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Best approach to dropout at Glasgow University

By Steve Draper,   Department of Psychology,   University of Glasgow.

In my provisional opinion, at GU (not for all HEIs), we should adopt these strands of practical policy.


  • Smith J. & R. A. Naylor (2001) "Dropping out of university: a statistical analysis of the probability of withdrawal of UK university students" Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A) vol.164 pp.389-405
  • Yorke,M. (1999) Leaving early: undergraduate non-completion in higher education (London: Taylor and Francis)

  • Yorke,M. & Longden,B. (2004) (eds. and authors) Retention and student success in HE (SRHE/OU press)

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