College life offers challenge but most satisfied

Ireland“More than one-third of Irish third-level students feel like ‘detached consumers’ in terms of their education. The finding is contained in sixth Eurostudent study into how students experience university life. More than 20,000 students attending third-level colleges were surveyed as part of the report. The findings show that, while 42% of students feel like they are partners in their education, almost the same amount (36%) feel like ‘detached consumers’ …” (more)

[Conall Ó Fátharta and Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 22 January]

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