How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Students: A Handbook of Good Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-08-19
  • Publisher: Routledge
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This is an invaluable resource for academic staff, administrators and policy makers involved in student recruitment and improving student retention in HE. It offers practical advice on how universities can reach out into the community and influence the expectations of prospective students so that they are better able to make sensible decisions about choosing both courses and institutions.

Table of Contents

The Roots of Attrition
Access and Admissions
Transition G+* from what? A review of the influences on the choices and expectations of entrants to higher education
Udecide: helping learners make SMART decisions
The Community University of the Valleys Model: G++reaching the students other recruitment strategies canG++t reachG++
New Opportunities for Disadvantaged Pupils G++ the Step-Up programme
Progression into Higher Education via an Access Summer School
Quality Information Available to Students Prior to Entry
University Visit Days
G++IG++ll be there for youG++: the impact of Northumbria-G++friendsG++ on recruitment and retention
Promoting Student Retention using Support Strategies Prior to Entry
Student Mentoring Prior to Entry: getting accurate messages across
Online Pre-induction Support
Second Chances for Students: the Fresh Start project
Recruit to Retain: a way forward
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