Drugs and Vaping survey

Take The Tab’s Drugs and Vaping Survey 2024

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Druggy uni students are probably the oldest stereotype out there. Obviously students are taking drugs, but do we actually know what, when and why other than assumptions? Is ket cheap at your uni or is everyone turning to study drugs to help save their dwindling 2:1s?

Every year, The Tab runs a totally anonymous survey of over 10,000 students to measure how drug habits are changing at uni. They tell us who is doing what, how much and why. This allows us to spot drug trends at universities across the country.

In previous years we’ve found that student drug use at uni had gone up during the pandemic and that Manchester and Bristol are the druggiest unis. We also found that the biggest reason students do drugs is due to boredom and that drugs such as Xanax are on the rise. But how has this changed in 2023? What is everyone taking more of this year and why?

Last year we also surveyed 18,000 students to find that over a quarter of UK university students say they are addicted to Elf Bars. Therefore, there is also a small section on vaping in the survey to understand how this has changed in the last year.

So please take our quick Drugs and Vaping Survey below. It is completely anonymous and if you choose to leave your email we will get in touch with you privately. We won’t publish anyone’s stories or identify anyone without permission.

Take The Tab’s Drugs and Vaping Survey 2024 here:

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