Education, consumer rights and maintaining trust: what students want from their university

Education, consumer rights and maintaining trust: what students want from their university​A key feature of the success of the UK higher education sector is a relationship where universities support and challenge students to achieve their educational goals through high-quality programmes of academic study. 

Drawing on a survey carried out by ComRes on behalf of Universities UK, this report aims to assess how student perspectives of this crucial relationship are evolving in the context of a growing emphasis on market competition and consumer rights. It then looks at the implications of these attitudes for universities and policymakers ahead of the establishment of the new Office for Students (OfS), the regulator for the English higher education sector from 2018.​

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