Student Lifestyle Report 2023 - The cost of living
You can get your hands on a copy here, before the whole report is published next month.
Having spent 15 years working in education, accommodation, and insurance – I’ve seen plenty of market forces at work first hand. From the 2008 recession and recovery, to the 2016 referendum, 2020’s pandemic, and now 2022’s war in Ukraine plus a cost-of-living increase – we’ve been through a lot.
But if there’s one thing I’ve seen stay steady throughout, it’s the modern student.
Somehow the most resilient, elastic, determined, and buoyant demographic of us all – they’ve been reliable stalwarts of spending. Spurred on by the necessary purchases of study and a commitment to live life to the full, they’re valuable customers to brands at home and abroad. I know it personally, as a proud member of the University of Wales’ Class of ‘08, and I know it professionally, having worked with young people for...