New university landscape: Supporting changing student behaviour Garmon ap Garth Birkbeck , University of London [email protected] Overview. Overview of changes since 2012 funding changes in England Birkbeck’s experience of changing student behaviour Discussion.
Applications to Birkbeck’s experience
The impact on student body
Year on year increase in applications from partner institutions:
“I was studying alongside professionals who were already working in the City, had their own companies or worked for government and I found that really useful as I got to network with people who had a lot more experience than me.
It was one of my fellow students who advised me that, with the skills I had, I would make a good actuary and when I was going to interviews they would advise me”
Natalie Jackson, BSc Economics and Social Policy
“I am seeing the benefits of studying and working simultaneously, and this intensive approach will help me in the job market in future. When I graduate I will have an internationally recognised degree, a job in my chosen field, and three years of valuable and relevant experience from the workplace”
Michael Peltier, BSc Accounting (alongside working at a hedge fund).