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Student Experience

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The simplest definition of Student Experience is “how students perceive interactions with your institution”. Student Experience starts long before the student’s first day at your institution and reaches beyond alumni. This page look at the improvements that can be made and the impacts on an institution.

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Apprenticeship Levy

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The Apprenticeship Levy came into effect on 6 April 2017. The purpose of the levy is to encourage employers to invest in Apprenticeship Programmes and to raise additional funds to improve the quality and quantity of apprenticeships. The levy was intended to raise £3 billion with a view to funding three million new apprenticeships by 2020. All businesses – whether they pay the tax or not – can access the Apprenticeship Levy.

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Student Wellbeing

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Student wellbeing is defined as a student’s happiness, satisfaction with, and attitude towards their education, which is a direct result of a complex combination of physical, mental, emotional and social factors. ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘mental health’ are often used interchangeably despite not being interrelated: wellbeing is generally linked to student experiences, whilst mental health refers to a student’s psychiatric diagnosis.

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