HousingAnywhere, a worldwide accommodation aggregating platform, has agreed to join with Italy's Università di Padova, to help mobile students at the university, find housing.
The platform will offer an “innovative” tool to assist inbound international students and outbound Italian students looking for accommodation – and will also help local property owners find tenants among the international student population, a statement from the university explained.
The institution is attracting a growing number of international students and acknowledged that the ability to offer quality accommodation is “essential”.
“The University of Padova, faithful to its international calling… has dedicated growing attention to student accommodation,” said the university’s student services manager Andrea Grappeggia.
“In this context, we have started our collaboration with HousingAnywhere, a recognized partner in the sector and fully aligned to our internationalisation strategy.”
Students at the Università di Padova will access HousingAnywhere through a premium account.
“To have the University of Padova join the list of over 150 partner universities is truly a pleasure as we feel that they are a great match with our platform,” HousingAnywhere CEO Djordy Seelmann explained, adding that the university has a high number of inbound and outbound students, something that is pushing an increasing number of Italian university towards looking for new solutions for student accommodation.
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