Creative thinking and doing

Delivering high quality, affordable, student accommodation, infrastructure and services to meet the needs of students is never easy.

Students want somewhere great to live, at an affordable rent, with access to the services that they expect. That's why innovation is so important to us.

Everything we've achieved has been done through a commitment to listening, testing our approach and innovating at every turn.

To find out how innovation in our business can help you to enhance the student experience, get in touch.

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Innovative funding, sustainable design and responsive services

Everyone in our business understands the power of ideas. First to deliver a BREEAM Excellent Rated student development, and always first with the most creative funding solutions, we know how to deliver ideas that work, for our partners and their students.


UPP’s award winning Eco-Residence model is in operation at five UK universities. Ideas and technologies now benefit all 14 of our partners, helping them to reduce C02 and improve performance.


Creative funding solutions that bring new funders to the market; structured finance, institutional funding and capital market solutions, investors attracted to long term, stable returns delivered in partnership with great universities.


Keeping up with student expectations is tough and demands an innovative approach to design. Our student focussed design process, helps to meet the needs of students now and for the long-term.

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What they say

“Having seen energy usage decrease and recycling increase... we are extremely pleased that these sustainable behaviours have already been wholeheartedly adopted. We are proud to be setting an example”
Mark Swindlehurst Director of Estate Management, Lancaster University
“In an increasingly demanding and competitive market the provision of first class student accommodation and university facilities will assist us enormously when recruiting future students”
Martin Berkien Former Director of Learning Facilities, University of Plymouth