At SFG we aim to provide to you with up to date insight and thought leadership applicable to the Purpose Built Student Accommodation sector. As well as providing a wealth of experience, our team aim to influence the sector by commenting on trends, forecasting what's next for the sector and how it will affect or enhance the student experience.


In 2020 we launched the SFG newsletter, now every quarter we shall be sharing relevant news and insights from the world of student accommodation. Sifting through the debate and social media noise to provide you with our commentary on some key topics along with our thoughts and predications for what it may mean for the sector.

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Building Virtual Res Life Communities:

Digital Natives do not exist

May 2020

Adult Students

A Levels U-Turn:

Good or Bad News for PBSA?

October 2020

College Friends

Virtual Adaptation during COVID-19 

Who has done what well?

May 2020

Hand Gesture

What next for student Wellbeing

and PBSA?

March 2020



In a Meeting

ACUHO-I Virtual Roundtable 

Global Perspectives

April 2020

The Student Accommodation Podcast

 Interview with 

Richard Gabelich

June 2019

Our Partnership & Student Experience Advisor Rebecca O'Hare along with her co-host Robert Young, leads the Student Affairs focused podcast

'Free Food, Free Drinks'


The podcast provides a space to discuss numerous topics which affect the lives of students, students affairs professionals and the world of student accommodation.