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 Corporate Residential Management Ltd (CRM). 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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19 May
2014

An Introduction to the ANUK/Unipol National Codes for Existing Members in Scotland

A one-day training event designed for staff working in developments in Scotland that are already accredited under these Codes . The event will provide participants with some background on the Codes, introduce them to the ways in which the Codes are governed - including the verification procedures - and explore how the Codes’ complaints procedures interface with provider’s own internal systems. The event has been designed to be participatory, with opportunities for small group work. The event will be especially useful for members of staff who manage the student accommodation that is (or will be) covered by the Codes.

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23 May
2014

Unfair Terms in Student Accommodation and and the Distance Selling Regulations Revisited

CHANGE OF DATE - This event has been fully updated to take into account the recent Office of Fair Trading (OFT) report on universities with-holding qualifications for non-academic debts and updated on latest guidance and regulations brought in under the European Consumers Rights Directive.

A one day interactive seminar looking at the impact of consumer legislation and guidance on student accommodation. Practical tips on the simplest ways to comply with the law and make sure student accommodation contracts stand up in court. Lessons learned after 10 years of selling accommodation on line.

Suitable for all those responsible for maintaining and updating standard contracts, those dealing with cancellations and staff dealing with discipline and academic sanctions.

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