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Global Taskforces to lead PBSA sector in facing key challenges

In collaboration with international partners across finance, development, design and operations, Global Student Living has today announced the launch of two global Taskforces to...
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Student Wellbeing recovery stalls in Europe as cost of living crisis bites

Data from the Global Student Living Index shows that while levels of ‘low’ mental wellbeing have fallen amongst students since the peaks of Covid...

Global Student Living and The Class Foundation announce collaboration on European student wellbeing

The Class Foundation and Global Student Living have announced an exciting new collaboration investigating the relationship between student accommodation, living experience, and student well-being...
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A quarter of UK students and young graduates expect to use food banks, survey...

A recent survey of students and young graduates by and GradTouch has revealed the anxiety young people are feeling in the face of...

Disabled students suffer as temperatures soar

Data from the latest Global Student Living Index survey of over 65,000 students across Europe shows that disabled students are 50% more likely than non-disabled students to report negative experiences of temperature in their accommodation.
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Needle spiking awareness campaign planned for UK freshers’ week

Proposed UK government add campaign will draw attention to 'new phenomenon' of needle spiking in nightclubs; timed to kick off alongside the start of the new academic year.
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More harm than good: preventable deaths hampered by zero-tolerance drug policies

The Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi) has released a report detailing how students approach the practicalities of drug use at university. The findings show: Of...
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Safety over studies, as war in Ukraine leaves students trapped

The declaration of war between Russia and Ukraine has prompted outrage and dismay from citizens and global leaders alike. Whilst attention has been rightly focused...
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UK student drinking culture leaves a bad taste in the mouth

For many, drinking is an ingrained part of student culture and university life. Fresher's week, society parties and social events often revolve around the...
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‘Badge of honour’ – PhD students say suffering is sign of working hard, not...

In a study of PhD students' mental wellbeing, UK researchers discovered trends of ill mental health, with levels more severe than working professionals. The survey...
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