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Mass exodus of #UK students is expected as Covid lockdown starts

Coronavirus, Education, England, Europe, Health

Students in cities across England could begin a mass exodus back to their families ahead of new lockdown measures coming into force on Thursday.

Hilary Gyebi-Ababio, National Union of Students vice president for higher education, said students were “really wanting to go home”.

“There’s a sense there could be a mass exodus,” she told the BBC.

It comes after Universities Minister Michelle Donelan urged students, in a letter on Monday, not to “rush home”.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-54796255

 

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