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...

5 Gen Z brands that have adapted during the coronavirus pandemic

The COVID-19 lockdown has impacted brands across every sector that markets to young people, whether they’ve been forced to temporarily close, or to change their business model to survive. We’ve been impressed by how some of Gen Z’s...

Revenge spending explained: Will luxury brands see a boost post-lockdown?

As we start to see COVID-19 cases reduce, countries including the UK, Australia and the US are reopening non-essential businesses, including retail. Retailers with physical stores will be excited about the prospect of reopening after...

How students are celebrating graduation in lockdown

For students graduating high school or college this year, some of the most important rites of passage will sadly be missed. However, while they can’t happen in the traditional way, that doesn’t mean they can’t be transformed for the...

How UK student life has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic

One of our key values here at Student Beans is to listen to the needs of our vast community of student users, and this has become more important than ever during the current global crisis, the coronavirus pandemic. Each month we survey...

The top 5 things students can’t wait to do after lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in young people not being able to participate in many of their favourite activities. As restrictions start to be lifted, attention is turning to the post-lockdown future. Our latest survey of Student...

Your questions answered: How the pandemic affects US college students

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, our clients and friends throughout the student marketing industry have been coming to us with questions about how the crisis was impacting students’ education, social lives, and spending...

Inspiring actions from some of our favourite brands during the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has forced us all to rethink our marketing strategies, and many brands have recognised that now is the time to put their customers and communities first. If you’re looking for a way that you and your...