Upcoming Training and Events

Unipol is the main national trainer in the specialist area of student accommodation. We run over 40 events every year for those involved in student accommodation provision throughout the United Kingdom.

Please click on an event for agenda and synopsis information. The website is constantly updated with new information which appears here first, before mailings and other circulations are undertaken.

Unipol events are designed to keep experienced accommodation professionals informed about new trends and developments in the sector, promote best practice and also to provide a range of courses for those with less experience or who are new to the sector.

Through our national role in accrediting over 250,000 bed spaces and being a landlord to over 3,000 tenants in Leeds and with active links to over 16 HEIs, Unipol is positioned at the centre of the accommodation services network and we identify, collect and pass this information and experience on to delegates who attend our events.

CRM Students logo This year the training programme is being sponsored by CRM Students. CRM have no involvement with the content of the programme but their financial assistance (part of their on-going commitment to best practice in the sector) enables Unipol to offer affordable training to those in student accommodation sector. For more information about CRM please visit our sponsors page.

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7-8 Sep
2017

Spaces available

Getting Started in Student Housing Management

Location: Leeds

This newly revised and updated course provides an essential grounding in how and why student accommodation works.

Suitable for: Those either newly in post or relatively new to the sector

Please note - The residential rates for this course include one nights bed & breakfast at Premier Inn - Leeds City Arena on Thursday 7th September 2017

Normal Delegate Rate: £450

Normal Delegate Residential Rate: £560

Friends of Unipol Rate: £360

Friends of Unipol Residential Rate: £470

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13-14 Sep
2017

Spaces available

Mental Health First Aid for Student Accommodation - Mental Health First Aider Training

Location: Leeds

A two day course provided by MHFA England in association with Unipol Student Homes

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis.

Suitable for: All staff in University or College settings who have direct contact with students

Please note: The residential rates for this course include a one nights stay and breakfast at Premier Inn - Leeds City Arena on Wednesday 13th September 2017
 

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24-25 Oct
2017

Spaces available

Student Housing & The Law for Accommodation Managers

Location: Leeds

This two day course is provided for those wanting to really understand the legal side of student occupation of student accommodation, to ensure managers are working within the law and avoiding exposing themselves to time-consusing complaints or legal action.

Suitable for: Staff working in student accommodation wanting to know and understand the legal basis for rights and duties between landlord and student tenant in university provided and private accommodation.

Please note: The residential rates for this course includes one nights bed & breakfast at Premier Inn - Leeds City Arena on Tuesday 24th October 2017

Normal Delegate Rate: £450

Normal Delegate Residential Rate: £560

Friends of Unipol Rate: £360

Friends fo Unipol Residential Rate: £470

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1 Dec
2017

Spaces available

Using the County Court: Small Claims in Housing

Location: Leeds

This one day seminar has been designed to provide training to those involved in housing rights, student support and welfare within both educational establishments and students’ unions who may be involved in such cases. It specifically deals with those who might wish to represent students and assist them at Small Claims Court level.

Suitable for: student services providers and all those who deal with students living in the private rented sector.

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