News - February 28, 2013

Dirty students

Student flats could be cleaner

So says Idealis through a poster campaign launched at the end of February to raise the issue of cleanliness in student flats. On every floor there hangs a poster with tips on one side and an example of a cleaning roster on the other. 'Of course there are plenty of flats where everything is fine,' says a spokesman, 'but there are also definitely some flats where this is needed.' Most students are not exactly jumping for joy. A quick round of responses: 'waste of money', 'patronizing', 'two of the tips are not really tips'. Some are slightly more positive. 'The intention is good but whether it will help...'