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HE Research Snippet #28 - Could Your Communications Convert More Prospective Students?

The race to convert applicants into students has well and truly begun. The main UCAS application deadline was in January, so it’s now ‘make or break’ time

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HE Research Snippet #27 - How Can Universities Stop Failing Students With Mental Health Issues?

The number of students dropping out of university citing mental health issues is at a record high. So why are institutions forcing students to wait for up

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HE Research Snippet 26 - Just How Much Do Parents Affect Uni Choice?

How do young people work with their parents when choosing where to study? Do parents collaborate or impose? Are there consistent and predictable ‘styles’ of involvement out there? 

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HE Research Snippet 25 - Video Insights Into The New PG Loan

We think the new PG loan is big news.  It was introduced in 2016 with the aim of boosting the stagnating PGT enrollment numbers[1], especially from lower socioeconomic groups...

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HE Research Snippet 24 - Could tackling the gender pay gap help universities grow market share?

Gender pay inequality is big news. Last week’s IFS’s report on the topic dominated the headlines. In her inaugural speech as Prime Minister, Theresa May stressed the need to...

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Topline Findings On UK Students & Brexit - Registration, Turnout and Post-Referendum Blues

Students in the UK turned out in large numbers to vote in the EU referendum but have to live with a result that they feel very negatively about.

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Video: How Do EU Students Feel Post Brexit?

Brexit delivered a huge shock to the UK's 124,000 EU students.

They've received reassurances, but we wanted to learn how they are actually feeling -

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HE Research Snippet 23 - For PGT, The Importance Of Reputation Is Only Intensifying

When choosing a university for a postgraduate degree, reputation becomes more important for many prospective postgraduates. YouthSight’s syndicated study, PGT

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YS Works With BIS - See Report On Teaching Quality & Proposed PG Loans

YouthSight was commissioned by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to investigate the views and opinions of applicants, students and graduates surrounding two key...

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HE Research Snippet 22 - Links with industry and placement opportunties are changing the game

The sector has crossed a symbolic line. For the first time our Higher Expectations survey has recorded that, when selecting where to study, high-achieving prospective students now...

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HE Research Snippet 21 – When it comes to university choices, parents are more ‘Free Range’ than ‘Helicopter’
Our HE Research Snippets reveal interesting findings. 
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Loughborough Uni Tops Student Experience Survey 2016

University league tables are used widely by students and parents, but do they adequately examine student experience? Our latest research polled 15,000 full-time undergraduates from ...

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HE Research Snippet 20 – Just How Important Is Community Membership For Freshers?

The UK’s HE funding bodies are asking if they should include an optional question in NSS on feelings of community membership at university.

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We asked our community of students the cheapest thing they did to save money!

"How can I eat for the rest of the week if I go out tonight?" 

This is the question many cash strapped students regularly face. But what is it really like to live on a student loan...

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