Controversial tuition fee rises not going to stop demand for UK student accommodation
The rises in tuition fees will come into effect next year at the start of the 2012/13 academic year, and will see prices triple from the current £3k per year to the maximum of £9k per year.
But Unite, who specialise in student accommodation, believe demand for student accommodation and new halls of residence will keep increasing, as they believe the tuition fees won’t put people off going to university.
Construction Enquirer report that Unite has a number of projects in the pipeline to deliver over 4,500 student rooms in the next 3 years all over the UK.
I believe £9k tuition fees won’t put people off going to university, which means that more new accommodation will be built, and create new construction jobs for plumbers and electricians all over the UK.
Take this week, for example. Two universities are building new student halls, which will of course create new jobs for UK contractors.
New halls of residence are being built for Aston University, as BAM Construction is set to build 1,053 student rooms, which is the second part of a £215 million project to renovate the accommodation in Birmingham.
Unite have also just won a contract to build 477 new student rooms in Glasgow, which are set to be completed by Autumn 2012, which shows the demand for student housing shows no signs of slowing down.
- Round 2 of Aston Uni halls to create jobs in Birmingham (train4tradeskills.wordpress.com)
Posted on May 19, 2011, in construction jobs, construction news, electrician courses, plumbing jobs, train4tradeskills and tagged Aston University, Birmingham, construction, construction jobs, electrician jobs, Glasgow, plumbing jobs, Student accommodation, t4ts, train 4 trade skills, train4tradeskills, tuition fees, Tuition payments, Unite Glasgow, Unite Group. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.