Vitae News - 19 October 2018

Vitae News - 19 October 2018

Postgraduate Research Experience survey: PRES 

The results from the PRES survey 2018 have been launched by Advance HE in the last few days. The report provides a robust benchmark of the postgraduate research (PGR) experience and for the first time, has been conducted on an annual basis and has received responses from three international universities: Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand; Koç University, Turkey; and University of Queensland, Australia. The 2018 survey was based on data from over 16,000 respondents from 66 Higher Education Institutes and includes some interesting analysis on the wellbeing factors correlating to retention.

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