Our heritage is in the UK. 

Our founder, Nicholas Porter, was the original provider of student housing in the UK. Today, GSA’s portfolio reaches from Edinburgh in Scotland to Southampton on England’s South Coast.

Case study

Clifford House, Exeter

One of Exeter’s newest student accommodation developments, Clifford House opened in 2019 and is based in the heart of the city. It comprises 312 rooms, including en-suites and studios, as well as TV lounges and a fitness studio. It is located 15 minutes from both University of Exeter campuses.

Clifford House was the first student housing scheme in the UK and Europe to receive the Fitwel Global Award from Fitwel, the world's leading certification system committed to building health for all.






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1 HESA, 2019/20.