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How do UK universities engage with commuter students?

Emblen-Perry, Kay ORCID:, Nichol, Lynn and Ross, Catharine ORCID: (2020) How do UK universities engage with commuter students? In: Chartered Association of Business Schools: Online Festival of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience, 14 - 18 September 2020, Online. (Unpublished)

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Recently students have increasingly chosen to live at home whilst studying; over 25% of UK undergraduates (440,000) are now “commuter students”. It is widely accepted that commuter students obtain poorer outcomes and academic experiences than their campus-based peers. This roundtable discussion explores challenges faced by commuter students’ and seeks to establish and share recommendations to enhance academic experiences and outcomes.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: UK universities, commuter students, commuting, academic experiences, outcomes, IRWRG
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: College of Business, Psychology and Sport > Worcester Business School
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Depositing User: Kay Emblen-Perry
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2020 10:45
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2024 13:50

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