69 percent of college students are nervous about returning to third level education – Her.ie

61 percent are worried about Covid-19.

2020 has been a challenging and uncertain time for all, but especially for Irish students. With schools and colleges closed for over five months, it’s only natural that the new academic year will be a daunting one.

Exit Entry recently conducted a survey among third-level students in the run up the new college term and found that most students are concerned about returning to college.

The research revealed that 69 percent of respondents are nervous about starting or returning to their studies.

When queried on their main worries, 61 percent were worried about Covid-19, 20 percent were worried about their accommodation needs, while 20 percent were worried about paying their college fees.

The research also found that a substantial 77 percent of third-level students continue to worry about money during the college year while 45 percent of students noted that finding accommodation and

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