WHY BOTHER WITH DATA WEIGHTING?

Why does EUROSTUDENT put so much emphasis on the weighting of the national survey data? The US presidential election just provided an answer Martin Unger, IHS-Vienna, EUROSTUDENT Consortium The University of Southern California is polling the presidential election in the US on a daily basis using a panel of voters (it is published in the … Continue reading WHY BOTHER WITH DATA WEIGHTING?

DATA: INCOME AND PURCHASING POWER OF STUDENTS IN EUROPE

How much money do students in Europe have at their disposal? Sufficient funds are an important condition for taking up and successfully completing higher education studies. Students’ income is therefore an important aspect for the EUROSTUDENT project in order to depict the social dimension of higher education in the different EUROSTUDENT countries (see Fig. 1) … Continue reading DATA: INCOME AND PURCHASING POWER OF STUDENTS IN EUROPE

News round-up: social dimension in higher education. Summer/Autumn 2016

This blog will provide a quarterly round-up of interesting news, articles, reports, events and more that have caught our eye  and are related to higher education, especially the social and economic condition of student life and the social dimension of higher education in the European Higher Education Area. Have you read any interesting news or … Continue reading News round-up: social dimension in higher education. Summer/Autumn 2016

Digging Deeper – EUROSTUDENT Researchers’ Forum coming up!

In February 2017 all national research teams participating in the sixth round of EUROSTUDENT will gather in Vilnius, Lithuania to dig a bit deeper into the data they have been gathering over the years about student life in Europe. The forum aims to provide up-to-date knowledge about the relevant higher education and social dimension issues … Continue reading Digging Deeper – EUROSTUDENT Researchers’ Forum coming up!