A Case Study of Higher Education Pathways of Rural Students

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    Abstract

    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
    Pages14-15
    Number of pages2
    Specialist publicationGraduate Market Trends
    PublisherHECSU
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2015

    Keywords

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

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