Join the very first EUROSTUDENT webinar!

Dear friends and colleagues! We are happy to invite you to the first ever EUROSTUDENT webinar on April 19th at 10 am (CEST). In this webinar we are looking into the situation of higher education students who engage in paid work alongside their studies. What does EUROSTUDENT VI data from 28 countries tell us about …

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Happy holidays and best wishes for 2018!

The EUROSTUDENT team would like to send you our warmest wishes for the upcoming holiday season and the New Year. Have a great start into 2018! Many students across Europe will be celebrating as well – perhaps they are asking themselves the questions below…? We will be happy to provide them with answers in March …

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What are the benefits and risks of students working during their studies?

The EUROSTUDENT policy-makers conference brought participants together to get a sneak preview of the EUROSTUDENT VI data and discuss the relevance and implications to their national contexts in three different workshops. The participants of the working group on students’ employment came together to discuss the risk and benefits associated with students pursuing gainful employment alongside …

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Why are some students more internationally mobile than others?

The EUROSTUDENT policy-makers conference brought participants together to get a sneak preview of the EUROSTUDENT VI data and discuss the relevance and implications to their national contexts in three different workshops. The blog will feature short summaries of each of these in the upcoming weeks, starting with the workshop on cross-national student mobility. In the …

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EUROSTUDENT policy-makers conference: overview and gallery

A few months ago in April this year we organized an EUROSTUDENT policy-makers conference in Malta to bring together ministry representatives from all the countries participating in EUROSTUDENT VI, as well as other interested policy-makers and international stakeholders. One of the aims of the event was to provide a first “sneak preview” of the fresh …

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ERF presentations: students’ employment during studies

In the second parallel session on working students at the EUROSTUDENT Researchers’ Forum, national research teams from Malta, Italy, Hungary, France and Germany focused on following issues in their presentations: The benefit and drawback of working alongside studies with a focus on students' academic progress and labour market transition; The labour market experience and living …

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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. …

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