Student accommodation property was thought to be a resilient, defensive asset in previous crises, but does this hold true at a time of the Covid-19 pandemic when the new normal are social distancing and online classes?The segment has won many deep-pocketed admirers over the past five years among sovereign wealth funds and pension fund managers, with the likes of Singapore’s GIC, Blackstone and Scape Australia among the hungriest investors. Now, there is a mixed view about the segment’s…