University Living, a global student housing platform that aims to make the transition into student life as simple as possible, has introduced ‘Study Abroad Buddy,’ an innovative solution to enhance the study abroad experience. This platform is crafted by a team of experts to address the challenges and requirements faced by students aspiring to pursue higher education abroad. According to an official statement, its offerings include university and course shortlisting, facilitating connections with future classmates, forming WhatsApp groups, providing AI-powered information access, and much more.
University Living claims to have an extensive global network encompassing more than 1,000 education consultant partners. The portal is claimed to benefit students and aid education agents and universities in attracting highly qualified students who are a perfect fit for their courses and programmes. The press release states that it serves as an all-encompassing post-admission one-stop platform.
Commenting on the initiative, Founder & CEO of University Living, Saurabh Arora, said:
Our goal is to save time and resources while empowering students by simplifying information access and fostering unbiased decision-making. This approach aims to cultivate an efficient ecosystem, streamlining the decision-making process for students and enhancing experiences for stakeholders like education partners and accommodation providers. This programme is set to revolutionise the study abroad experience for students worldwide.
The online platform features country-specific communities that help future students interact and provide information on exam preparation, visa procedures, housing selection, living expenditures, and more. According to the announcement, students can receive access to custom resources, engage in peer exchanges, and participate in expert-guided Q&A sessions by joining national and intake-specific networks.
University Living started in 2015, helps students worldwide find suitable and secure accommodation near their university campuses. Students can consult with a 24-hour support team of accommodation professionals to discover, compare, and book affordable housing based on their budget, preferred location, and other personal preferences. The platform is also focused on making the entire student journey more accessible and seamless through various value-added services that enhance its students’ experience.
The Property Management System at University Living allows for effective business operations for all parties. Its 200+ member team is continually reinventing their services to improve the customer experience and digitally transform the international education journey. The company serves 300+ central study abroad locations and destinations, has 1.75 million available beds across all continents, and has 110+ nationalities.