Collegedunia and Stanza Living partner to make search for student housing easier

Collegedunia and Stanza Living partner to make search for student housing easier

Collegedunia Web Pvt Ltd. has successfully established itself as a leading educational portal, India’s largest review platform.

Collegedunia, India’s leading admission-assistance portal has partnered with Stanza Living, India’s largest managed accommodation company, to facilitate student accommodation discovery during the new academic season. Collegedunia, which provides comprehensive information and detailed reviews about education opportunities across more than 27,000 colleges, 7000+ courses, 350+ exams under various streams, enables students to make better decisions about their higher education opportunities.

Through this partnership with Stanza Living, a key element of their decision-making – finding high-quality living arrangements for hassle-free college days – will be conveniently resolved. Students visiting Collegedunia will be able to browse through Stanza Living’s rich inventory across popular education hubs like Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Vijayanagar, Ahmedabad, Pune, Jaipur, Bhopal and more; and discover the options best suited to their diverse lifestyle needs, preferred location and budget choices.

Collegedunia is visited by over 20 million users monthly to get solutions to admission and college-related queries. Hostel search has been one of the top three search queries (along with courses and admissions) on their portal, which they typically address by sharing on-campus hostel related information collected from official university and college sources. However, with limited campus inventory available, a majority of migrant students are left to fend for housing options by themselves.

According to a report by top real estate consulting firm Knight Frank, only 20% of the current demand for student housing is fulfilled by university-operated supply. As a result, students are forced to settle for unstandardized PGs, hostels, and rental housing options, where focus on infrastructure and service quality is limited. With this partnership, students can get access to curated accommodation options from Stanza Living’s vast inventory of 70000+ beds. Spread across 22+ cities, these residences have been certified ‘Safe Place to Stay’ and ‘Safe Place to Cook’ by leading quality audit firm Equinox Labs, making them a viable consumer choice.

Speaking about the partnership, Sahil Chalana, Founder & CEO of Collegedunia said “We are thrilled to introduce Stanza Living’s new-age accommodation options to the millions of students planning their higher education journey with us. Every year, we become the go-to information and assistance platform enabling students to make great education choices. With this partnership, we are extending our support to them in accessing the best accommodation choices as well.”

Sahil Chopra, VP-Marketing and Communication, Stanza Living said “We are excited to partner with a trusted platform like Collegedunia to introduce our vibrant, curated, hassle-free living experiences to their audience. With the addition of our service offering, students visiting the portal can now complete the whole journey from searching for colleges to discovering the right accommodation even before they move to a new city”.

About Collegedunia

Collegedunia Web Pvt Ltd. has successfully established itself as a leading educational portal, India’s largest review platform, and an extensive search engine for students, parents, and education industry players who are seeking information on the higher education sector in India and abroad. Since 2014, Collegedunia has been committed to helping students and parents with authentic information on more than 27,000 colleges, 7000+ courses, 350+ exams segmented in streams like Management, Engineering, Medical, Arts and much more. At Collegedunia, we aim to help students make the right decision, hence offering over 2,00,000 bonafide College Reviews. Within the span of 5 years, Collegedunia has an average of 10 Lac sessions daily and aims to multiply the number in the coming future. We aspire to reach the maximum number of students who wish to pursue higher education in India or Abroad.

About the Founder:

Collegedunia was founded in 2014 by Sahil Chalana, an alumnus of BITS Pilani. He has also founded Zoutons and 3.14 Digital. Chalana previously worked as a Product Developer with INSEAD, France.

About Stanza Living 

Stanza Living ( is India’s largest managed accommodation company offering dedicated solutions for students and working professionals with an inventory of 70,000+ beds across 22 cities in India. A tech-enabled, community living concept, Stanza Living delivers world-class living experiences built on a wide array of amenities and services for convenient living, operated by a professional team. The company is backed by marquee global investors like Alpha Wave Incubation, Equity International, Falcon Edge Capital, Sequoia India, Matrix, Accel Partners and Alteria Capital. 

About the Founders:

Stanza Living was co-founded by Sandeep Dalmia and Anindya Dutta in 2017. Dalmia is an alumnus of Delhi College of Engineering and IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to Stanza, he was a Principal at Boston Consulting Group. Dutta was previously a Real Estate investor with Oaktree Capital and prior to that, he worked at Goldman Sachs in London. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmedabad.

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