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‘It’s quite depressing’: the UK students struggling to find accommodation

The Guardian - Higher Education

Three students share their experience of trying to find somewhere to live as academic year begins As freshers’ events get into swing for Manchester Metropolitan University students this week, mechanical engineering student Karl still doesn’t know where he will be calling home for the first year of his studies.

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The AI Advantage: Boosting Student Engagement in Self-paced Learning through AI 

Faculty Focus

Today’s higher education students are increasingly digitally savvy, accustomed to technology being woven into every facet of their lives. The rise of self-paced e-learning courses post-Covid is a testament to this shift, enabling students to learn according to their own schedules and at their own pace.

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Engineering success center opens at Boise State

Inside Higher Ed

Image: Boise State University opened its Micron Student Success Center earlier this year and will formally induct the space in April, offering a consolidation of resources for its engineering students to promote a sense of belonging and create a resource center. Facundo’s goal is for the center to be student informed.

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2023-2024 Higher Education Trends: The Imperative to Meet Students’ Needs


Interestingly, a common thread connects most of these trends: higher education’s imperative to meet students’ needs. Students fill out a profile or application through a company like Niche or even via the Common Application , and schools solicit them instead of the other way around. Let’s dive in. Where’s the logic in that?

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Digital workforce: Bachelor’s in computing beats out engineering and finance for best-paying jobs

University Business

Credentials holders in computer-related fields, such as computer science, computer engineering and computer and information sciences, are the country’s most lucrative students early into their careers, according to Department of Education data compiled by The HEA Group and College Scorecard.

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Grant Bolsters University’s Support for STEM Students with Disabilities

Insight Into Diversity

With new federal grant funding, the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has implemented several programs that bolster support for students with disabilities who pursue degrees and careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.

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New Partnership Aims to Increase STEM Job Opportunities for Alaska Native Students

Insight Into Diversity

Department of the Interior and the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) recently announced a new partnership to increase STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) employment opportunities for Alaska Native students. They have an understanding that’s so much deeper.”