Social media for students and academic success

“How’s lockdown?” – Some insights from our check-in with UK students

There’s no question that lockdown is taking its toll on all demographics. But how are students coping? We checked in to find out what’s getting them through, and what they’re looking forward to post-lockdown....

Brands, get ready for Welcome Week with these top tips

Check out our top tips for marketing to students as they prepare for the start of the next academic year, kicking off with Welcome Week at the end of the month. Welcome Week, also known as Orientation Week or O-Week,...

Australian border closure: what this means for international students

Australia is a country renowned for its high intake of international students. We look at how the ongoing border closure will affect student’s spending and the start of the first semester in a few weeks time....

A-level results day 2021: a guide for brands

COVID-19 has caused almost every delay imaginable – but it’s had the opposite effect on results day 2021. A-level students are set to receive their results early, at the start of July. Here’s what that means for...

Generation Covid: how the pandemic is shaping Gen Z’s attitudes towards health

Reputable for being the most diverse generation to date, could Gen Z be the most health conscious, too? We explore how the Coronavirus is influencing Gen Z’s attitudes towards their health. More of today’s young...

UK lockdown: five lessons for brands to learn from last time

This week, the UK found itself in its third national lockdown. But what does this mean for the country’s 2.4 million students? Using our learnings from that first lockdown back in March, together with new insights, we’ve put together...

UK lockdown tier system: what do students think?

Last week, the UK lockdown came to an end – now, students across the country find themselves with varying restrictions depending on where they live. What do students think of the new tier system – and how might it affect them...

Black Friday in lockdown: a guide

As the UK reaches the midpoint of our second lockdown, shoppers are really putting the “cyber” in Cyber Week in the build-up to the biggest shopping event of the year. Make sure you’ve pivoted your Black Friday marketing strategy so that...

COVID-19 college closures: how can brands support students?

Since students went back to school, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise – which means that colleges are rethinking the delivery of their programs. How can you help students to navigate this curveball? 2020’s Back...

Campaign Spotlight: how Pizza Pilgrims moved with the times during lockdown

As lockdown hit, serving up fresh-out-of-the-oven pizza wasn’t an option for Pizza Pilgrims anymore – so they handed over the chef whites to their customer base, delivering over 20,000 DIY kits across London and...

Eat Out to Help Out: are restaurants back on the menu for Gen Z?

So far during COVID-19, restaurants have faced marketing challenges like no other sector. Many have pivoted to delivery and takeaway-only models or introduced innovative “cook-at-home” kits – but diners can now swap takeaways on...

Top tips for Gen Z travel marketing post-lockdown

As we reach summer holiday season, many of us are dreaming of the overseas adventures we’d usually be embarking on around this time of year. With lockdown measures gradually lifting, there are hopes that non-essential travel will be...