Archive For October, 2018

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School matters! Teachers count! Ensure your work with schools and teachers is informed and focused

School matters! Teachers count! Ensure your work with schools and teachers is informed and focused

Teachers as influencers of university ambition - a collaborative research project for widening participation teams Following on from our recent collaboration focused on the university ambitions of 6 to 18-year olds, we are now turning our attention to the role of teachers as influencers of children and young people’s university aspirations. We know, from our previous study, that once young people…
The future of student accommodation?

The future of student accommodation?

The ‘University Futures - Student Accommodation’ research project is open to university and private student accommodation providers and will offer fresh insight into future students’ expectations, preferences and hopes for their student accommodation. What will the project explore? The places that students live have a significant impact on the student experience. Where students will live, particularly in their first year, also…
Library Futures 3: A graduate-eye-view of information and digital literacy skills

Library Futures 3: A graduate-eye-view of information and digital literacy skills

According to the JISC student digital experience survey 2018, only half of all further and higher education students believe that their courses prepare them well for the digital workplace. University libraries make significant investments to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to use their services effectively and succeed on their course. However, less is known about the…