While many will be heading home for Christmas, more and more of you are choosing to spend Christmas with us in your student accommodation. Here are a few ideas to make your Christmas cheerful without worrying what everyone else is up to.
Host wins UK’s Best Private Halls Provider award 2 years in a row!
The results of the National Student Housing Awards 2019 are in, and there’s no doubt about it, everyone at Host is absolutely ecstatic to be named the winner of the prestigious UK award – Best Private Halls Provider, for the second year running!
To win this award in 2018 was fantastic, but to be crowned the winner for two years in a row is an outstanding achievement for everyone at Host and we couldn’t be happier.
In addition to winning the Best Private Halls Provider award, we have also been awarded the ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’; an award given to providers who achieve higher than 90% satisfaction among international students.
The National Student Housing Survey (NSHS) measures satisfaction levels in all types of accommodation, and only recognises accommodation based on real student experiences. This year there was over a whopping 33,000 students from accommodations across the UK and Ireland who took part and left their feedback.
The people voting are the ones who live with us, and we’d like to thank all of our students for taking the time to share their feedback – it means a great deal to us all at Host.
We always strive to build on and exceed the exceptional quality student accommodation and service we provide, and our staff work tirelessly to deliver the best possible experience for our students.
Winning these awards reaffirms that Host continues to be held in the highest regard by students across the country. We receive them both with pride and thanks, and we will continue to work hard and ensure our students have an enjoyable and stress-free experience whilst at university or college during the 2019/20 academic year.
The annual National Student Housing Awards are based exclusively on direct feedback from over 33,000 students across 200 universities and colleges. The National Student Housing Awards are uniquely credible and highly prized; with no written nominations and no ‘expert’ judges. Data for the awards are collected through the National Student Housing Survey (UK) and the National Student Housing Survey (Ireland) which is managed by Red Brick Research, an independent market research and business intelligence agency with a specialist focus on youth marketing, student accommodation and higher education.
#HostEnvironmentalPledge. Getting serious about the environment we live in.
To become more ‘environmentally friendly’, Host is launching the #HostEnvironmentalPledge campaign to encourage responsible behaviour and drive sustainability across our sites throughout the UK and Ireland.
It’s a simple campaign! If we can reduce our overall utilities (electric, water and gas) consumption by 1% then we will donate £10,000, 2% reduction means £20,000, 3% is £30,000 and so on, to 3 charities; BulliesOut, Plastic Patrol and World Land Trust.Show me all news
We’re pleased to announce that through the hard work of our students and on-site teams throughout 2018/19, Host has donated £20,000 to our three nominated charities of the year!
Heading back to the parents' house for Christmas? Then you’ll need to start thinking about leaving your Host student accommodation. To make it easier for you here are some ideas to make it a little less of an ordeal.