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Connected Student Report third edition

Belonging starts with connection. See how.

Discover the higher education trends that will help students connect and thrive at your institution.

See what makes a great higher ed experience – from prospects to alumni.

  • 56%
    of students prefer email content from higher education institutions.
  • 47%
    of students selected their institution for career prospects.
  • 40%
    of staff say their institution has shifted to focus more on flexible learning.
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Four higher education trends to watch.

Belonging is key to success.

Students need holistic support.

Prepare students for the future of work.

Flexibility and diversity matter to students.

See the higher education research dashboard.

Explore the findings by country in this Tableau dashboard. See results from Australia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Nordic countries, Spain, United Kingdom, and the U.S.

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“The world has changed, and we have got to prepare students for what they do beyond the ivory towers.”

– James Davis,
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Humanities, Howard University

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