How does living in a remote and rural community impact on higher education choices and subsequent career pathways? In the literature surrounding higher education and graduate employment an assumption seems often to be made that all students regardless of location have equal ac cess to opportunities. Rosie Alexander, Careers Manager at the University of the Highlands and Islands, presents us with an exclusive insight into her on-going doctoral research study of the pathways of rural students from the Orkney and the Shetland Islands.
- higher education
- Orkney and Shetland studies