Student, youth & young professional research

YouthSight’s student voting data featured in The Prospect

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YouthSight’s February 2015 student polling data has been recently featured in The Prospect. In a recent article discussing the relevancy of the Lib Dem party, our research was reported which outlined the decrease in support for Lib Dem among student voters. Currently, only 7% of students would vote Lib Dem – a sharp decline in support since the last election. YouthSight has been tracking students’ voting intentions for the last … Continue reading

YouthSight’s student voting data featured in The UK Polling Report

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YouthSight’s February 2015 student polling data has been recently featured in The UK Polling Report. In a recent article discussing the most prominent figures of the polling data, our research was quoted which found Labour ranking as the most popular party among student voters (33%), closely followed by the Green party (28%) and the Conservative Party (23%). YouthSight has been tracking students’ voting intentions for the last 10 years. Our … Continue reading

Foreign students are welcome, say UK university applicants

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New research by YouthSight for the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) finds that most UK university applicants believe studying alongside foreign students will help prepare them for work in a globalised economy.  HEPI director Nick Hillman called the results “overwhelmingly positive”.  The research was also covered in The Telegraph and the Times Higher Education (THE) You can find the original article here.

YouthSight’s student voting data featured in The Guardian

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YouthSight’s February 2015 student polling data has been recently featured in The Guardian In a recent article discussing UKIP’s unpopularity amongst students, The Guardian featured YouthSight’s polling data (there is a belief among many students that UKIP appears to have racist and homophobic tendencies). YouthSight has been tracking students’ voting intentions for the last 10 years. Our most recent student voting data is here. The original article can be found … Continue reading

YouthSight’s research on sexual assault at university featured in The Guardian

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YouthSight’s recent research into sexual assault amongst university student’s has been recently featured in The Guardian. YouthSight was commission by The Telegraph to investigate students’ experiences with sexual assault, with interesting findings. In a recent article, YouthSight’s found that around one in three female students witness sexual assault but only 3% report this to their university. Just under half believing that their university will not act on it. Click here … Continue reading

YouthSight’s student voting data featured in The Guardian

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YouthSight’s February 2015 student polling data has been recently featured in The Guardian In a recent article discussing UKIP’s unpopularity amongst students, The Guardian featured YouthSight’s polling data (there is a belief among many students that UKIP appears to have racist and homophobic tendencies). YouthSight has been tracking students’ voting intentions for the last 10 years. Our most recent student voting data is here.  The original article can be found … Continue reading

YouthSight’s student voting data featured in The Independent

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YouthSight’s February 2015 student polling data has been recently featured in The Independent. In a recent article discussing Labour’s stance on university fees, YouthSight’s polling data  found Labour ranking most popular, accompanied by a surge in support for The Green Party (now ranking second most popular) among students. YouthSight has been tracking students’ voting intentions for the last 10 years.To view our most recent voting data click here, or click … Continue reading

When is the right time for young people to start their own business?

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Corporate culture is being challenged by start-up culture, prompting young people to question the world of work and the skills that are relevant to the workplace. The maker movement suggests crafting a career based on personal interest rather than professional training, and big business’ are increasingly using collaborative methods such as co-creation to involve inexperienced yet skilled consumers in their innovation process. To help assimilate into the world of work, … Continue reading

Student Voter Registration and Party Preference: February 2015

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Highlights Despite concerns about levels of young voter registration after the Individual Voter System was introduced, registration amongst students currently stands at 78% Fifty six percent of registered students will vote in their home constituency, rather than in their university town. For a further 13%, their university constituency is their home constituency. Since December, the Green Party have consolidated their position in second place amongst students, whilst Labour, although still … Continue reading

How to avoid the pitfalls of annoying survey respondents – the top 6 respondent pet peeves

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Last year we celebrated our 10th year as a specialist youth research agency and panel supplier. Over the years we’ve learned a lot about what respondents love in a survey and – sometimes more importantly – what really annoys them. You can be sure that the best way to reduce the quality of survey data is by annoying your respondents! Here’s the top six respondent Pet Peeves that we’ve uncovered … Continue reading