This applied, qualitative study focuses on understanding the engagement of commuter students in higher education, and how engagement can be enhanced by purposive actions of higher education providers (HEPs) and/or students’ unions (SUs).
Three years ago, the University of Bradford relaunched their student representation system. Using the principles of ‘gamification’ they transformed the rep system and levels of student engagement at the University.
British higher education, like British politics, has its buzzwords. Key ideas that ebb and flow like the tides, with the ever-shifting policy landscape shaping different priorities for higher education institutions. The latest emerging priority in light of TEF proposals is the idea of learning gain, and specifically finding ways to measure it.
This briefing is designed to challenge the perception that SLTAs have to be costly and time-consuming, and only for the ‘big’ unions. It offers advice and information that might help you deliver great awards that create really positive results but do not cost the earth.
This guide offers a complete step by step walk through the process of planning, running and evaluating your student-led teaching awards. Whether you are looking for advice on setting nomination criteria or embedding your awards into enhancement processes, this guide will be a valuable tool.
These Introductory Representation Training Sessions have been designed to support staff who train and support student representatives. They provide some guidance and resources that you can include in your own training for new reps.
In 2015 we commissioned survey of Higher Education students in England. In this article we highlight some of the key findings.
This article from Tiia Meuronen highlights some hopes, fears and questions for the future of student representation in Higher Education.