A Case Study of Higher Education Pathways of Rural Students

Rosie Alexander

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How does living in a remote and rural community impact on higher education choices and subsequent career pathways? In the literature surrounding higher
educati on and graduate employment an assumption seems often to be made
that all students regardless of location have equal ac cess to opportunities.
Rosie Alexander, Careers Manager at the University of the Highlands and Island
s, presents us with an exclusive insight into her on-going doctoral research study of the pathways of rural students from the Orkney and the Shetland Islands.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationGraduate Market Trends
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015


  • Higher Education
  • Rural
  • Migration
  • Orkney and Shetland Studies


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