Exploring the impact of student mobility and extracurricular engagement on academic performance and graduate outcomes

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Author: Brandon, Avril; Hetherington, Caroline; Redmond, Bairbre

Abstract:

[This] study offers new insights into students' experiences of internationalised higher education, and makes recommendations for the sector to support students in unlocking the potential benefits of these experiences for their personal and professional development. Studying abroad is often heralded as the premier opportunity for students to enhance their employability. Although not all students can or wish to study abroad, there has been a lack of research into the corresponding impacts of home-based extracurricular activities on students' development. The study therefore explores both...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Higher education; Teaching and learning; International education; Participation; Outcomes; Income; Gender; Performance; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Student mobility; Student behaviour; Student interests; International educational exchange; Employability; Skill development; Comparative analysis; Case study; Decision making; Graduates; Employment outcomes; Outcomes of education and training; Individual development

Published: Edgbaston, England: Universitas 21, 2020

Physical description: 71 p.

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https://universitas21.com/what-we-do/resources-and-publications/research-study-impact-student-mobility-and-extracurricular

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 140.806

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