Higher educations, especially when looking for quality education, is increasingly getting out of reach for many people across the world. There are a number of reasons to this; there is an increasing number of people who are qualifying for admittance to institutions of higher learning, than the institution’s capacity to develop accommodation for them.
The core function of an institution of higher education is to provide academic lessons, things like student housing facilities come secondary (if at all) to the school’s development agenda. Gone are the days when an institution’s on-campus hostels will be sufficient for all the students admitted. Leaving students to search for off-campus accommodation, which often comes at exorbitant charges as the private sector seeks to reel in profits out of the students’ predicaments.
The private sector understands that learning institutions’ development of students’ accommodations is lagging behind. Therefore, they build up real estate around such institutions where they rent out rooms as hostels to the students.
Most students can afford such off-campus accommodations by splitting the rent with a roommate. Thus it is crucial that a student finds a roommate in good time before …read more