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Studying and working : a national study of student finances and student engagement

Devlin, Marcia, James, Richard and Grigg, Gabrielle 2008, Studying and working : a national study of student finances and student engagement, Tertiary education and management, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 111-122.

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Title Studying and working : a national study of student finances and student engagement
Author(s) Devlin, Marcia
James, Richard
Grigg, Gabrielle
Journal name Tertiary education and management
Volume number 14
Issue number 2
Start page 111
End page 122
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2008-06-02
ISSN 1358-3883
1573-1936
Keyword(s) funding -- state higher education
higher education policy -- development
national systems of higher education
student experience
Summary A key determinant of the new relationship between students and universities in Australia is the changing nature of higher education funding arrangements and the shift towards “user-pays”. In 2007, the Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) completed a commissioned national study, Australian University Student Finances 2006: Final Report of a National Survey of Students in Public Universities. Drawing on the project report, this article discusses selected findings relating to student expectations and engagement to present a worrying picture of financial duress and involvement in paid work and examines the possible effects on the quality of higher education.
Notes Paper presented at the EAIR forum, Innsbruck, Austria 26-29 August 2007
Language eng
Field of Research 160506 Education Policy
130103 Higher Education
140204 Economics of Education
Socio Economic Objective 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2008, European Higher Education Society
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30006689

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