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"I'm already falling": Supporting care-experienced and estranged students over the summer (2020) In late May, Become, Stand Alone, The Unite Foundation, NNECL and Spectra jointly surveyed over 450 UK care-experienced and estranged students in higher education to investigate the impact of Covid-19 on their financial situations over the summer. Download the PDF

This followed a previous survey undertaken in the week following lockdown which revealed the significant concerns that students without family support had around finance, loneliness and mental health, accommodation, and academic study.