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One in seven university students report having ADHD or being autistic, new study reveals

A major new report on student experience and neurodiversity shows more than 14 per cent of current university applicants report having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or are autistic. 
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Rising cost of living increases pressure on parents with children at university – new study by Unite Students

New independent research commissioned by Unite Students shows parents and students at university are feeling the impact of the rising cost of living. With financial anxiety at high levels, Unite has partnered with Blackbullion to offer support to students and parents in a free downloadable guide.
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Careers advice driving inequality in education, report shows

The Social Market Foundation has published a report, sponsored by Unite Students, which shows careers advice is still “socially patterned” - schools in wealthier areas tend to steer children towards higher education, while schools in less affluent places are more likely to emphasise vocational routes.
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New report explores experience of Black students in UK student accommodation

A new report ‘Living Black at University’ examines the experiences of Black students living in student accommodation in the UK.

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

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