Student Accommodation

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Dear University of Kent,

· How many rooms in on-campus student accommodation were unoccupied during each of the academic years 20-21, 19-20, 18-19, 17-18, 16-17?

· How many students who took student accommodation at the start of the 20-21 academic year have since moved out?

· What is the total capacity of your on-campus student accommodation?
Yours faithfully,

A.Hayward

Foi, University of Kent

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From: A.Hayward <[FOI #703929 email]>
Sent: 04 November 2020 16:28
To: Foi <[University of Kent request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Student Accommodation
 
Dear University of Kent,

·         How many rooms in on-campus student accommodation were
unoccupied during each of the academic years 20-21, 19-20, 18-19, 17-18,
16-17?

·         How many students who took student accommodation at the start of
the 20-21 academic year have since moved out?

·         What is the total capacity of your on-campus student
accommodation?

Yours faithfully,

A.Hayward

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Foi, University of Kent

Dear A. Hayward,

  

Thank you for your information request, received on 04/11/2020. Please
find our response as follows: 

   

·         How many rooms in on-campus student accommodation were
unoccupied during each of the academic years 20-21, 19-20, 18-19, 17-18,
16-17?

·         How many students who took student accommodation at the start of
the 20-21 academic year have since moved out?

·         What is the total capacity of your on-campus student
accommodation?

 

The following information has been provided in terms of average occupancy
percentage, rather than the number of vacant rooms for each year academic
year.

 

 

+----------------------------------------------------+
| |Annual Occupancy |Total room stock|
| |(average) | |
|---------+-------------------------+----------------|
|2016/2017| 97.40%| 5384|
|---------+-------------------------+----------------|
|2017/2018| 96.50%| 5384|
|---------+-------------------------+----------------|
|2018/2019| 93.70%| 5384|
|---------+-------------------------+----------------|
|2019/2020| 72.80%| 5384|
+----------------------------------------------------+

 

+----------------------------------------------------+
|2020/2021 | Occupancy Sep 2020 - Oct 2020 |
| |--------------------------------------|
| | 80.30% |
| |--------------------------------------|
| | Students who departed  |
| |--------------------------------------|
| | 147 |
+----------------------------------------------------+

 

 

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