THE UNITE GROUP PLC (the "Company")
11 January 2023
The Company announces that in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.14, Elizabeth McMeikan, Senior Independent and Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of the Company, will be appointed to the Board of Nichols plc (AIM: NICL) as a Non-Executive Director from 1 February 2023.
As previously announced, Elizabeth McMeikan will be retiring from the Company's Board of Directors with effect from close of business on 28 February 2023.
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About Unite Students
Unite Students is the UK's largest owner, manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) serving the country's world-leading higher education sector. We provide homes to 74,000 students across 172 properties in 25 leading university towns and cities. We currently partner with over 60 universities across the UK.
Our people are driven by a common purpose: to provide a 'Home for Success' for the students who live with us. Unite Students' accommodation is safe and secure, high quality, and affordable. Students live predominantly in en-suite study bedrooms with rents covering all bills, insurance, 24-hour security and high-speed wi-fi. We also achieved a five-star British Safety Council rating in our last audit in 2020.
We are committed to raising standards in the student accommodation sector for our customers, investors and employees. This is why our new Sustainability Strategy, launched in 2021, which includes our social impact strategy with a significant focus on providing opportunities for all.
Founded in 1991 in Bristol, the Unite Group is an award-winning Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), listed on the London Stock Exchange. For more information, visit Unite Group's corporate website www.unite-group.co.uk or the Unite Students' site www.unitestudents.com