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Research, insight & updates

What’s the latest research and insight from Unite Students? Delve into our findings on students, student life and student accommodation.

Imposter Syndrome: What it is and how it can affect students

Frances Abbott, Student Support Manager at Unite Students, shares her experience of Imposter Syndrome, what you need to know about it, and how it can impact on students.

Podcast gives students a voice

A Welfare Revolution? The role of University Security in Student Welfare.

The pioneers of blended learning: what we learned from disabled students

The pioneers of blended learning: what we learned from disabled students

Susannah Doyle explores the benefits of digital learning and how this has enriched disabled students' university experience.

How do you keep 75,000 students safe in a pandemic?

Steph Camm, Head of Health & Safety, reflects on what Unite Students has done to keep students safe throughout Covid.

Hiding in plain sight – Domestic abuse in student accommodation

What does domestic abuse look and sound like in a student accommodation setting? Frances Abbott tells you what you need to know.

Survey: Summary and video

New research finds 9 in 10 students are keen to get on campus once safe to do so

Supporting the return to university

Jenny Shaw outlines how Unite Students will be supporting a Covid-safe return to campus in autumn 2020.

Building Back Better – what can the coronavirus pandemic teach us in the fight against climate change?

James Tiernan considers how Unite Students can build back better post-Covid and be a more sustainable business.

LeapSkills: Parent Edition

Dr Dominique Thompson, GP and student mental health expert, shares her view on Unite Students' LeapSkills programme as a parent.

A Look Back on Mental Health Awareness Week

Risky Business: Student Mental Health in Accommodation through a Risk-Based Perspective

Is UK higher education heading for a digital future?

Jenny Shaw looks at the future of British higher education in light of Covid-19, and whether digital learning will take over.

Coronavirus update – 22 April 2020

Unite Students provides an update on the potential impact of Coronavirus

British Heart Foundation Blog

Vicki Fry talks about our strategic partnership with the BHF

COVID-19: Update 30th March 2020

Coronavirus: University & Student Union FAQs


Coronavirus update – 25 March 2020

Potential impact of Coronavirus on the business and measures to mitigate risks

COVID-19 Update: Cancellation Policy – 24th March 2020

COVID-19: Daily Update 23rd March 2020


Coronavirus update – 16 March 2020

An update regarding coronavirus


Statement regarding Coronavirus

COVID-19 Unite Students Update


ESG Reporting and disclosure

Disclosing our environmental and sustainability performance to external bodies.
Corporate blogs

Middlesex Street Excavation Blog – Donating rare stone to Tower of London

Reigate stone discovered by MOLA during excavations at Boar’s Head to be donated to Tower of London

How I helped other estranged students to thrive at university

Unite Foundation scholar Asher Flanagan speaks to uS about her passion for broadening access to higher education.

Government endorses programme to prepare young people for student life

The charity IntoUniversity shares its thoughts about Unite Students' Leapskills programme, which helps bridge the transition from school to university.

Demand the best Student Welfare support from your PBSA partners

Jenny Shaw reflects on the journey taken to co-create a wellbeing framework for the student accommodation sector.

Student resilience: Exploring the positive case for resilience

Unite Students shares the findings from its student resilience survey, and how this can inform mental health approaches going forward.
Corporate blogs

Middlesex Street Excavation Blog – New discovery

MOLA archaeologists discover 18th century tobacco-pipe kiln at the Boar’s Head Site

LGBT students and family estrangement: how to help

Eluned Parrott, former Director of The Unite Foundation shares some insightful statistics and thought-provoking commentary on why this segment of our wider community appears to be experiencing estrangement issues the most.
Corporate blogs

Data security blog

Jeremy Ehlers talks about our success in attaining Cyber Essentials Plus certification

Five things you need to know about today’s students

Corporate blogs

Middlesex Street Excavation Blog

Heather Knight, a MOLA archaeologist leads the excavation of the Boar's Head Playhouse

The New Realists Blog

Jenny Shaw highlights some of the key findings from the 2019 insight report

Student Outcomes Matter – Support them

What is really important to Chinese students?

A new, government-backed standard for student wellbeing in PBSA

Introducing the Student Wellbeing In Purpose-Built Student Accommodation Guide, co-created with the British Property Federation.

Proudly supporting Student and Staff Diversity

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