The Best in Class Awards celebrate the companies, institutions and individuals going that extra mile in making student living more efficient, welcoming and professional. The 8 Awards Categories will allow all sectors of the student living community to get the opportunity to be formally recognised.
Founder & CEO
Samuel has over 20 years’ experience advising governments, destinations, investors, developers, and operators.
Erasmus Student Network
Head of Member Services and Relations
Urbanist & Director
CEO & Founder
Thought Leadership Manager
Co-Founder & CIO
Accelerated Digital Ventures
The success and attractiveness of Barcelona is a triumph of constant urban regeneration. With an elegant talent attraction campaign, the Barcelona City Council has proven that a distributed network of innovation hubs is a great way of absorbing international talent. We especially value the focus on social engagement that the City Council offers to newcomers, rooting them better in local society.
Talent Garden is an outstanding example of how physical spaces revolutionize the ways in which talent is working, making, playing, and learning together. The TAG spaces accommodate a wide variety of like-minded people, being it in different phases of life. This creates a magnificent platform for inspiration.
Equal chances to access and succeed in higher education is paramount for inclusive cities and communities. Kiron’s mission to increase these chances for refugees, through digital solutions cannot resonate better with our mission at The Class Foundation. The learning opportunities that Kiron offers are providing bridges for refugees and asylum seekers over growing barriers, and we applaud that!
This submission showed fabulous examples of co-living, and the ability to really engage with their local community to prepare students for their future.
They offer a holistic approach to wellbeing from spiritual and mental health to physical and academic wellbeing, paired with a thoughtful and considered design mixing quiet and lively spaces. This is an excellent all-rounder-continuously looking to improve and evolve.
At Marques de Pombal they involve and put a lot of effort in the co-creation process, with development/design teams staying in the residences. Combined with surveys and other ways of feedback, this creates a good base for a customer-oriented, sustainable design. In addition to that, they have a clear connection and promotes social solidarity between the property and the neighborhood.
Outstanding involvement from students, showing great commitment towards removing stigma, and clearly showing this is nowhere near their finishing line with a commitment to the following year evidenced.
The University of Kent Accommodation Office provides an unprecedented wealth of services to its students, especially during induction. Their sophisticated online booking environment, featuring virtual tours raises the bar of The Best in Class student experience.