Students has a long and established track record of accommodation provision for a range of university partners. Using our sector expertise, we work with you to develop a bespoke solution for your residence strategy.

Meeting your accommodation needs

In response to sector trends and feedback from partners, Unite Students now offers a wider range of flexible partnership arrangements to support your accommodation strategy and wider objectives.

We offer significant added value when it comes to the development or refurbishment of student accommodation. Working with us gives universities access to our experienced in-house team of industry experts, covering finance, planning, design, construction and asset management, and our long-standing partnerships with leading student accommodation development contractors.

Our partnership models include:

New developments

On campus, joint-venture and off-campus developments.

University-funded development

Benefit from our in-house expertise.

Existing accommodation

Stock transfers and management services.


Working with us

Unite Students partners with 60 universities across England, Scotland and Wales, offering support, insight and value.

Supporting your students

Much more than a room – we offer a Home for Success: building communities where students can belong, feel safe and secure, and grow.

Sector conferences & events

We regularly share our sector-leading insight at higher education conferences and events. Find out where we’ll be presenting next.