Research agency Trendence carried out two student surveys to gauge the attitudes, concerns and aspirations of students as the coronavirus pandemic lockdown brought about an early end to the academic year.
In these uncertain times it is vital that universities, and their careers services, do all they can to make sure students are still engaged with their future careers. At King’s College London, employability skills have been embedded within the curriculum for the last two years.
With many students lobbying universities for a ’no detriment’ policy to be adopted, to safeguard a minimum grade that can only be revised upwards, some Irish universities have adopted alternative policies.
The University of Winchester is leading a team of researchers who have launched a new study to examine the effect of the UK government's lockdown strategy on the population's levels of physical activity.
While initiatives to maintain coursework, lectures and contact from third-level institutions have been welcomed, the reality is that students are facing a very stressful and challenging set of circumstances.