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Expectation mis-management – applicants’ views on HE

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Applicants' expectations of universities are very different to their experience, but whose fault is that, if anyones? David Morris takes a look at the new HEPI and Unite-Students report.

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Ignoble – a new essay mill scandal?

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There's more bleak news about the use of essay mills for cheating in our universities, but it doesn't quite stack up to using SparkNotes as a Nobel Laureate.

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What’s in a name? Arriving at Graduate Outcomes

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 28/06/2017 - 12:32am in

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The new name for the survey now formerly known as DLHE has attracted some comment. Rachel Hewitt explains how HESA arrived at 'Graduate Outcomes'.

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Karaoke kings & queens: stressbusting for students

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 27/06/2017 - 9:01am in

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Whilst in previous exam seasons we have seen a number of innovations designed to help relieve students’ stress during these most difficult times, this year has been a little disappointing.

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Could TEF initiate a ‘golden age’ for student services?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 21/06/2017 - 9:01am in

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A recent AMOSSHE roundtable explored the impact that TEF might have on student services. Nicola Barden asks whether student services will be shown to be more valuable than ever as a result.

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HEPI-HEA student survey: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/06/2017 - 9:01pm in

We run through the headlines and key implications of this year's influential HEPI/HEA student experience survey.

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Setting standards on student security and wellbeing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:01am in

Troubling news about universities' record on student safety and sexual violence has become all-too-common, but we need to start focusing on the good work that institutions are doing to tackle it. Lucy Winrow introduces ProtectED, a new accreditation scheme.

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People in higher education: Amatey Doku

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/06/2017 - 9:01am in

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Nona Buckley-Irvine meets the new NUS Vice President for Higher Education to talk about TEF, the black attainment gap, working with the sector, and Cambridge.

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Student resilience – it’s all about empowerment

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:11pm in

Accompanying a new Unite Students report on student resilience, Jenny Shaw outlines a new model for considering how students adapt to new environments and can be best supported through their studies.

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From ivory tower to good neighbour

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/05/2017 - 9:11am in

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The image of an ivory tower presents universities set apart from their surrounds yet most are physically, socially, culturally economically and environmentally present within cities, towns and neighbourhoods.

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