In response to the new national lockdown, University of Manchester students are being fenced into their accommodation. Students are outraged at being locked into their halls against their will.

Mental Health

Mental health for students is at an all time low. Since universities opened in September, it has been reported that a student has died every week as a result of suicide.  Fencing in students will have a disastrous impact on their mental health. Manchester University needs to take action in tackling the more deadly pandemic of depression and anxiety. Many students have taken to twitter to express their concern:



The University of Manchester must protect the wellbeing of their students. Trapping students in their accommodation will have a detrimental impact on their mental health.