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Guest author Nick Hillman asks: 'Will students vote tactically over Brexit? What does the latest polling tell us?'
Guest article by Nick Hillman, Director of Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI)
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The Student Vote | October 2019
While labour is still the top party for students, their popularity has fallen a long way since their dominant position from mid-2017 to early 2018. Jeremy Corbyn is still the most...
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Student views on Augar's tuition fee proposals | HEPI Policy Note 17 | October 2019

Students are unconvinced by Augar's proposals to reduce tuition fees to £7,500 but support bringing back maintenance grants

HEPI Policy Note 17

YouthSight has been tracking student...

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The Student Vote: Labour’s vote share & Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity drop. Likely turnout rises to its highest for 15 years.

YouthSight has been tracking the Student Vote since 2004. Our latest wave of research (Wave 141) was conducted 16th to 19th August 2019 for the Times Higher Education.  It shows...

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What do students think about contextual admissions? | HEPI / YouthSight Monitor Wave #6

In wave 6 of the HEPI / Youthsight Monitor we look into  contextual admissions and investigate what students really think about this offer-making process. 

Since 2015 we have been...

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Students back bailouts | HEPI / YouthSight Monitor #5 | March 2019

In wave 5 of the HEPI / Youthsight Monitor we review students' view surrounding the widely debated topic of institutional failure.

The monitor report compiled by the Higher...

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Student Views on Brexit | HEPI / YouthSight Monitor Wave #4 | January 2019

Student views on Brexit

YouthSight / HEPI Monitor 5

YouthSight has been tracking the political views of students since 2004 and views on Brexit since 2016.  Today’s release was...

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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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Over 68% of Students Back Labour - Student Voting Intentions + Brexit [HEPI Policy Note 4]

Over two-thirds (68%) of students now back Labour, but most of them think Labour (55%) and Jeremy Corbyn (58%) back Remain.

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Students Support Labour & Jeremy Corbyn But Don’t Trust Them On Student Fees | HEPI / YouthSight Monitor #3 | May 2017

Last week, HEPI and YouthSight polled over 1,000 full-time undergraduate students entitled to vote in the 2017 General Election.

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Open Britain - Poll on Students and Brexit Regret

Open Britain commissioned YouthSight to conduct a poll of UK students to see how they voted in the EU referendum, determine levels of regret in relation to the vote and understand...

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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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Keeping Schtum?: What students think of free speech | HEPI / YouthSight Monitor Wave #2 | May 2016
YouthSight and HEPI have been working together since 2006, releasing occasional research monitors relating to the UK student population.  Below is HEPI’s latest press release on our...
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