University attrition: what helps and what hinders university completion?


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Author: Cherastidtham, Ittima; Norton, Andrew; Mackey, Will


This is a background paper for the 'Dropping out: the benefits and costs of trying university' report [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 132.477]. The two documents contain overlapping material, so that each can be read independently of the other. The main purpose of this background paper is to provide additional information on the Grattan Institute's statistical analysis of completion from bachelor degrees at public universities. It includes more detailed consideration of some non-completion high-risk factors mentioned in the main report and possible explanations for their impact. It...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Participation; Higher education

Keywords: Student attrition; Dropout; Completion; Barrier; University; Public education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Grattan Institute, 2018

Physical description: 75 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 132.477

ISBN: 9780648230786

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 132.478

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