A fresh Student Voice survey finds that more than half of students who aren’t engaged in campus life beyond the classroom are dissatisfied, that campus involvement is linked to ease in making friends and more.
Nearly all students want choice in some of the orientation sessions they’ll attend, according to a new Student Voice survey. Topics of interest include internships and career planning, mental health, time management, and study skills.
Students are interested in a variety of offerings for help with time management, according to the Student Voice survey on the college experience. High on the list are comprehensive syllabi, help with overall scheduling and social supports.
Student Voice results show that students with certain advantages are more likely to have held leadership positions on campus than peers. Here’s why that matters and what institutions can do to help boost students’ leadership creds.
Student Voice survey data on new-student orientation experiences indicate that summer bridge program participants who are first generation feel more comfortable accessing resources, more prepared for college and more socially connected than other first-gen and even continuing-generation students.
New student orientation satisfaction rates fell early in the pandemic but they’re back up, according to Student Voice survey data. First-year experience leaders say it’s not business as usual: less is now more.
Created September 25, 2023
Health and Wellness
Students share their experiences with acute and chronic stress, mental health struggles and services, and campus wellness offerings.
What would students do to ease stress if they were responsible for health and wellness on their campuses? Student Voice asked and students answered, with ideas ranging from mental health check-ins and wellness days to study groups and free food.
Survey: Going to the gym is students’ preferred wellness activity over all, but many say they’d access more campus wellness resources if hours met their schedules. On campus food, students value quality and variety of flavors and less processed options.
Many students want professors and advisers to help promote their well-being, including their mental health. But how involved do students really want them to get? Quite involved, according to new survey data from Inside Higher Ed and College Pulse.
Respondents to the Student Voice survey on health and wellness feel pressure to do well at different rates based on mental health, with students who describe their mental health as poor feeling the most pressure. What’s going on and how can higher ed help?
A third of students aren’t clear where to turn on campus should they or a friend experience a mental health crisis. Boosting awareness of urgent mental health care resources can involve faculty as messengers, direct student outreach and mobile apps.
Professors are the No. 1 campus group students say have a responsibility to aid them with stress and mental health issues, according to the newest Student Voice survey. Professors aren’t expected to be counselors or sacrifice rigor, however.
June 02, 2023
Created June 01, 2023
Students share how advisers are working with them to navigate the academic path, what they think about course materials professors choose for courses, and what barriers they perceive to success in class.
New Student Voice survey reveals more about what students mean when they say they want flexibility in the classroom. Experts say the data underscore the need for well-structured courses, transparent and accessible deadline policies, and options for meaningful participation.
In the recent Student Voice survey, students cite teaching style as a major barrier to their academic success. Research points to active learning as a solution, but experts on pedagogy and identity offer some major caveats for professors looking to mix up their instructional approaches.