ERF presentations: students working alongside their studies

We continue with overviews from different sessions at our EUROSTUDENT Researchers Forum. In session “Working students” five teams (from Slovenia, Austria, Norway, Lithuania, Iceland) presented the situation of working students in their countries, overviewing and comparing socio-demographic characteristics of working and non-working peers, discussing time-budget decisions of working students and analysing their motivation to work. … Continue reading ERF presentations: students working alongside their studies

ERF presentations: equity, participation and living conditions of students

Today we continue with the overviews of presentations and discussions that took place at our EUROSTUDENT Researchers' Forum. The session on the social dimension of higher education brought people together to discuss issues related to equity, participation and living conditions of students in Europe: Brian Gormley, head of student services from the Dublin Institute of … Continue reading ERF presentations: equity, participation and living conditions of students

ERF presentations: Understanding internationally mobile students

As mentioned in this blog before, we had a very interesting EUROSTUDENT Researchers' Forum in Vilnius at the beginning of February this year. The Forum was dedicated to sharing knowledge and experiences of the different national research teams participating in EUROSTUDENT VI and we had parallel sessions for presentations and discussions  on different interesting topics. … Continue reading ERF presentations: Understanding internationally mobile students

EUROSTUDENT brings policy-makers together for a sneak preview of the fresh data

On April 6th this year, the EUROSTUDENT policy-makers conference in Malta will bring together ministry representatives from all the countries participating in EUROSTUDENT VI, as well as other interested policy-makers and international stakeholders. The conference will provide a first “sneak preview” of the fresh EUROSTUDENT data. Participants are invited to provide feedback and discuss the … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT brings policy-makers together for a sneak preview of the fresh data

A small visual reflection on the EUROSTUDENT Researchers’ Forum

After we have had some time to reflect on the EUROSTUDENT Researchers' Forum that took place in the beginning of February in Vilnius, Lithuania, we can say that we are truly happy about everything that happened there! We had such wonderful and interesting presentations, fruitful discussions and practical workshops and it was great to see … Continue reading A small visual reflection on the EUROSTUDENT Researchers’ Forum

EUROSTUDENT RESEARCHERS’ FORUM this week in Vilnius

Greetings from Vilnius, Lithuania, where more than 70 researchers from 28 different European countries participating in EUROSTUDENT VI are gathering this week to dig a bit deeper into the data they have been gathering over the years about student life in Europe! EUROSTUDENT Researchers' Forum aims to provide up-to-date knowledge about the relevant higher education … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT RESEARCHERS’ FORUM this week in Vilnius

EUROSTUDENT DATA: DELAYED ENTRY INTO HIGHER EDUCATION

In this blog post we are looking at delayed entry into higher education: students who enter higher education with a delay of more than 24 months after leaving school for the first time. We are interested to know if some students’ groups delay their higher education enrolment more often compared to others? Luckily EUROSTUDENT data … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT DATA: DELAYED ENTRY INTO HIGHER EDUCATION