Black History Month: how Gen Z is shaping BLM

With the Black Lives Matter movement rising to prominence in 2020, this Black History Month in the UK is both a time to reflect – but also to look to a future of action and positive change. If the virtual actions and physical...

Black Lives Matter: four messages from Gen Z to brands

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement continues to gain traction around the world – and young activists are among those spearheading the campaign for justice. Speaking at the Youth Marketing Strategy (YMS) Online last month, here’s...

How students are leading change through the Black Lives Matter movement

The Black Lives Matter protests taking place around the globe, following the death of George Floyd last month, have attracted a huge number of young people, including students. This digital native demographic has also used their go-to...

What brands can do to support marginalised young people all year round

From the Black Lives Matter protests in the US and worldwide, to the arrival of Pride Month, June has begun with conversation firmly focused on what we can do to support marginalised communities. We’re seeing unprecedented numbers of...

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...

The student campaigns that actually changed the world

Today’s students are more motivated than ever to create social change and take action on the issues they believe in. The student voice is getting louder than ever. 71% of their generation believe they can make a “big impact in the world”...

9 vegan brands proving cool can be cruelty-free

Bringing together values of healthy eating and protecting the environment, veganism is a huge trend among young people today, including students. Our recent Student Shopping Report highlighted how ethical issues can impact their...