Survation University and College Union Survey September 2020
A new Survation survey of people living in England’s most populous towns and cities has found that 3 in 5 residents believe a return of students will lead to a local COVID-19 lockdown.
In the survey of major urban centre residents, conducted on behalf of the University and College Union, 57% of respondents thought new restrictions were likely to follow a return to studies this September, while 27% thought this was not likely, and 17% were unsure.
1 in 2 respondents – 50% – said that universities should cancel face-to-face teaching for the coming term and restrict students to online learning as far as possible. 1 in 3 respondents (35%) disagreed with this, while 15% were uncertain about the best course of action.
31% of those polled thought local track and trace systems were sufficient to control another potential wave of COVID-19 – but 57% said they were not confident that present systems would have the capacity to deal with a new outbreak.
Survation conducted an online poll of 1,012 adults aged 18+ living in the 25 most populous towns and cities in England. Fieldwork was conducted between 11th and 14th September 2020. Data tables are available here.
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