Uliving Will be Rio’s New Option for Student Housing

The famous Hotel Novo Mundo in Rio de Janeiro will be converted into a student residence by 2020.

By Harold Emert

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a city that is continuously renewing itself, the sad news of the closing of Novo Mundo, one of Rio's most traditional hotels, has turned out to be good news for students.

The São Paulo group Uliving, specialists in student housing, has announced that the hotel, after conversion into a student residence, will be ready in 2020. It will house 400 students at moderate prices ranging from 900 reais to 2,300 reais per person.

Housing candidates must prove they are enrolled in educational courses from high school to post-graduate . . .

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