The Class Research

Exploring the trends in student housing

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About Research

Our community’s research has had and continues to have a strong focus on understanding student housing markets globally.

As learning and working pathways are no longer linear, our role in exploring the living journey beyond graduation continues. Building on drastically shifting lifestyle preferences, The Class Foundation seeks to understand new models for living, working, and learning spaces and how they shape the future of university-cities.

Trend Reports

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2021 Trend Report
Fast-Forwarding Our Future

The Class Annual Trend Report is our unique outlook on the future of urban living. This report highlights global trends in investment, design and operations, offering curated articles and industry data.

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2020 The Class Trend Report

The Future is Blended

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2019 The Class Trend Report

From Post-Industrial City to the New Urban Campus

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2018 The Class Trend Report

The Global Student: Building Bridges over Growing Barriers

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2017 The Class Trend Report

Learning Hubs: The Future of the University City

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Industry Reports

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July 19, 2021
How to engage with 'Panemials'

Global Young Minds & Sussex Innovation Centre

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July 5, 2021
Italy: Student Housing Snapshot - H1 2021

JLL

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June 30, 2021
Fostering Thriving Communities in Shared Living

Coliving Insights

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June 23, 2021
Connected Student Report

Salesforce

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The Class Radar

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August 11, 2021

Industry News | 08/21

Higher education, student mobility, and student housing industry news from August 2021.

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July 31, 2021

Industry News | 07/21

Higher education, student mobility, and student housing industry news from July 2021.

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June 30, 2021

Industry News | 06/21

Higher education, student mobility, and student housing industry news from June 2021.

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