The Higher Education Industry
Navigating a changing landscape
From improving the student experience and accommodation offering, to using the university facilities to generate additional income, the higher education industry continues to evolve year-on-year.
Student accommodation teams are seeing increased competition, while student experience teams seek ways to give students the upmost value for money and ensure that their wellbeing is a top priority. Not to mention the high level of pressure on the conferencing teams to achieve revenue targets and contribute to surplus funds.
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