A shocking report from Times Higher of a study showing doctoral students at high risk of suicide due to stress. The Co-op foundation’s Lonely but not alone campaign offers students forums of support and messages for those experiencing loneliness.
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Gender differences in subject choice leads to gender pay gap immediately after graduation. Data rich publication from IFS which explores differences in pay between male and female graduates and attempts to map them to the subjects studied at university.
UCAS has published a report, Starting the Conversation, which explores mental ill health in university applications. There has been a 450% increase in declarations in the last decade but despite this UCAS estimates 49% of those effected did not declare it. And there were variations in who declared: female applicants were more likely to declare than […]
Published this week by IFS this report considers evidence on the potential benefits of a degree by studying earnings of recent graduates in a range of subject areas. The focus is on whether certain social class and ethnic groups get more economic benefit out of going to university. According to the website:“The research finds that people […]
A relevant question at the moment. The results of a JISC digital experience insights survey based on conducted with 21,697 higher education (HE) students and 5,372 in further education (FE) between October 2020 and December 2020. It focuses on the positive and negative aspects of their experience of remote learning and offers suggestions for future development.
A new report from the The Office for Students’ considering usage of online technology for teaching and learning during the pandemic and its future . The website has the full text of the report plus a video of its launch. A response from David Kernohan of WonkHE .
The latest QS university rankings have been published. Leicester is at #242. There are 51 subject rankings for 2021. You should consult the methodology on how they are compiled. Other well known rankings are the Times Higher and the Academic ranking of World Universities.
Read the government paper that was released this week and responses from: Office of the Independent Adjudicator WonkHE Universities UK NUS UCU Russell Group
Information on issues faced by British disabled students during the pandemic; information on the support received and the challenges ahead.
Empowered Campus has released materials arguing that gender-based violence should be a priority in light of Covid-19 – predicting a rise in cases of sexual harassment and assault in and around halls of residence during lockdown. Their recently released 2018 survey of 8,106 students suggests that one in seven female students had reported experiencing a […]