Drop-out and completion in higher education in Europe among students from under-represented groups

Too many [European Union] EU students from under-represented groups leave higher education before completing their degrees. Students coming from poor socio-economic backgrounds are by far the most likely to drop out of higher education. Male students are more at risk of drop-out than female. Students with dependents, women in particular, struggle to balance caring responsibilities with their studies. The same goes for part-time students, who are at greater risk as a result of caring responsibilities or working long hours in a job unrelated to their studies. Also at risk are minority ethnic stu... Show more

Authors: Quinn, Jocey

Published: [Cardiff, Wales], Network of Experts on Social Aspects of Education and Training, 2013

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 104 p.

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