Higher Education

For those of you who’ve read our ‘Who is Generation Z’ Youth Culture Snippet, you’ll know that the way Gen Z consume information has changed quite a lot in ...

In The Age Of Digital, Are Printed Prospectuses A Waste Of Budget And Resource? HE Research Snippet #33

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Where students choose to study in the country might set them back over £5,000 in living costs, according to new findings from Which? University, who

YS In The News: Research Shows Students Are Struggling To Juggle University Living Costs

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Making Clearing Less Scary (And How That Can Help You Recruit Exceptional Students) - HE Research Snippet #32

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How Do Your Prospective Students Use Social Media To Make Their University Choices? HE Research Snippet #31

How Do Your Prospective Students Use Social Media To Make Their University Choices? HE Research Snippet #31

On clearing day last year, Staffordshire University made the unusual choice of offering last-minute places via Snapchat. Sheffield Hallam made offers on

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HE Research Snippet #30 - Are Unhappy Students Spreading a Negative Message About Your University?

HE Research Snippet #30 - Are Unhappy Students Spreading a Negative Message About Your University?

In March this year, a student sued Anglia Ruskin University for her ‘Mickey Mouse’ degree which, she claimed, did not prepare her for future employment. “The

Higher Education

Brand Distinctiveness 101 : Here's What Happened At Our HE Insight Club Event, Birmingham

Brand Distinctiveness 101 : Here's What Happened At Our HE Insight Club Event, Birmingham

It was great seeing so many of our HE Insight Club clients attend our bi-annual HE event earlier this month. We ran an intimate event to unravel brand

Higher Education

HE Research Snippet #29: A degree Is Not Enough: The Universities That Succeed And Fail In ‘Selling’ Their Story On Future Employability

HE Research Snippet #29: A degree Is Not Enough: The Universities That Succeed And Fail In ‘Selling’ Their Story On Future Employability

The growing importance of employability for prospective students picking a course or university has been big news for some time. Yet certain

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HE Research Snippet #28 - Could Your Communications Convert More Prospective Students?

HE Research Snippet #28 - Could Your Communications Convert More Prospective Students?

The race to convert applicants into students has well and truly begun. The main UCAS application deadline was in January, so it’s now ‘make or break’ time

Front Page,Events,Youth Culture,Higher Education

Exclusive: YouthSight's Youth Breakfast Event Unraveling 'The Student Consumer'

Exclusive: YouthSight's Youth Breakfast Event Unraveling 'The Student Consumer'

Bored of gimmicky, youth networking events which overpromise and under deliver? Attend YouthSight's intimate, bianual SYN Breakfast Session for free next April in Central London.

Higher Education,Youth Culture

HE Research Snippet #27 - How Can Universities Stop Failing Students With Mental Health Issues?

HE Research Snippet #27 - How Can Universities Stop Failing Students With Mental Health Issues?

The number of students dropping out of university citing mental health issues is at a record high. So why are institutions forcing students to wait for up

Higher Education

HE Research Snippet 26 - Just How Much Do Parents Affect Uni Choice?

HE Research Snippet 26 - Just How Much Do Parents Affect Uni Choice?

How do young people work with their parents when choosing where to study? Do parents collaborate or impose? Are there consistent and predictable ‘styles’ of involvement out there? 

Higher Education

HE Research Snippet 25 - Video Insights Into The New PG Loan

HE Research Snippet 25 - Video Insights Into The New PG Loan

We think the new PG loan is big news.  It was introduced in 2016 with the aim of boosting the stagnating PGT enrollment numbers[1], especially from lower socioeconomic groups (SEGs). The government’s other objectives were to up-skill the national workforce and improve social mobility.[2]

Higher Education

HE Research Snippet 24 - Could tackling the gender pay gap help universities grow market share?

HE Research Snippet 24 - Could tackling the gender pay gap help universities grow market share?

Gender pay inequality is big news. Last week’s IFS’s report on the topic dominated the headlines. In her inaugural speech as Prime Minister, Theresa May stressed the need to challenge the gap as part of her mission to fight social injustice.

Politics,Youth Culture,Higher Education

Topline Findings On UK Students & Brexit - Registration, Turnout and Post-Referendum Blues

Topline Findings On UK Students & Brexit - Registration, Turnout and Post-Referendum Blues

Students in the UK turned out in large numbers to vote in the EU referendum but have to live with a result that they feel very negatively about.