Campus-Community Connections
A Publication of ITGA
Housing Access in Communities Hosting Higher Education Institutions SURVEY - Coming to Your Inbox in Mid-January
Communities worldwide are struggling with housing uncertainty and affordability, and those hosting higher education institutions navigate these identical challenges within their unique contexts. To better understand the needs and challenges of stakeholders at higher education institutions and in their host communities, the International Town and Gown Association (ITGA) is partnering with the National League of Cities (NLC), along with other town-gown organizations from around the globe, on a housing survey. DLR Group, an active ITGA member with integrated firm planning and design leadership experience focused on improving housing access, is utilizing its global research expertise to provide survey support. Learn more.
2024 ITGA Conference Updates and Deadlines
This year, we expect over 450+ diverse attendees from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom to foster meaningful discussions, exchange insights, and explore collaborative strategies toward creating thriving communities. Early bird registration closes Wednesday, January 31, 2024. To register for the conference, click here.

There are three unique tracks designed to inform and inspire a broad range of discussions that address society's grand challenges - on our campus, in our cities, and around the world. Be sure to submit a presentation proposal by Friday, February 23, 2024. Click here to see the tracks and submission details.

Interested in being an ITGA sponsor? Visit our sponsorship page and contact Susan Stafford for more details.

Be sure to register for the pre-conference workshop and/or networking opportunities.
National & International Headlines
Studentification and Wellbeing in the Private Rented Sector
The article, by Nick Revington and AJ Wray, is a response to an essay about the impact of off- campus housing on students’ wellbeing.
A New Jack the Bulldog is Coming to Georgetown
A brand new Jack is coming to the campus: a four-month-old bulldog puppy who will fill the void left behind by the last Jack.
Students Create Proposals to Rebuild Ukrainian Cities
Some students at U.S. universities have spent the recent semester creating proposals to rebuild Ukrainian cities destroyed by Russia’s war.
Kingston City Council to Vote on Town-Gown Working Group
The concept of the working group was introduced to establish a group made of representatives from the city, post-secondary institutions, students and area landlords.
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