Gen Z and dating: how much do you know?

As Gen Zs, today’s students are bucking trends left right and center – but is this still true when it comes to their dating lives? Ahead of Student Beans’ dating and relationships survey in the new year, put your knowledge to the...

How Gen Z voters shaped the US election

With a record turnout spanning every state, Gen Z came out in force to shape their future in the US election last week. We check in on the issues that got them voting – and their methods of spreading the word. The...

A sneak peek at Gen Z’s new years’ resolutions

Students know full well that 2021 won’t mean the end of COVID-19. But like most of the world, they’re excited to put the past year behind them, tentatively stepping into a fresh start. Here’s an early glimpse of what they’re excited...

Pop quiz: Gen Z vs Millennials

They’re two demographics that are often merged together – but they’re actually very different. When it comes to market segmentation, how well do you know the difference between Gen Z and Millennials? START...

7 reasons your brand should offer a student discount

Promotions are a strong feature in the traditional marketing mix, however, discounting for students specifically is sometimes overlooked. If your brand is marketing to University students, you should seriously consider offering a student...

10 useful facts about UK students

Here at Student Beans, we pride ourselves on knowing all about our student users, including the latest stats on studying and student life. If you want to get a better understanding of this valuable young audience, read on to find out...

How is COVID-19 affecting universities this term?

With social meetups in the UK now limited by law to six people or fewer, how will the overall university experience adapt to fit with the new guidelines?  For students, preparing to head off to university is usually a...

Know your tribe: the apprentices

Over two million students started or returned to uni this autumn. But around 750,000 Gen Z school leavers are currently receiving a paycheck and harnessing their spending power for the first time. If your youth marketing strategy doesn’t...

Know your tribe: the out-of-state college movers

When shopping for college, the student tribe will have very different purchasing intent based on whether they’re moving out of state or not. So, what makes this group tick – and how can you market to them?  How...

What do US teens buy on the route to adulthood?

If you’re marketing to Gen Z, you’re marketing to a generation in constant flux. As students take those crucial steps from high school to college, there are certain purchases they’ll pick up on the way. Here’s what you need to...

Gen Z’s journey to independence: where do you fit in?

Gen Z have grown up over the past 25 years – the oldest within the cohort are now financially independent. It’s easy to see this as a single moment when young people suddenly start swiping their credit cards left, right and centre....

5 things people say about students that are totally untrue

Each generation of students is unique, which means it’s very important for us here at Student Beans to always be up-to-date on the latest trends and consumer behaviours of our global student network, and to share these insights...