There is a feeling of hope in the air.
As COVID retreats, spring blooms. As the days get longer, the world begins to reopen. And as the mornings get brighter, students return to campus.
Whilst we will all be extremely glad to see the end of social distancing and masks, once it is safe, the lasting impact of COVID cannot be overstated. It has been transformational, not least of all for the new students who have had en
tirely different university experiences than the ones they were expecting. A full third of their learning so far has been encapsulated by stay-at-home orders, remote learning, and very limited social engagement with their peers.
Our Student Lifestyle Report, now in its tenth year, is designed to determine how behaviours in students have changed over the past 12 months, to inform strategy for the next 12.
Suffice to say, this was our most challenging rendition yet. But here’s what we discovered:
Students want more...