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Gone are the days when university halls were synonymous with dingy digs. The new wave of student accommodation could rival some boutique hotels. Developers are tapping into the market for luxury college residences with bling blocks popping up around the country.

From The StandardUK:

The en-suite apartments are high spec. Some include 40-inch smart TVs and designer fittings such as Smeg kitchens and electric hobs. Each building has a shared film screening room, gym, communal study room, breakfast area and games room. Move-in weekends set the tone with a hotel-like check in process and a city information pack. Staff, many of whom have experience in the leisure/hospitality industry, know every resident by first name.

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