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Selling Well in a Buyers' Market - HE Research Snippet #36

In the past decade the number of 18-year olds has been in decline and over the same period, mature and part-time study numbers have also dropped. It's simple economics that fewer...

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The 2019 HEPI / Advance HE Student Academic Experience
The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and Advance HE launched their 2019 Student Academic Experience survey at the HEPI annual conference in the National Gallery conference...
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Seeing Clearly: A Gen Z Point of view on Clearing

What's the Gen Z perspective on Clearing? And how can universities ensure they're prepared? The recent Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and Squiz event on 'boosting student...

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Higher Education trends to watch in 2019 - HE Research Snippet #35

If you thought 2018 was an eventful year in Higher Education, it may prove to have been nothing more than a warm-up act. With review announcements, political upheavals, new...

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What Really Matters To Non-EU International Students? HE Research Snippet #34

International students mean big business for Britain and its universities. The UK played host to 438,010 foreign under- and post-graduates in 2015-16, generating an estimated £25.8...

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Open Day Success Launch: Making Open Days Count
This Winter, YouthSight is launching a new specialist insight product aimed squarely at university marketing, insight and recruitment teams. Designed after a detailed discussion...
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HE Insight Club: Experiential Marketing And Why It Still Matters For Universities
Yet another fantastic morning of insights and networking at YouthSight’s third HE Insight Club Event, exclusive to the members of our HE Insight Club (subscribers to our HE insight...
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Our Open Day HE Insight Tool Is Here!
We've just launched our Open Day Insight tool for HEPs to help inform and improve your open day conversion. 
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In The Age Of Digital, Are Printed Prospectuses A Waste Of Budget And Resource? HE Research Snippet #33

For those of you who’ve read our ‘Who is Generation Z’ Youth Culture Snippet, you’ll know that the way Gen Z consume information has changed quite a lot in comparison to...

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Student Opposition to Brexit Grows

Tomorrow’s leaders reject Brexit; the Government’s handling of it & Labour’s position on it

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Research Shows Students Are Struggling To Juggle University Living Costs
Where students choose to study in the country might set them back over £5,000 in living costs, according to new findings from Which? University, who commissioned YouthSight to...
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Making Clearing Less Scary (And How That Can Help You Recruit Exceptional Students) - HE Research Snippet #32

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How Do Your Prospective Students Use Social Media To Make Their University Choices? HE Research Snippet #31

On clearing day last year, Staffordshire University made the unusual choice of offering last-minute places via Snapchat. Sheffield Hallam made offers on Facebook Messenger, and...

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HE Research Snippet #30 - Are Unhappy Students Spreading a Negative Message About Your University?

In March this year, a student sued Anglia Ruskin University for her ‘Mickey Mouse’ degree which, she claimed, did not prepare her for future employment. “The

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