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CUBO Corporate Partners
Introducing our 2019 Corporate Partners. These are companies that work successfully with CUBO members,
supplying products and services that enhance campus life for students, staff and visitors. Click below to learn
more about each partner's services.
Crosslane and Prime Student Living is a student centric real estate company specialising in acquiring, developing and managing purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) assets across the UK and Continental Europe. Crosslane has established a proven track record in student accommodation since 2008, spanning site identification and securing planning permission, sourcing development debt and investment finance, acquisition, development, lettings and operational management, asset management and fund management.Visit Crosslane and Prime Student Living
Unite Students is the UK’s largest and most established manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation. It provides a home for around 50,000 students, in more than 140 properties, across 28 leading university cities in England and Scotland. Unite works in partnership with more than 60 Higher Education institutions and also lets rooms directly to students. Unite’s purpose is to provide a home to its culturally-diverse customers, offering them a strong foundation for academic and personal success.
Founded in 1991 in Bristol, The Unite Group plc is a FTSE250 company, listed on the London Stock Exchange, employing more than 1,250 people. It pursues a sustainable growth strategy, designed to make the most of the resilient nature of the student accommodation sector. Unite is the founder and major donor of the Unite Foundation. Since 2012 this has provided free student accommodation and financial support to 160 young people in the UK who lack family support.Visit Unite Students
Student living by Sodexo is a trusted partner to universities globally, providing catering, accommodation and facilities management services. Our unique Quality of Life proposition drives improved experiences for students and our clients.Visit Student living by Sodexo
Campuslife is the UK's premier student communication specialist and student engagement service. Working alongside over 85 of the UK's leading higher education institutions and private accommodation providers, we offer a wide spectrum of marketing and content generation services with innovative, exciting and creative solutions that engage a university department with students on a huge range of issues, information and services.Visit Campuslife
iQ Student Accommodation is proud to have been part of the education eco-system since 2008 - every day providing the best home-from-home environment from which 23,900 students can confidently make the most of the opportunities open to them. We believe that the right setting helps students to learn, to flourish and to benefit from their time at university. Our portfolio of student accommodation spans 55 buildings in 25 locations across the UK. All our properties are fully owned by us and managed with a focus on providing a truly exceptional student experience. University is an exciting time when students can spread their wings and transition into independent adults. We know that being away from home can be daunting, so we make it as easy as possible for students to make new friends by creating a sense of community through free leisure facilities, events, social platforms and well-designed communal areas.Visit iQ Student Accommodation
The Russell Partnership have achieved a reputation as market leaders working with over 80 universities in the UK and 200 globally. Their multi-sector experience and investment in research and innovation is the cornerstone of their approach. The partnershipVisit The Russell Partnership
Endsleigh was founded by the National Union of Students in 1965, specifically to service the insurance needs of students and we are proud to remain their only recommended student insurer.
Voted ‘Best Student Insurance Provider’ at the Insurance Choice Awards for 2017.
With over 50 years’ experience, Endsleigh is one of the UK’s leading specialist insurers, providing cover to 450,000 students across the country through partnerships with leading Universities and Private Accommodation Providers.
Our strong commitment to the student movement has continued alongside the development of our market leading products and services; we now offer a range of specifically designed products to meet the insurance needs of students, graduates and young professionals.Visit Endsleigh
Crystal Facilities Management has invaluable experience in assisting the education sector with their building needs. We are specialists in the management of student accommodation, outsourcing strategies and delivering integrated services such as deep cleaning, daily cleaning, security and maintenance enabling our customers to maximise their budgets. Whether scheduled or reactive works, we take great care to understand the detail within the specifications and scope of works whilst delivering a planned and time efficient operation to fulfil the needs of every customer.Visit Crystal Facilities Management
Costa Coffee is the nation's favourite coffee shop brand and has solutions for all types of occasions from full store to wholesale offers.Visit Costa
MCR’s Symphony Suite provides intuitive and comprehensive EPOS functionality and back office management. More than just a till system, they utilise fully integrated Stock Control, Reporting, Cashless, Loyalty, Click & Collect, Mobile App and Self-Service Kiosk modules to help manage all catering and retail outlet’s transaction throughput requirements. All their in-house developed software utilises the same web enabled architecture and data integrity management processes, providing your catering team full business intelligence and insight, as well as keeping the student and staff population up to date, engaged and at the forefront of hospitality technology.Visit MCR
SALTO Systems are world leaders in wire free access control solutions for the education sector. We provide the ability to have total control over who is able to access what, where and when at all times. We provide total control over who is able to access what, where and when at all times. We can integrate our access control solution with CCTV, alarm, time and attendance or other systems as required. Our AMOK system enables buildings to be quickly locked down during a security event and our JustIN Mobile technology allows staff and students to use their smart phone as their access credential. SALTO access control eliminates the need to replace locks if key security is breached and allows access cards to be simply and quickly updated, restricted or deleted remotely. So whatever you want to secure and control – SALTO Systems can do it all.Visit SALTO
NSP Security has been manufacturing and providing Electronic Locking and Access Control Systems for over 20 years, and we are one of the leading providers to the UK Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sectors.
We have been trusted to secure many thousands of doors, across many hundreds of locations across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.
NSP Security has consistently driven down the cost of Electronic Access Control, whilst investing significantly in product development, and to that end launching features such as Mobile Access Control, enabling Residents and Staff access via their Smart Phone. We would be delighted to discuss any new development, refurbishment, or integration requirements with you.Visit NSP
Pelican Procurement Services is a procurement food and beverage supply chain specialist and provider of an award-winning P2P procurement system. We deliver savings on both product purchases and back office processes.
We listen to the needs of our customers which is why our service is bespoke to each organisation’s requirements. We take responsibility for managing suppliers and prices for the duration of the contract period. We suggest new ways to enhance your food service offering with specific skills in sustainability and ‘Food for life Served Here Award’ implementation.
Our CIPS-qualified procurement specialists have an in-depth knowledge of the foodservice industry and EU procurement law.
Our cloud-based P2P system, Pi, will improve your operational efficiencies by automating supplier payments, ordering, management reporting, managing stock, menu costings and allergens whilst linking to EPOS sales data.Visit Pelican Procurement Service
Student.com is the world's largest marketplace for student accommodation. The company seeks to simplify booking accommodation for students through a free global service that puts security and ease-of-use first. It lists the widest and most carefully selected range of rooms that are managed specifically for students.Visit Student.com
Kinetic Solutions are the leading suppliers of event management and student accommodation software to the UK’s Higher Education sector, together with an enviable collection of some of the UK’s leading sports stadia, cultural and unique venues. Our teams and software solutions help you deliver the best customer and student experiences every time.Visit Kinetic Solutions
JLL Higher Education is a specialist team providing strategic property advice to universities, with particular experience in student housing partnerships. We produce estate strategies, demand studies, business cases, and option appraisals, and assist delivery by pulling together the full spectrum of JLL’s technical property advice and services.Visit JLL Higher Education
Circuit is the managed laundry partner of choice for UK universities, designing, supplying and servicing on-site laundry rooms in university halls and accommodation throughout the country.Visit Circuit Group
RMS is a leader in providing student housing and conference management software solutions for colleges and universities globally. Our Mercury platform enables accommodation and residential staff to deliver revolutionary, customized content to their students and housing team.Visit RMS
Housing Hand is the only award-winning rent guarantor service that offers comprehensive protection for rent arrears, damages & eviction costs. Helping students rent in the private sector since 2013. Our reputation with Universities and accommodation providers drives every decision we make. Every guarantee we issue is instantly insured by A rated insurers, authorised and regulated by the FCA.Visit Housing Hand
Student-Furniture, proud CUBO Gold Partner. Student-Furniture part of the LOFT Group fully understand the rising expectations of today’s student. Staying at the forefront of the student furniture industry and creating bespoke environments for work, rest and play using design-led furniture supported by an all-inclusive service.Visit Student Furniture
Nisa, the partner of choice for independent retailers, working tirelessly over the last 40 years providing the tools needed to compete against increased competition in the convenience retail sector.Visit Nisa Local
Ozone is a green, eco-friendly technology that is referred to as ‘Mother
Nature’s own oxidiser’.
SimonsVoss Technologies develop and manufacture wireless electronic locking and access control systems for building applications. The Munich based High-Tech Company was founded in 1995 and in 1998 launched its “Digital Locking Cylinder”.Visit Simons Voss
Subway® has over 2,500 stores throughout the UK and Ireland, of which, 800+ are in non-traditional locations, including universities/colleges, hospitals and transport hubs - a proven business partnership. With a focus on making quality, delicious Subs, flatbreads, wraps and salads, Subway® has built up a vast and loyal customer base.Visit Subway
ASK4 is an award-winning provider of high-speed internet solutions and managed data services for student accommodation. ASK4 currently serves over 160,000 customers across 400+ sites in the UK and Europe. Services include superfast broadband, full site WiFi, 24/7/365 multi-lingual technical support and VoIP telephony. In 2017, ASK4 won Innovation of the Year for 4Network at the Student Accommodation Awards.Visit ASK4