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Mind the gap: are students prepared for higher education?
Abstract
Study exploring how quickly and effectively first year students bridge the gap regarding study habit...
Author(s)
Lowe,H. | Cook,A
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2003
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Education UK: The Prime Minister's initiative
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An evaluation of the PMI which aimed to increase the number of international students at higher educ...
Author(s)
MORI
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Experience of international students in the UK
Date
01/01/2003
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The attitudes of Year 10 pupils in England and Wales to higher education
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A survey of Year 10 pupils' attitudes about higher education - including their aspirations, prepared...
Author(s)
Watson,J. | Church,A
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2003
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The mental health of students in higher education
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This report reviews the nature, prevalence and causes of mental health problems in higher education ...
Author(s)
Royal College of Psychiatrists
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Student accommodation and welfare
Date
01/01/2003
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Losing out? Socioeconomic disadvantage and experience in further and higher education
Abstract
Research looking into the educational, economic, and cultural and social barriers affecting disadvan...
Author(s)
Forsyth,A. | Furlong,A
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups | Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2003
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Challenging cultures? Student conceptions of 'belonging' and 'isolation' at a post-1992 university
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Study looking at non-traditional students and their conceptions of belonging and isolation at univer...
Author(s)
Read,B. | Archer,L. | Leathwood,C
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Specific student groups
Date
01/01/2003
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Diagnostic testing for mathematics
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This report contains a review of the current diagnostic testing tools and procedures in place for ma...
Author(s)
Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN)
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Information needs of students
Date
01/01/2003
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Research into retention and non-completion in HE
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Study found that poor course selection, the paucity of student preparation, and the crucial role of ...
Author(s)
Davies,D. | Juffs,P. | Sutherland,E. | Williams,P
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Information needs of students | Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2003
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Discussing higher education choices: differences and difficulties
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Using qualitative data drawn from a study of young people between the ages of 16 and 18, this paper ...
Author(s)
Brooks,R
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2003
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Money matters: what did you do with your ILA?
Abstract
Study in one Scottish university looking at the use of ILAs by adult part-time learners and the impa...
Author(s)
McGillivray,A. | Knox,H
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2003
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Young people's higher education choices: the role of family and friends
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Study of sixth form college students from the lower middle classes, their understanding of higher ed...
Author(s)
Brooks,R
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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The logic of loans: students' perceptions of the costs and benefits of the student loan
Abstract
Study of the extent to which students weigh-up rationally the costs and benefits of higher education...
Author(s)
Christie,H. | Munro,M
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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Getting them in: an investigation of factors affecting progression to higher education of 16-19 year olds in full-time education
Abstract
Report on a study investigating factors influencing progression from college to university, particul...
Author(s)
McGrath,S. | Millen,P
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Information needs of students | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2003
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Offers and rejection rates for a range of subjects at leading universities
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A survey of admissions patterns - offer and rejection rates - among 13 subjects at 30 pre-1992 unive...
Author(s)
Evans,P
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Student experience | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Information needs of students | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2003
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Impact on student demand of tuition fees and changes in higher education student support: a literature review for HEFCE
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Reviews evidence about propensity of people from lowest socio-economic groups to enter higher educat...
Author(s)
Brown,N. | Clark,T
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2003
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The heart of the matter
Abstract
Survey of student midwives to determine the extent to which they suffer from financial, educational ...
Author(s)
Jacob,S
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2003
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Surviving first year. Access, retention and value added, Report on the 2000-2001 Pilot
Abstract
Interim report on the first phase of a study focusing on the relationship between access (and academ...
Author(s)
Foster,J. | Houston,M. | Knox,H. | Rimmer,R
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/07/2002
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Evaluation of the Australian Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS)
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Article evaluating the Australian system of student contributions to the costs of their study, using...
Author(s)
Harman,G
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | International
Date
01/01/2002
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The effect of taking paid employment during term-time on students' academic studies
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More students are working part-time while studying and mostly in the retailing and hospitality indus...
Author(s)
Curtis,S. | Shani,N
Theme(s)
Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support
Date
01/01/2002
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Connecting Futures Research 2002
Abstract
A survey of over 5,000 young people aged 15-25 in nine countries with substantial Muslim populations...
Author(s)
British Council
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Experience of international students in the UK | International
Date
01/01/2002
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