Additional 300 beds

Collegiate AC, one of the UK’S leading providers of award-winning student accommodation, has expanded its presence on the south coast of England adding an additional 300 beds across four properties in Portsmouth and Southampton.

growing presence

Collegiate has taken over the running of the buildings and accommodation from UniLife in a drive to further grow its presence in the UK and to deliver a range of accommodation that meets the diverse needs of students.

The 300 new beds will be split across four properties, with three located in Portsmouth and one in Southampton. The agreement will see Collegiate take over the management of the buildings and the running of the accommodation for students.

Rob Moyle, Chief Executive of Collegiate, comments: “We have a number of properties across the South of England and this is an excellent opportunity to build on this presence and extend the range of accommodation we can offer. We look forward to bringing our award winning management to these properties and to deliver an excellent student experience to our customers.”

‘operator of the year’

Collegiate was awarded the ‘Operator of the Year’ accolade at the Class of 2020 Awards in Berlin for overseeing more than 500 student accommodation projects so far, pioneering many industry practices in terms of design, systems and operations, and for the high quality of both the accommodation and services offered by the company.

The business also manages and operates a number of student accommodation brands in the UK, including The Neighbourhood, Universe.City and Prima Vidae, providing a range of accommodation to meet the different needs of students. For more information visit