COVID-19 resources

An International Student's Guide to UK University (COVID-19)

This covers a lot of useful information, such as:

  • A summary of the education sector’s response to COVID-19 and the impact it’s had on students - such as their mental health, which 83% of young people said has declined since the outbreak.
  • How admission requirements and visa extensions are being handled according to the latest guidelines from Ofqual and the Home Office.
  • What changes can be expected in the future - such as 97% of universities aiming to provide in-person learning once lockdown restrictions are lifted.
  • A FAQ section, which addresses some of the most common concerns that international students might have.

"Understanding Screen Addiction and Responsible Digital Use"

This guide offers:

  • Informative insights into increased screen use during COVID-19 - with phone usage up by about 30% from pre-pandemic levels.
  • Step-by-step advice on how to take control of your screen use by identifying triggers, scheduling screen time, and setting restrictions on your phone.
  • Useful information on digital detoxers and dieters: 7 in 10 people have tried to moderate their digital consumption in some way, with 37% deleting an app and 27% turning off notifications.
  • Quotes from experts appear throughout, along with useful links for further reading on the topic.

Feel free to check the full guide here: https://www.comparethemarket.com/broadband/content/screen-usage-guide/

Infographics

Infographics showing what can go into the normal day of a student, to give you an idea to what each entails from the perspective of two of our student representatives - Jordan Bell (current PhD student) and Mastveer Ghatahora (current undergraduate student).

BASES Infographic PhD

BASES Infographic Undergraduate