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Should students be encouraged to set their sights on Russell Group universities?

Should students be encouraged to set their sights on Russell Group universities? | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
A fierce row has broken out over new pressure on schools to focus on getting students into 'big brand' universities
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As universities struggle to maintain student numbers, how did Surrey manage to grow by a third?

As universities struggle to maintain student numbers, how did Surrey manage to grow by a third? | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
For months, most university vice-chancellors have been battling to try and ensure that their student applications did not do a double-dip in numbers and leave them with fewer candidates than they had in the first year of fees of up to £9,000 a year.
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Manchester Met wins QAA sponsored Student Experience award

QAA sponsored the Guardian's Future of Higher Education Summit and the Guardian University Awards, which were held on February 27 at Senate House, London.
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Times Higher Education - Will Moocs fail to give students help they need?

Times Higher Education - Will Moocs fail to give students help they need? | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
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Student engagement research: informing debate, challenging assumptions

Student engagement research: informing debate, challenging assumptions
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Higher tuition fees caused 'wild swings' in student numbers, figures show

Higher tuition fees caused 'wild swings' in student numbers, figures show | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Some institutions have reported big drop in enrolments while others have expanded, according to Ucas statistics
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A sixth of students achieved firsts last year

A sixth of students achieved firsts last year | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
The number of first-class degrees is more than double what it was 10 years ago, official figures show
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Most universities 'to raise student tuition fees in 2013' - Telegraph

Most universities 'to raise student tuition fees in 2013' - Telegraph | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
More than half of universities are preparing to impose tuition fee rises next year amid fresh concerns over levels of student debt, the Telegraph has learned.
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Has the UK degree lost its sheen for Indian students? - The Economic Times

Has the UK degree lost its sheen for Indian students? - The Economic Times | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
It has become a less attractive destination for Indian students, but the British government is trying to build the value of Campus UK for them.

Via Ian Giles
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Ian Giles's curator insight, December 16, 2012 9:00 AM

With the post-study leave to stay back and look for a job ending for MBA and other masters students, the value-for-money proposition of a UK degree has definitely diminished.

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Times Higher Education - Scramble for top students linked to fall in numbers

Times Higher Education - Scramble for top students linked to fall in numbers | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
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Dominic Passfield's tip on student engagement

Dominic Passfield, staff at QAA, gives his tip on student engagement. #QualityChristmas
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How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing

How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it

Instructional coach Ben Curran offers tips on getting started with student blogging, which he says can help address the common standards in language arts.


Via Janet Ilko, Luciana Viter, dirkvl
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How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing

How Blogging Can Improve Student Writing | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it

Instructional coach Ben Curran offers tips on getting started with student blogging, which he says can help address the common standards in language arts.


Via Janet Ilko, Luciana Viter, dirkvl
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Which university? Ask what your university can do for you - Telegraph

Which university? Ask what your university can do for you - Telegraph | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
The year's first university fair begins this week. For our week-long focus on choosing a university, Jessica Moore asks what institutions are doing to offer value for money.
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Defer fees for Syrian students, universities told

Defer fees for Syrian students, universities told | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Vince Cable and David Willetts write to Universities UK calling on vice-chancellors to help Syrian students
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Times Higher Education - Student careers advice needed early, says NUS head

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Student engagement research: informing debate, challenging assumptions

In this week's podcast, George Gigney speaks with QAA's Chris Taylor about two research grants QAA have granted to King's College London and the University of Bath and how they came about.
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Student recruitment: what will count most in 2013?

Student recruitment: what will count most in 2013? | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Discount nothing in promoting the idea of your institution and why applicants should want to be part of it, advises Mark Fuller
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Experiential recruitment: beyond the open day

Experiential recruitment: beyond the open day | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Students are not customers, says Zahir Irani. Let's stop 'selling' at them and invite them to experience our universities instead
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Boost for graduate jobs predicted

Boost for graduate jobs predicted | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
There will be more jobs for new graduates in 2013, a survey of leading employers suggests.
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Warning over postgraduate education crisis

Warning over postgraduate education crisis | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Vice-chancellors warned today of the "economically disastrous and socially divisive" neglect of postgraduate education in the UK.
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Vice-chancellors warned today of the "economically disastrous and socially divisive" neglect of postgraduate education in the UK.

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Five rules of student engagement for effective university marketing

Five rules of student engagement for effective university marketing | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Can marketing help in tackling falling university applications? John Newbold offers tips on attracting your target audience
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Student parents: what support should universities be providing?

Student parents: what support should universities be providing? | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Marie-Pierre Moreau considers the place of care and carers in higher education and asks if student parents need more support
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UK universities failing to bridge culture gap for foreign students

UK universities failing to bridge culture gap for foreign students | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it
Admissions processes that focus on English language skills are missing the point. Many foreign students need help to adapt to new ways of learning and thinking

Via Dr Vangelis Tsiligiris
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Online learning: how it can widen and formalise access to higher education - The Guardian (blog)

Online learning: how it can widen and formalise access to higher education - The Guardian (blog) | Student engagement in higher education | Scoop.it

Online learning provides a way of studying for pleasure, opens up new ways of learning and offers the chance to participate in a social 'event'. Here are some thoughts from our recent Q&A  Learning and Teaching Hub.


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