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Student Reading a Book

Student Success from the Perspective of Students Themselves

The Community College Libraries and Academic Support for Student Success project examines student success from the perspectives of the students themselves, the challenges they face in achieving it, and the services they think might effectively support them in their attainment of success. Given that three quarters of students surveyed also have jobs, when students’ needs aren’t met in their everyday lives, their academic performances suffer.

3 weeks ago
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Percent mature in UK undergrads

In the UK, Are Student Populations Growing Older?

In an article from The Conversation’s ‘Hard Evidence’ series, Lancaster’s Jill Johnes looks at the numbers and finds the more mature undergraduate population has grown slowly, but with a spike this year.

5 years ago
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Wilhelm von Humboldt

What Do Sociology Students Read?

Just as scholarship now is more and more about the generation of economic benefits, for many studying is now less about ‘reading for a degree’ than about ‘getting a degree,’ suggests Daniel Nehring.

5 years ago
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