Australian QILT rankings show drop in student experience, with some surprising twists

May 21, 2021
The Quality in Learning and Teaching indicators (QILT) are published annually, following a national survey where students rate their experience in higher education.  We were expecting to see a drop in student experience for 2020, no doubt about it. Since 2012 the largest variation in overall student experience has been 2%, last year there was a 9% drop.   However, some areas saw much sharper declines. We’ve highlighted a couple of interesting points.

Report: How will Covid-19 change belonging and community on campus?

Aug. 1, 2020
How long it will be, if ever, until higher education returns to some semblance of normality is unclear. What is important though, is that universities continue to deliver not just education, but the social and bonding experience that comes with higher education. In this report we look at the challenges of creating a sense of belonging pre-Covid, and what factors should be the focus going forward to assist in the recovery effort and build a resilient student experience. 

Report: The changing face of student accomodation, global case studies

Jan. 1, 2020
Every year, 18-year-olds take part in what has been termed a ‘mass migration’. Leaving home to go to university is a rite of passage in many countries. It is important step in becoming an independent adult that can fundamentally change the academic and social outcomes of the university experience, especially when students opt to live on campus. In this report we look at the trends influencing design of student accommodation, using global case studies. 

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