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The number of students accepted by universities is rising to new levels. After a record amount of applications to UCAS, universities are expanding to accommodate the ever-growing mass of prospective students.

Statistically there are a staggering 30,000 more places available at universities in comparison to 2013. This is equivalent to the entire population of the University of Birmingham. It means that, for the first time ever, an expected 500,000 students will be allocated places…

Students Are Calling The Shots As University Places Rise

Homes across Britain added £90 to their value every day in the first half of 2014, according to a report published by property listings website, Zoopla.

The study found that the average property price across Britain now stands at £260,448, over £16,000 more than it was at the start of the year.

All regions across Britain saw price increases over the last six months; however, it was the north of England which housed Zoopla’ s ‘best performing town’, Salford, where prices…

Properties across Britain add £90 to their value every day!

House Prices are Surging

The North West retains 76% of the economic impact of its graduates, making it the second best performing region in these terms, according to a recent report.

The report by Million+ found that the North retains a greater proportion of its graduates than London, the South and East of England, therefore demonstrating that the region’s universities contribute strongly to the local economy.

The North East, however, retained the highest number of graduates with 80% staying in the…

Nearly 80% of Graduates Remain in the North West after Studies

UCAS figures for the 2013/14 intake have indicated that nationally, university acceptances are at their highest ever levels.

According to a report by CBRE, 2013 saw 495,600 acceptances by domicile applicants accepted on higher education courses, 30,700 (6.6%) more than in the 2012/13 cycle, and the highest number of acceptances recorded in any cycle.

Students from the UK accounted for the majority of acceptances, totalling around 87 per cent, and resulted in the highest number of…

Student Numbers at Highest Recorded level for 2013/14 Intake

“As the student accommodation market moves from being an ‘alternative investment’ to an established property sector, Global Property Scene takes a look back at the market and asks whether private student accommodation is here to stay.”

Over the past decade, the UK property market has undergone a staggering transformation; with the more traditional forms of buy-to-let investments being shunned in favour of so-called alternative ventures. One sector which has clearly risen…

The changing face of the student property market