WE Education Report

Vital insights into Gen Z and Millennials' behavior, plans, and views—with major takeaways for brands.

The majority of Western European students tell YPulse that their education has been set back because of COVID, and many are feeling overwhelmed when thinking about the upcoming Fall 2021 semester. With so much of their education feeling uncertain, many students have begun to question the necessity of university degrees. Now, many Western European students are prioritizing different goals for themselves—and are rethinking what’s needed to be successful.This report reveals Western European students’ thoughts on their current education and what they now want most as we head into a post-COVID future.Download the full report for insights on:

  • Students’ feelings going into the upcoming 2021 Fall semester
  • Whether or not students feel they need to have a university degree to be successful in life
  • The most important attributes students are looking out for when choosing a university
  • Why Millennial parents are teaching their kids alternatives to a traditional university education

Report length: 14 pages

Based on a survey of 1300 13-39-year-olds in the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, fielded in July 2021 

Additional survey content for Pro users: Their thoughts on schools going remote or having in-person classes in the upcoming school year, how many universities they plan to apply to, what they want to study in university, and the real-life skills they want to learn about in school. 

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