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The Flip-Side Of Expansion: How To Avoid Triggering An Institutional Review | HE Research Snippet #14

Universities have been operating in a fast-changing environment in recent years. Having timely insights on which to base decisions has never been so important. Our Snippets have...

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Are the Hills (and Clubs) Alive with the Sound of Your Students? | HE Snippet #13

University marketing teams are always keen to discover what makes their institution unique. Sometimes the answer – or at least part of the answer – lies right under everyone’s...

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What’s the Only Thing that has Become Less Important in Undergraduate Decision-Making? | HE Snippet #12

We’ve been measuring what new undergraduate starters regard as being most important in their decision making process for 11 years. In that time, nearly every one of the 42 factors...

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Is Your Institution Getting Across Its Message On Future Employability? | HE Research Snippet #11

Future employability statistics now play a major role in prospective students’ decision-making, feeding into, amongst other things, league tables, Key Information Sets and HEI...

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PGT Price Expectations And How Fees Affect Demand | HE Research Snippet #10

November’s Snippet is based on findings from our latest syndicated research study, PGT+BE: Using behavioral economics (BE) to understand how students really make their taught...

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Open Day Trends & Do Parents Still Attend Open Days? | HE Research Snippet #9

YouthSight’s first HE Research Snippet unearthed an interesting upward trend in parental attendance at university open days. Although this research was conducted with ‘pre-£9,000’...

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Why Clearing Students Are Twice As Likely To Be ‘Detractors’ Of Your University + How To Fix This | HE Research Snippet #8

Most students who go through Clearing have had to re-evaluate their university choices because their grades were not what they hoped for. Having not got into their first choice...

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What Motivates Students To Study A Particular Subject? | HE Research Snippet #7

University choices are often complex, multi-faceted decisions, but the decision on what subject to study at undergraduate level often boils down to a few key factors. Our Higher...

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Depressed, anxious, lonely, and homesick: study reveals darker side to student life

A new study released by the Nightline Association suggests negative feelings and mood states including depression, anxiety, and stress are prevalent in the UK’s student population.

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The Increasing Importance Of University Open Days: Why It's Crucial To Make A Great First Impression | HE Research Snippet #6

Our latest research shows that Open Days are becoming increasingly – and significantly – more important in the applicant decision-making process.Our Higher Expectations study (which...

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Exclusive Insight Into UK Universities And their Net Promoter Scores | HE Research Snippet #5

Net Promoter Scores (NPS) have been touted as the ‘Ultimate Question’ for business leaders because of their strong positive correlation with revenue growth. Bain & Co, the...

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Are Students Still Using University League Tables? Which Is Most Popular? | HE Research Snippet #4

Love them or hate them, university league tables are central to the decision-making of many university applicants. And with increasing consumerisation

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Consumer champion Which? releases new research on what students should expect in their first semester at university

Which? has released new findings from a survey of 2012/13 university freshers, which looked at how students’ expectations of their first semester at university match up to the...

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A brand built on sand? Some thoughts on the Russell Group
YouthSight's Ben Marks shares his thoughts and insight on open day.
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