Tribe has chosen Sodexo as an operator! Why this is such a big deal? - Tribe CoLiving & Student Accommodation

Tribe has chosen Sodexo as an operator! Why this is such a big deal?

15 September 2020


Sodexo is the global leader in services that improves Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance. Operating in 67 countries, Sodexo provides over 100 million clients an integrated offering developed over more than 50 years of experience: from food services, reception, maintenance and cleaning, to facilities and equipment management; from services and programs fostering employees’ engagement to solutions that simplify and optimize their mobility and expenses management, to in-home assistance, child care centers and concierge services.

Sodexo India On-site Services is a leading service provider of food and facilities management solutions that impact the quality of life of clients and its employees.

Why is this gaining popularity?

Of the 34.1 million Indian students enrolled in higher education, over 30% students pursue courses away from their home town. Campus accommodation is limited and PGs and rental accommodation near universities lack the holistic premium living solution.

With greater awareness for quality of life, parents and students are seeking a safe, secure and hygienically maintained facility with nutritious and fresh food availability. Residential campuses, therefore, are viewed as an extension to home with modern, state-of-the-art amenities and services that include high-speed Wi-Fi, comfortable en- suite bedrooms, space to study and space to have fun.

Sodexo’s student experience program, called Student Living by Sodexo, goes beyond simply managing facilities. It employs student engagement strategies and services to help students feel at home and succeed both academically and socially. For the residential campuses it means, helping them focus on their core functions. Sodexo will offer a comprehensive range of services including student dining, hi-street retail food solutions, advanced cleaning and housekeeping solutions, technical engineering, security, building maintenance and service help desk.

“Student living is an emerging niche in India”, says Nitin Trikha, Segment Director – Sodexo Schools & Universities in India. serve 56 premium schools & universities serving more than Sodexo globally has over 25 years of experience in managing off-campus Student Living Residences. In India, currently, they 155,000 healthy & nutritious meals every day to over 91,000 students and 10,000 staff and faculty. Sodexo also manages facilities with over 26 million sq.ft, including complete maintenance of 6000+ hostel rooms on campus.

Collaboration with Tribe Student Accommodation

Being India’s First Luxury Student Hostel firm, Tribe aims to provide the best possible student living experience in the country. Being a pioneer in this luxury niche, we pride ourselves on providing the best student living experience possible in the country. We are continuously at work trying to improve and innovate to lead this industry niche forward.

The collaboration with Sodexo is a step forward as it complements our brand vision and ethos of providing a world- class service experience. The initiative includes complete management of Tribe Student Accommodations’ 600-bed residential campuses in Mumbai and Pune in its first phase. This collaboration will elevate an already high level of experience at Tribe by bringing one of the world leaders in terms of operations to our customers.

The safety and hygiene requirements of a post-COVID era have been integral in our choice for a partner and Sodexo is well known for high standards in such areas.

“This collaboration, we are confident, will elevate an already high level of experience at Tribe by bringing one of the world leaders in terms of operations to our customers. We look forward to this partnership and hope for consistent growth”, says Yogesh Mehra, CEO & Founder, Tribe Student Accommodation.

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This collaboration will help bring us closer to our mission of providing being India’s best Student Housing firm with the Happiest customers.


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