22 Sep 2021

Universities reopen their doors after Covid causes worst disruption since WW2

North of England Correspondent

Over the next two weeks in Leeds, more than 70,000 students will arrive at the city’s five separate universities.

For some, it’ll be their first time away from home. For others, it’ll be a welcome return after the Covid pandemic caused the most significant disruption to higher education since the Second World War.

What lessons have universities learned from the pandemic disruption? And how do students feel about returning to lecture theatres?