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Quarter of students say they have considered quitting course


AdvanceHE's student survey reveals scale of students' doubts over university place and the positive effect of staff support

More than one in four students have considered leaving their university course, but working more closely with staff helps students feel more engaged, a survey has revealed.

Around 27 per cent of students have thought about quitting, according to AdvanceHE’s fifth UK Engagement Survey of almost 30,000 undergraduates. It was the first time the higher education agency asked students whether they had considered dropping out of their course.

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