Students have become more private and less interested in socialising within their accommodation since tuition fees were tripled in 2012, according to a landmark 10-year report on student accommodation in the UK
The Shifting Foundations report – based on a decade of data from the National Student Housing Survey (NSHS) – warns that this could have negative consequences for students’ health and wellbeing.
Run by market research agency and higher education specialists Red Brick Research, the NSHS asks students about different aspects of their accommodation – whether they live in university halls, private halls, or privately-rented housing. Nearly a quarter of a million students have taken part since the project’s launch in 2008.
Read the report here