Conflicts at recess, averaging one every three minutes, greatly disrupt children’s play activities. However, a well-designed school layout can reduce the problem.
The course offers a model for teaching about complex problems, and underlines the critical role of university learning, research and outreach in understanding and addressing them.
Chinese international students stuck offshore due to border closures face shame, family tension and pressure to give up their dreams of studying in Australia. Some are even being urged to get married.
University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
South African universities should do more to support students from low-income households.
Students who fail units are highly likely to fail again without targeted assistance. But when universities intervene early to support these students, their rate of failure has been nearly halved.
A new debit card being issued to federal student loan borrowers on a trial basis may save them time and money, but it could also enable a bank to study their spending to sell them more products.
A study finds that there’s a gap between the expectation of what university would be like, and the actual experience.
University students don’t always mix outside their own area of study or cultural cliques. But that can change with a little encouragement, and food helps.
Activists have raised the issue of student sexual assault and harassment on campus for more than 30 years. It’s time students had a real say in how universities respond.
International student recruitment needs to be overhauled if the UK is to keep a foothold in an increasingly competitive market.
Much of the research on attrition focuses on the first year of university, but little is known about why people drop out later in their studies. A recent study looked at some factors.
New research reveals that poorer students are less likely to leave home for university – and that has serious impacts on their experience.
Students with disabilities find that they must accommodate themselves to institutional contexts which they find profoundly disabling.
Students from poorer backgrounds feel anxious, ashamed and stressed in the middle-class environment of a university.
UK universities should take note from US colleges and cultivate more of a university spirit.