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Student Accommodation Association Industry Lunch in Perth

  • 24 May 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM (AWST)
  • Intercontinental Perth City Centre, 815 Hay Street, Perth WA, 6000


The Student Accommodation Association National Committee warmly invites you to join the Industry Networking Event in Perth on Friday, 24 May at 12:00pm.


This event is a unique opportunity for professionals in the education sector, student accommodation providers, and anyone interested in the continuous improvement of the international student experience in Australia to connect with industry peers, engage in meaningful networking, and gain insights from leading experts in the field.

DATE: Friday, 24 May 2024

TIME: 12pm - 2:30pm

Location: Intercontinental Perth City Centre, 815 Hay Street, Perth WA, 6000

Keynote Presentations

Attracting PBSA Investment into Western Australia

Derryn Belford,

Chief Executive Officer, Study Perth

A discussion around the opportunities for investment in student accommodation in Perth to support WA’s growing international education sector.

What is the National Property Accreditation Scheme (NPAS)?

Geoff Denison, President, Student Accommodation Association (SAA)

How did it come to fruition?

What does it look like? How does it benefit students, education and student accommodation providers and Australia as a study destination?

Discussion Panel: 

A look into future investment strategies required to provide quality student accommodation to meet current

and future demands

Facilitator: Geoff Denison


  • Derryn Belford, CEO, Study Perth
  • Luke Johnson, Residence Manager, Yugo and SAA Executive Member
  • Dale Page, General Manager Planning and Economic Development, City of Perth

Ticket price: 

SAA Executive Members:  $95 
SAA Non-Executive Members:  $110
Non-Members: $135 
(prices GST inclusive) 

Includes a two course meal, plus, a selection of wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea.

The SAA wishes to acknowledge the financial and practical support of the following organisations and partners.


PO Box 3561
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000


0479 041 985