In these monthly trending topic surveys, we keep up to date with news, trends and current affairs. How do they impact students and what are their thoughts on what's happening right now?

This month, we talked to UK students about these trending topics:

  • The cost of living and how this is affecting their study
  • What students want to see from university open days
  • The low trust in Government and its impact

Find out the key takeaways by downloading the report today!

The Lowdown

The insights covered here are from our student community of over 141,000 panel members. The panel complete surveys on anything from safety on campus to their travel plans for the coming year. We also work with our partners to ask specific questions each month.

Along with our downloadable PDF reports, you can find all of the Student Pulse insights hosted on Akero dashboards for easy viewing and filtering.

These insights can then be used by marketers to make smarter and savvier decisions about how best to connect and engage with this diverse audience of individuals. And by signing up to the Student Pulse, you can unlock all these insights for free, too.

4 in 5

students are worried about the cost of living in the UK


of prospective students have attended a university open day


of students have low trust in the government