Sodexo University Trends Report

Sodexo has provided catering, accommodation and facilities management services to the higher education sector for 50 years. As a strategic partner to our university clients across the UK and Ireland we focus on improving student experience through integrated services that promote quality of life.

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Introduction from Andrew Wilkinson, CEO, Sodexo Schools and Universities, UK and Ireland 

The higher education landscape is shifting, driven by social, economic, digital and cultural forces that are impacting students globally. In the UK and Ireland universities are facing into Brexit and the significant impact it will have on funding and on academic staff and student populations, coupled with the ongoing demands of a more competitive global higher education marketplace. 

Universities are also adapting to the demands and expectations of a new generation of students, a digitally-native generation for whom technology delivers significant opportunity, but also contributes to well-documented complexity and stress. 

As a proud provider to UK and Irish universities the insight provided by the Trends Report is valuable to ensure we continue to deliver services which contribute to the diverse needs of the global students we serve at our partner universities and ultimately improve their quality of life.

This report brings together the insight of international experts, several of whom who are working in the UK, to identify and understand five trends shaping the future quality of life in higher education, and some of the ways universities are evolving to accommodate these shifts. 

2017 University Lifestyle Survey

UniLifestyle-brochure2016-cover.pngSodexo, in association with Times Higher Education, conducts a biennial survey to help identify and track trends in key-non-academic areas of university life experienced by students.  The survey provides us with a detailed analysis of the student experience.