Who owns the student voice?

Lauren Dickinson, Antonia Fox

Abstract


This research, undertaken by Student Fellows (a scheme managed by both the University of Winchester and Winchester Student Union), aims to evaluate students’ perceptions of student voice at the University and to raise awareness of the opportunities available. Through the mixed-method approach of concept mapping, focus groups and surveys, the hope is to target the gap in the literature of this field. Having a personal connection with this project gave us a powerful insight into the students’ mindset and therefore allowed us to address the issue directly, particularly with regard to the decrease in engagement with student activities from school to university.

Keywords


Student Voice; Higher Education; Student Fellows; Student-Staff Partnership

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/jeipc.v2i1.233

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