A more joined up approach is needed to make sure support for students is there when it's required.
Students across the world are using social media to research and choose their university.
Local residents of St Andrews feel university growth has come at too high a cost – it's time for local councils and universities to overcome the divide between town and gown.
Although they're at greater risk of violent crime, sexual harassment and suicide, smart-phone savvy young people can access extra support.
Let's stop putting students down, and instead work together with them.