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9 in 10 parents experienced grief after kids left for university this year

Our new independent research shows empty nest syndrome is hitting hard.

Rise in eating disorders amongst students sparks concern – 30 June 2021

Our latest survey shows a rise of students suffering with eating disorders

Students call for stronger action on climate change – 09 June 2021

Including campus bans on single-use plastics, fines for peers and annual limits on flights

Students’ mental health hit by Covid-19

Students’ mental health hit by Covid-19, but majority say university life has positive effect

Our students show resilience during national lockdown – 29 January 2021

Some of our customers reflect on their experiences during lockdown

Survey: Students keen to get back to university campuses to study and socialise – 09 June 2020

New report sheds light on different students’ university experience – 16 October 2017

Unite Students announces latest Insight Report exploring different students’ university experience.

University applicants set for shock to the system – 4 July 2017

New report says more can be done to prepare young people for university.

Report reveals how 9,000 students and university applicants feel about non-academic aspects of life – 31 August 2016

Report reveals how 9,000 students and university applicants feel about non-academic aspects of life

New university students booking first year accommodation “worried about ghosts” as competition for places heats up – 14 August 2014

New university students booking first year accommodation "worried about ghosts" as competition for places heats up

Financial matters and employability are front of mind for current and future students – 12 June 2014

Financial matters and employability are front of mind for current and future students

Revealed – most internships go un-taken – 17 September 2016

Revealed - most internships go un-taken

Almost 32,000 students using payday loan firms – 01 July 2015

Almost 32,000 students using payday loan firms

Revealed: Students aiming to boost their CVs give 28 million hours to charity – 09 June 2015

Revealed: Students aiming to boost their CVs give 28 million hours to charity

Poll: 85% of students plan to vote – 10 April 2015

Poll: 85% of students plan to vote