Entertainment has always been a form of self-care, but 2020 really forced it through the motions. From stay-at-home orders glueing us to our televisions, to recreational walks requiring their own soundtracks, to a reduction in teaching pushing students towards podcasts and audiobooks - we’ve all been more reliant than before on our entertainment.

TOP STREAMING SERVICES

We’re all a long way from Blockbuster and Discmans, but how exactly are students choosing between the proliferation of options available to them

SUBSCRIPTION BOXES

Born with the milkmen and paperboys of the 1800s, but revolutionised with e-commerce in the 2010s, subscription boxes are fast becoming another new normal.

A LONG YEAR OF ENTERTAINMENT AND INFORMATION OVERLOAD

Netflix wasn’t the only success of the streaming world in 2020, but it is the stalwart chieftain of student preference. More than 8 in 10 of students use it regularly, a number which has doubled in the past 5 years.

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