Accommodation Matters S02E04: Preparing for September (Part 1)
June’s episode is the first of a two-parter on preparing for September, with this instalment focusing on the incoming student cohort, to share our learnings with the sector.
Among other threads, our expert guests covered these students’ concerns about September’s academic and social opportunities, the prevalence of imposter syndrome in students who haven’t had the opportunity to show their mettle in exams, their expectations of support from universities and accommodation providers, and parents’ involvement in their children’s university plans.
Accommodation Matters host Darren Ellis, Higher Education Engagement Director at Unite Students, is joined on the episode by:
• Adrian Clark, Student Health and Wellbeing Manager at University of London
• Wayne Templeman, Director of Sixth Form at St Bonaventure’s
• Sunday Blake, President at Exeter Students’ Guild
• Simon Jones, Business Development Director at Unite Students
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