Why here and why stay? Students' voices on the retention strategies of a widening participation university.

@article{Mckendry2014WhyHA,
  title={Why here and why stay? Students' voices on the retention strategies of a widening participation university.},
  author={Stephanie Mckendry and Marty Wright and Keith J. Stevenson},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={
          872-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Whilst concern about nursing student retention remains a key priority of governments and educators, much research is focussed on determining the causes and experiences of withdrawal. Further work is required to understand the perspectives of those students who successfully negotiate their programme of study. OBJECTIVES The study aimed to explore student motivations, experiences and support requirements during their first year to determine the efficacy of institutional retention… CONTINUE READING

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