Published 30 November 2023 Many university students and recent graduates will be thinking about their next steps as we approach …
A-level Results Day 2022 was a highly anticipated one, not least as it was the first set of exams for …
TSR Insight’s Navigating Changing Options research revealed some fascinating insights about how Year 13s (or equivalent) are preparing for the world of work.
Discover how confident they feel about their employment prospects, how they are making decisions about their careers, and their views on degree apprenticeships.
In March we launched the Big Spring Term Survey to gather young people’s views on a range of topics relating to student life and education. The responses from current undergraduates showed that there are huge opportunities for universities to increase postgraduate numbers by helping applicants to understand their options.
Last year, we predicted that the pandemic would cause a spike in postgraduate numbers for the 2020/21 cycle, before returning to trend when the economic situation improves. Indeed, domestic postgraduate taught numbers increased by 16%, significantly above the usual growth trend. So will this continue?
This latest blog will look at the current landscape for postgraduate recruitment, covering global and domestic influences, when to promote postgraduate campaigns or events, why students are considering postgraduate study, key trends and why funding is still a key barrier for prospective students.
After 18 months of change and uncertainty for A Level, BTEC, SQA and GCSE students, last week saw their journey …
Applying for university can be stressful for any student, but the 2022 cohort have had a lot of extra pressures to deal with.
In this blog, we cover some of the key findings from our recent webinar “The Covid Cohort: Understanding 2022 applicants” and what you can do to attract, support and retain 2022 applicants.
History tells us that when the economy goes down, postgraduate applications go up. After the 2008 financial crisis, postgraduate student numbers grew by an average of 4.4% per cycle between 2007/8 and 2010/11 (HESA). Between the 2011/12 to 2019/20 cycles numbers adjusted back down, then returned to a trend growth rate of around 2% a year. So can we expect a surge in postgraduate applications in our current economic climate? This blog will look at some of the key factors affecting postgraduate demand, postgraduate funding and the competitor landscape, reasons that applicants are drawn to postgraduate study, and the trends we are seeing in students’ postgraduate course and career choices.
Latest Government announcements have given no clear indication as to when students will be back on campus in the UK. We’ve continued to investigate the impact of home studying and online learning, and what this means for students’ productivity and mental wellbeing.
As we head into the second month of 2021, we’re mindful that students have been in and out of lockdowns for almost a year.
Covid-19 has impacted every aspect of their learning, social lives and futures, and record numbers are seeking support on The Student Room.
So what do young people think about how their education is being handled? We’ve been keeping a close eye on student behaviour and sentiment throughout January to find out.*
We’re sharing key takeaways to boost your postgraduate recruitment success rate.
Don’t forget to contact our team for support with your campaign.