Research suggests that an increase in student numbers is creating opportunities for developers and investors to build and invest in student accommodation in Australia.

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in November last year estimate that more than 3 million people aged 15 to 64 were enrolled in formal study. Of these numbers, 1.2 million people were aged 15 to 19 and 741,100 were aged 20 to 24. Similarly, the Times Higher…