Endsleigh Insurance predicts many new students' honeymoon period at university will be brought to a sharp end by the trauma of burglary.

The campus insurer reports that 60% of the claims it receives from students are theft-related, many occurring in the first weeks of the new autumn term.

Endsleigh advises students to check they have adequate cover for their possessions

For the first time, the company is offering insurance for students' mobile phones.