This document explores non-continuation in the UK higher education system. It demonstrates that the UK has the lowest drop-out rate of any OECD country. It also considers which students are most at risk of not completing their courses and what changes could usefully be implemented...
The recommendations outlined in this report are the product of an advisory group convened by Universities UK in October 2019, and come just over a year after the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission uncovered widespread evidence of racial harassment on university campuses.
Creating a student-centered alternative to research guides: developing the infrastructure to support novice learners
Research and course guides typically feature long lists of resources without the contextual or instructional framework to direct novice researchers through the research process. This research offers academic libraries an alternative approach to existing methods of helping students.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment commissioned PhillipsKPA consultants to undertake background research to support consideration of the adequacy of the regulatory framework for academic credit pathways in higher education. This report provides recommendations and draws together issues, practices, policy and regulation, and feedback...
The impact of COVID-19 on Australian higher education and overseas students—what do the numbers say?
This post provides an overview of some key data to understand the status of the higher education sector prior to COVID-19, and the emerging impact of the pandemic.
The intention of the paper is to equip stakeholders with talking points to prompt informed and sustained dialogue on how artificial intelligence (AI) might be used for good, and for what it’s good for, and importantly, to consider where it should not be used at...
The experience of international students before and during COVID-19: housing, work, study and wellbeing
This report, drawing on two surveys, one conducted before and one during the COVID-19 pandemic, examines the circumstances of international students in the private rental sector in Sydney and Melbourne.
This paper explores the effects of labour market conditions at graduation on an individual’s work‑life over the following decade.
Young people have been disproportionately impacted by the economic impacts of COVID-19. The latest university course fees restructure will saddle students with increased debt that will hinder our COVID-19 recovery, writes Liliana Tai.