The shocking findings from a recent NUS survey is that ‘1 in 3 Muslim students suffered discrimination and abuse’ In November 2017, NUS Women’s and Black Students’ campaigns undertook research to understand the experiences of Muslims in Further and Higher Education in the UK. This report outlines those findings and recommendations that arose from them. […]
The ‘gross benefits are, on average, £87,000 for each EU student and £102,000 for each non-EU student according to the latest research published this week by The Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan. Download the full text from the website to find out more. Also published this week by the Higher Education Policy Institute What […]
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Equality in higher education: statistical report 2017 from the Equality Challenge Unit The website of this organisation also has an excellent Athena Swan database of case studies on encouraging good practice in promoting gender and LGBT equality in higher education.
How do this year’s A’ level results compare? For official statistics see the Department of Education official data.from 2003 onwards. It includes exam results and performance tables. For data on application and acceptance rates at UK universities try the UCAS data sites. It also includes some reports on factors associated with predicted and achieved […]
IFS has provided an estimate that students from ‘low-income families graduating with the highest debt levels, in excess of £57,000.’ Also published this week from HEPI an interesting report on what new students expect from university. For more information on student loan statistics see this June 2017 briefing from the House of Commons Library Student […]
Interesting new study released by Comres for Universities UK entitled Education, consumer rights and maintaining trust, focuses on how students view their roles as consumers – what they expect the university to do and how trust and good relations can be maintained. 47% view themselves as a customer but that is fewer than believe they […]
Released this week experimental statistics on employment and earnings of higher education graduates 5 years after graduation. The longitudinal education outcomes (LEO) data brings together information from the Department for Education with employment, benefits and earnings information from the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Data is presented for 23 subject […]
Which university graduates are favoured by employers? See the 2016 ranking of 150 institutions from the Times Higher. It includes definitions of what employers want when they are recruiting in terms of knowledge and experience. Methodology is described on the website.
Find out by downloading the 2016 Student academic experience survey from Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the Higher Education Academy. It includes opinions of overall satisfaction, value for money and fees. Also offered are student perceptions of teaching skills, workloads and feedback and there is a section on student well being. Find more on […]
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Fascinating article from Science magazine which concludes that students and researchers from around the world are. It focuses upon downloads from SCI-HUB. It uses log data from the creator of the website and includes charts on most downloaded papers and publishers.