Company Announcements

Directorate Change

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Unite Group PLC (The)
21 December 2022




21 December 2022




The Unite Group plc, the UK's leading owner, manager and developer of student accommodation, announces that Elizabeth McMeikan, Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee, will be retiring from the Board after 9 years of service with effect from close of business on 28 February 2023. 


Richard Huntingford, Chair of the Company commented:


"Elizabeth's insight, experience and commitment has been invaluable to the Board over the last nine years.  I would like to thank her for the significant contribution she has made during her time on the Board and in particular as Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.  I wish her the very best for the future."



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For further information, please contact:

Unite Students

Richard Smith / Joe Lister / Michael Burt


Tel: +44 117 302 7005


Unite press office


Tel: +44 117 450 6300


Justin Griffiths / Victoria Heslop

Tel: +44 20 7250 1446


About Unite Students

Unite Students is the UK's largest owner, manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) serving the country's world-leading higher education sector. We provide homes to 74,000 students across 172 properties in 25 leading university towns and cities. We currently partner with over 60 universities across the UK.

Our people are driven by a common purpose: to provide a 'Home for Success' for the students who live with us. Unite Students' accommodation is safe and secure, high quality, and affordable. Students live predominantly in en-suite study bedrooms with rents covering all bills, insurance, 24-hour security and high-speed wi-fi. We also achieved a five-star British Safety Council rating in our last audit in 2020.

We are committed to raising standards in the student accommodation sector for our customers, investors and employees. This is why our new Sustainability Strategy, launched in 2021, which includes our social impact strategy with a significant focus on providing opportunities for all.

Founded in 1991 in Bristol, the Unite Group is an award-winning Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information, visit Unite Group's corporate website or the Unite Students' site


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