Atira Student Living has evolved from The Pad brand. With over 10 years of market leading student accommodation innovation, this experience culminates with the opening in February 2017 of a new building in South Brisbane taking the concept further.
The building features:
- Unique modern design
- High quality finishes and facilities
- High levels of security and safety
- All new standards of service, support, facilities for student accommodation.
Atira brings a unique business model to the Australian student sector that is more deeply customer-connected experience. “We see the connection between students, the community, education providers, lifestyle and professional development.” Andrea Slingsby, CEO Atira Student Living
Atira is a formal partnership with Blue Sky Alternative Investments (Blue Sky) and Goldman Sachs with a goal to acquire, develop and operate up to 10,000 purpose built student beds across Australia and New Zealand. Atira will manage the $1.5 billion property portfolio.
Atira Vision and Philosophy
Academic success is enhanced when the connection between students, the community, education providers, lifestyle and professional development occurs.
Our approach is to provide an environment for:
- Friendship and community
- An enriching Student Experience
- Safety and security
- A comprehensive first week experience orientation
- Getting to know the area, shopping, eating and lifestyle
- Emersion in Australiana life e.g. BBQ/Lone Pine/Koala
- Ease of access to transport, proximity, locations and facilities Affordable cost of living
- Friendly Staff
Atira was formed with a vision to deliver a new benchmark in student accommodation.
From the architecturally-designed, purpose-built locations, to the range of on-site support services and rich lifestyle choices, Atira is much more than a place to live. We want to create memorable life experiences for our students.
Atira is one of the largest student accommodation providers in Australia with currently 1,000 beds under management and a further 4,600 beds coming soon across Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
Australian tertiary education has a justifiably excellent reputation internationally. We have partnered with leading universities and tertiary institutions to ensure students have a place to live and work which not only complements this learning experience, but which goes beyond to provide personal and professional development.