There are big differences across graduates in how happy they are with their degree choices and some ethnic groups are much less satisfied.
Students who graduated during the last recession fared worse in the job market. But where, what and how well they studied made a difference.
Increased student debt has not damaged the intentions of students to go immediately into postgraduate study, with demand at a three-year high.
What’s behind the increasing appetite for postgraduate research study?
The latest HEFCE research looks at who goes on to postgraduate courses and when they do it. We find that the last recession had an impact on when students start postgraduate courses, but that disadvantaged students are least likely to go on, even allowing for a break in study.
Part-time student numbers fell by 6 per cent in 2014-15, continuing the trend that has seen them nearly halve over the past six years, even as undergraduate numbers have risen.
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.
As English universities have recruited more international students, the numbers dropping out have fallen.
The latest data reveals little overall effect on undergraduate students dropping out, but there are early signs of emerging trends, particularly among mature students.
Thursday 1 December 1994 was a significant milestone in the world of HE data. At the stroke of midnight an employee of the West London Institute of HE sent the first ever student return to the HESA servers in Cheltenham. For the first time the sector had a UK-wide, post binary-divide data and information system.