My job in higher ed: Brandon Kirby, Rotterdam School of Management

My job in higher ed: Brandon Kirby, Rotterdam School of Management
Brandon Kirby, Director of MBA Recruitment and Admissions at Rotterdam School of Management discusses brand promotion, disrupting the market and the future of admissions in higher education.
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My job in higher ed: Jade Mountain, Head of Digital Content at Pearson College London

My job in higher ed: Jade Mountain, Head of Digital Content at Pearson College London
After working in higher education for over 16 years as a lecturer, head of department and consultant, Jade Mountain is now Head of Digital Content at Pearson College. She is passionate about developing and empowering staff to provide students with the best possible learning experience.
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My job in higher ed: Les Back, Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London

My job in higher ed: Les Back, Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London
Les’ new book Academic Diary chronicles his 25 years in higher education in the form of a journal spanning the academic year. He tells us about the writing process and his bond to the south-east London university where he’s served as both student and professor.
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How universities can improve student retention

How universities can improve student retention
The university dropout rate for UK domestic students has increased for the first time in four years. According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency, six per cent of first degree entrants aged under 21 who enrolled in 2013-14 did not continue their studies beyond their first year. This follows a series of falls in recent years, keeping the UK’s drop-out rate very high when compared to international standards.
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