Welcome to dot.

The first and final word in global student living.

Transform student living.

Dot is a transformational force in global student living. We create, we connect, and we capture opportunities like no-one else.

We’re here to shape a better future. We’ll never stop pushing for progress and creating sustainable value for generations to come.

Perfectly positioned to harness the energy and optimism that arrives with every new generation of students, we connect leaders and expertise to unlock growth in a sector that never stays still.

The global student living space is bursting with opportunity.

Smart people. Thriving communities. Inspiring spaces. Big ambitions. Tiny details.

There’s only one thing that brings them all together. dot.

Our values


Through three decades of firsts and a passion for international growth and innovation, our unique proposition is as strong as ever.


As members of the Dot family, our businesses and teams are empowered to make a tangible difference.


Strong and trusted relationships matter to us because we know they build a better future.

The proof is in the dot. dot. dot.

living spaces
years of experience
listing locations
beds hosted online
women in leadership roles
students employed
student nationalities

Why dot?

We’ve been evolving student living since we created the sector more than 30 years ago. Now it’s time to evolve ourselves.

We are the global leader in student living, uniquely positioned in the industry with our integrated family of market-leading businesses.

Nicholas Porter founded our group with a specific purpose: to provide a brighter future for students and long-term growth for investors. Uniquely positioned to connect all aspects of global student living, Dot creates sustainable value for generations to come.

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A better life. A bigger impact.

Don't just take our word for it.
Dot is a leader in global student living.

Together with its family of businesses, the group is positioned to capture the opportunities like never before. The student sector has stood the test of time and continues to grow and attract record levels of investment. Dot personifies the student journey, the experience and potential in one and I’m excited to be part of it.

Alec Burger, Non-Executive Chair.
I am extremely proud to see the evolution of Dot.

It truly represents the future of the global student and leads the way in such a vibrant and in demand industry. Dot’s passion for education and making a difference is a real testament to its team and leadership.

Chantal Rickards OBE, Non-Executive Director.
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