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Exclusive: Glasgow student housing costs soar as University’s property income rockets

18th February 2024

The Glasgow Guardian has seen exclusive data obtained by the Scottish Green Party through a Freedom of Information request (FoI) which indicates exponential increases in student accommodation costs against a backdrop of £26.7mn income for the University in the 2022/23 academic year.   The data indicates that the average cost of University accommodation has increased by ...

New report shows surge in student housing prices

23rd February 2023

NUS Scotland has released a report detailing the state of the purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) sector, which its president Ellie Gomersall describes as “appalling”. The report found that the average PBSA rent has increased by 34% since 2018. 26% of students they sampled reported being unable to pay their rent in full on one or ...