We’ve got lots of interesting new data on how much time students spend enrolled before they leave, how much they have spent, and the risk factors that can help predict who will complete and who will drop out.
But the data and literature on how people feel about incomplete qualifications is very sparse, and so we decided to run our own online survey.
It’s obviously not a random sample, but with over 800 responses to date we are able to identify some general themes. With more respondents we could start to see whether reactions to not completing differ across student categories.
The survey is going to close in a few days, so if you have dropped out a degree yourself, please take it. Or if you know someone who has dropped out, please forward the link to them.
Our report is going to focus on people who have left university without any degree, but we are also interested in people with a complete degree as well as a complete one.