Jenny Shaw
Jenny Shaw is head of Higher Education Engagement for the UNITE Group. She is responsible for spearheading the company’s university engagement and understanding of the sector. Jenny has worked in the UK higher education sector for 15 years. She has held senior widening participation and strategic partnership roles at three institutions and has acted as a consultant to several others.

Entries by Jenny Shaw

Students Matter

(0) Comments | Posted 16 June 2014 | (10:55)

Keeping students happy has become a real concern. It is rare to find a university that doesn't wait on tenterhooks for the results of the National Student Survey. It would be all too easy to treat students as consumers that must be kept superficially happy, especially when student...

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Can We Help Students Find Their Perfect Match in Their Crucial First Year of Study?

(0) Comments | Posted 13 March 2014 | (10:09)

Who am I going to live with?

In the excitement and uncertainty that surrounds going to university for the first time, who you'll be living with is an understandable concern. Housemates can make or break the student experience. And yet there is no consensus on how much or little universities...

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Student Wellbeing: Improving the Focus on the Heart of the University Experience

(0) Comments | Posted 23 July 2013 | (10:14)

People go to university for a number of reasons, and what they get from the experience can be complex and personal. For students of any age, their journey will contain many challenges, and it is by overcoming these challenges they will learn and grow.

But what if the challenges become...

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Is It Time to Rethink Student Housing?

(0) Comments | Posted 14 February 2013 | (15:12)

Thomas rises at six each morning in his unheated student accommodation and attends lectures for several hours before eating his first meal of the day. After dinner he will attend more lectures, then head into town for an evening of drinking, gambling and, sad to say, occasional fighting with the...

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