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Why higher education?

Updated Thursday, 27 October 2022

Not sure if university is right for you? Students from the University of South Wales share their reasons for choosing higher education and how they have benefitted from their university experience so far. 

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Watch students from a range of backgrounds and experiences explain their reasons for choosing higher education including:

  • Experiencing student life
  • Gaining independence
  • Living away from home for the first time
  • Intellectual exploration
  • Advancing into a chosen career pathway
  • Making new friends and networking
  • Life-enrichment
  • Gaining confidence
  • Opening better opportunities in life

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