Analysis of the data on part-time students shows that recent declines have been biggest for older students studying at lower levels of intensity. This raises questions about the role of higher education in lifelong learning.
There are big differences across graduates in how happy they are with their degree choices and some ethnic groups are much less satisfied.
From Ghana to Guam and Ecuador to Estonia, the latest Higher Education Statistics Agency data shows the diverse international makeup of the academic workforce in England’s universities.
The latest data reveals little overall effect on undergraduate students dropping out, but there are early signs of emerging trends, particularly among mature students.