31 March 2017

Addicted to our smartphones

​Students around the world are strikingly similar in how they use media – and how ‘addicted’ they are to it, according to a global study of university students by the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda (ICMPA), in partnership with the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change.

The ICMPA-Salzburg Academy study asked approximately1,000 students in 10 countries on five continents to abstain from using all media for a day. After their 24 hours of abstinence, the students were then asked to report their successes and admit to any failures.

Read the full HeadLines blog here.

Mrs Deb Clancy
Head of Boarding and Academic Care