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Revenue diversification and sustainability: a comparison of trends in public higher education in the UK and US
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This report is about the revenue diversification strategies of the publicly funded higher education ...
Author(s)
Stewart,M
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Finance | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Field of study and flexible work: a comparison between Germany and the UK
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Article exploring the relationship between higher education study programmes and the likelihood of b...
Author(s)
Giesecke,J. | Schindler,S
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Careers services/advisers | Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Higher education governance in Europe: policies, structures, funding and academic staff
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This review of higher education governance covers the policies, regulations, incentives and accounta...
Author(s)
Eurydice
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Leadership | International
Date
01/01/2008
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The attainment of ethnic minority students in UK higher education
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Graduates from ethnic minorities are less likely to be awarded good degrees by UK higher education i...
Author(s)
Richardson,J
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Student learning | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2008
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British Indian and Chinese student, graduate and academic international entrepreneurship
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This is the report of a study on the international entrepreneurial ambitions and activities of highe...
Author(s)
Mascarenhas-Keyes,S
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Economic and social context of higher education
Subtheme(s)
International | HE/business links
Date
01/01/2008
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The level of highest qualification held by adults: England 2007.
Abstract
Key statistics on the level of highest qualification held by all people of working age in England ba...
Author(s)
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Annual statistics | Workforce planning and development
Date
01/01/2008
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Educational fields of study and the intergenerational mobility process in comparative perspective
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Article investigating the impact of field of study at tertiary education level on intergenerational ...
Author(s)
Jackson,M. | Luijkx,R. | Pollak,R. | Vallet,L-A. | van de Werfhorst,H
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Shifting identities, blurring boundaries: the changing roles of professional managers in higher education
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Report of a study on the changing roles and identities of contemporary professional staff in UK high...
Author(s)
Whitchurch,C
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Leadership | Cultures and structures | International
Date
01/01/2008
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The poor and the rich: a look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
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The paper explores the divide between poor and rich undergraduate students in the USA and presents a...
Author(s)
Douglass,J. | Thomson,G
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups | Extent and pattern of participation | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Does the fear of debt constrain choice of university and subject of study?
Abstract
Article investigating the impact of student debt on students’ choices of what and where to study a...
Author(s)
Callender,C. | Jackson,J
Theme(s)
Student experience | Student experience | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Cost of study, living and financial support | Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2008
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Financially sustainable universities: towards full costing in European universities
Abstract
The report of a project to examine how far universities are identifying the full costs of their acti...
Author(s)
European University Association
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Finance | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Working class students and the career decision-making process: a qualitative study
Abstract
The report is based on a research study that investigates how working class undergraduate students i...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P. | Hepworth,S
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Progression and completion rates | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2008
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The molecular bioscience PhD and women's retention: a survey and comparison with chemistry
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Report of a survey into molecular bioscience PhDs and women's retention, compared with a similar one...
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Royal Society for Chemistry | UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology | Biochemical Society
Theme(s)
Research | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Researcher development and career paths | Gender
Date
01/01/2008
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Global horizons and the role of employers
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This report focuses on the views and roles of businesses in the globalisation process.
Author(s)
Brown,R. | Archer,W. | Barnes,J
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Employer demand and requirements | International
Date
01/01/2008
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Mathematics students' aspirations for higher education: class, ethnicity, gender and interpretative repertoire styles
Abstract
Findings from a project investigating widening participation in mathematically demanding programmes ...
Author(s)
Hernandez-Martinez,P. | Black,L. | Williams,J. | Davis,P. | Pampaka,M. | Wake,G
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements
Date
01/01/2008
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Foundation degrees. Key statistics 2001-02 to 2006-08
Abstract
This entry provides information on the destinations and earnings of Foundation Degree graduates.
Author(s)
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Gender
Date
01/01/2008
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Demand for higher education to 2029
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This is a report on the demand for higher education in England and its main influences – changes i...
Author(s)
Bekhradnia,B. | Bailey,N
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Age | Gender
Date
01/01/2008
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Inclusion by degrees: experiences of disabled students on foundation degrees
Abstract
Study on disabled students' participation in foundation degrees.
Author(s)
Foundation Degree Forward
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Barriers to participation | Disability | Foundation degree
Date
01/01/2008
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Widening participation in higher education
Abstract
Analysis of whether the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills, HEFCE the Office for Fai...
Author(s)
National Audit Office
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Admissions policies, practices and supporting infrastructure | Socio-economic groups | Barriers to participation
Date
01/01/2008
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A higher degree of concern
Abstract
This report examines issues of supply and demand at postgraduate level in Science, Technology, Engin...
Author(s)
Royal Society
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Postgraduate level (i.e. masters, doctorates)
Date
01/01/2008
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