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How Fucked Is Your University? Tell Us In Three Minutes

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  1. Did you know the federal government plans to introduce partial fee deregulation for universities?

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    Yes
    Yes
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    No
    No
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Did you know the federal government plans to introduce partial fee deregulation for universities?
  1. Yes
     
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    Yes
  2. No
     
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    No
  1. How would you feel if your university introduced fee deregulation, which would allow it to charge any price (most likely more) for some degrees?

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    Great idea, I'm pro deregulation!
    Great idea, I'm pro deregulation!
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    Not keen, I'm anti deregulation.
    Not keen, I'm anti deregulation.
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    I don't care.
    I don't care.
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How would you feel if your university introduced fee deregulation, which would allow it to charge any price (most likely more) for some degrees?
  1. Great idea, I'm pro deregulation!
     
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    Great idea, I'm pro deregulation!
  2. Not keen, I'm anti deregulation.
     
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    Not keen, I'm anti deregulation.
  3. I don't care.
     
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    I don't care.
  1. What concerns you most about deregulation?

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    Bigger student loan debt
    Bigger student loan debt
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    It would create a two-tiered education system
    It would create a two-tiered education system
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    Lower socioeconomic students would miss out on more expensive courses
    Lower socioeconomic students would miss out on more expensive courses
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    It would devalue existing degrees
    It would devalue existing degrees
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    It would encourage universities to redirect funding towards faculties that draw in more money
    It would encourage universities to redirect funding towards faculties that draw in more money
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    I’m not concerned about deregulation
    I’m not concerned about deregulation
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What concerns you most about deregulation?
  1. Bigger student loan debt
     
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    Bigger student loan debt
  2. It would create a two-tiered education system
     
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    It would create a two-tiered education system
  3. Lower socioeconomic students would miss out on more expensive courses
     
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    Lower socioeconomic students would miss out on more expensive courses
  4. It would devalue existing degrees
     
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    It would devalue existing degrees
  5. It would encourage universities to redirect funding towards faculties that draw in more money
     
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    It would encourage universities to redirect funding towards faculties that draw in more money
  6. I’m not concerned about deregulation
     
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    I’m not concerned about deregulation
  1. What’s the most you would pay for a university undergraduate degree through HECS?

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    $20,000
    $20,000
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    $40,000
    $40,000
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    $60,000
    $60,000
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    $100,000
    $100,000
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What’s the most you would pay for a university undergraduate degree through HECS?
  1. $20,000
     
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    $20,000
  2. $40,000
     
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    $40,000
  3. $60,000
     
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    $60,000
  4. $100,000
     
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    $100,000
  1. Does your university run on semesters or trimesters?

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    Semesters
    Semesters
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    Trimesters
    Trimesters
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Does your university run on semesters or trimesters?
  1. Semesters
     
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    Semesters
  2. Trimesters
     
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    Trimesters
  1. Which of these government proposals concerns you the most?

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    Funding cuts to universities
    Funding cuts to universities
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    Fee deregulation
    Fee deregulation
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    Lowering the repayment threshold, so you would have to pay back your HECS loan earlier
    Lowering the repayment threshold, so you would have to pay back your HECS loan earlier
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    Household income test, meaning if you live with your parents their income will combine with yours to decide how soon you pay off your HECS debt
    Household income test, meaning if you live with your parents their income will combine with yours to decide how soon you pay off your HECS debt
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    Changing the ratio of government to student HECS payments, so students pay more
    Changing the ratio of government to student HECS payments, so students pay more
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    Recovering debts from deceased estates, meaning if you die before your HECS debt is paid off, your family still has to pay it
    Recovering debts from deceased estates, meaning if you die before your HECS debt is paid off, your family still has to pay it
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    Increasing the interest on HECS repayments
    Increasing the interest on HECS repayments
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    Changes to scholarships
    Changes to scholarships
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    I’m not concerned about any of them
    I’m not concerned about any of them
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Which of these government proposals concerns you the most?
  1. Funding cuts to universities
     
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    Funding cuts to universities
  2. Fee deregulation
     
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    Fee deregulation
  3. Lowering the repayment threshold, so you would have to pay back your HECS loan earlier
     
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    Lowering the repayment threshold, so you would have to pay back your HECS loan earlier
  4. Household income test, meaning if you live with your parents their income will combine with yours to decide how soon you pay off your HECS debt
     
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    Household income test, meaning if you live with your parents their income will combine with yours to decide how soon you pay off your HECS debt
  5. Changing the ratio of government to student HECS payments, so students pay more
     
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    Changing the ratio of government to student HECS payments, so students pay more
  6. Recovering debts from deceased estates, meaning if you die before your HECS debt is paid off, your family still has to pay it
     
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    Recovering debts from deceased estates, meaning if you die before your HECS debt is paid off, your family still has to pay it
  7. Increasing the interest on HECS repayments
     
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    Increasing the interest on HECS repayments
  8. Changes to scholarships
     
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    Changes to scholarships
  9. I’m not concerned about any of them
     
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    I’m not concerned about any of them
  1. What concerns you the most about the trimester system?

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    Paying the same amount as students at other unis for less teaching time
    Paying the same amount as students at other unis for less teaching time
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    Less face to face time with teachers
    Less face to face time with teachers
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    Incorrect
    Less time to complete assignments
    Less time to complete assignments
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    Bigger classes
    Bigger classes
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    Moving coursework online
    Moving coursework online
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    I’m not concerned about the trimester system
    I’m not concerned about the trimester system
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What concerns you the most about the trimester system?
  1. Paying the same amount as students at other unis for less teaching time
     
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    Paying the same amount as students at other unis for less teaching time
  2. Less face to face time with teachers
     
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    Less face to face time with teachers
  3. Less time to complete assignments
     
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    Less time to complete assignments
  4. Bigger classes
     
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    Bigger classes
  5. Moving coursework online
     
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    Moving coursework online
  6. I’m not concerned about the trimester system
     
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    I’m not concerned about the trimester system
  1. What is the size of your tutorials / seminars?

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    5-10 students
    5-10 students
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    11-20 students
    11-20 students
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    21-30 students
    21-30 students
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    31-40 students
    31-40 students
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    40+
    40+
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    I don't have tutorials.
    I don't have tutorials.
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What is the size of your tutorials / seminars?
  1. 5-10 students
     
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    5-10 students
  2. 11-20 students
     
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    11-20 students
  3. 21-30 students
     
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    21-30 students
  4. 31-40 students
     
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    31-40 students
  5. 40+
     
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    40+
  6. I don't have tutorials.
     
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    I don't have tutorials.
  1. Have your class sizes gotten bigger or smaller since you started university?

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    Bigger
    Bigger
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    Smaller
    Smaller
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    Stayed the same
    Stayed the same
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Have your class sizes gotten bigger or smaller since you started university?
  1. Bigger
     
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    Bigger
  2. Smaller
     
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    Smaller
  3. Stayed the same
     
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    Stayed the same
  1. How many hours of face to face teaching time do you have per week?

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    1 -2 hours
    1 -2 hours
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    2 - 5 hours
    2 - 5 hours
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    6 - 10 hours
    6 - 10 hours
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    11- 15 hours
    11- 15 hours
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    16 - 20 hours
    16 - 20 hours
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    20 + hours
    20 + hours
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How many hours of face to face teaching time do you have per week?
  1. 1 -2 hours
     
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    1 -2 hours
  2. 2 - 5 hours
     
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    2 - 5 hours
  3. 6 - 10 hours
     
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    6 - 10 hours
  4. 11- 15 hours
     
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    11- 15 hours
  5. 16 - 20 hours
     
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    16 - 20 hours
  6. 20 + hours
     
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    20 + hours
  1. How many hours of online teaching or class time do you have per week?

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    1 - 2 hours
    1 - 2 hours
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    2 - 5 hours
    2 - 5 hours
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    6 - 10 hours
    6 - 10 hours
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    Incorrect
    11- 15 hours
    11- 15 hours
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    15 + hours
    15 + hours
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    I don't have online hours
    I don't have online hours
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How many hours of online teaching or class time do you have per week?
  1. 1 - 2 hours
     
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    1 - 2 hours
  2. 2 - 5 hours
     
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    2 - 5 hours
  3. 6 - 10 hours
     
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    6 - 10 hours
  4. 11- 15 hours
     
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    11- 15 hours
  5. 15 + hours
     
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    15 + hours
  6. I don't have online hours
     
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    I don't have online hours
  1. What value do you put on your degree?

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    High value
    High value
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    Moderate value
    Moderate value
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    Low value
    Low value
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    No value
    No value
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What value do you put on your degree?
  1. High value
     
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    High value
  2. Moderate value
     
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    Moderate value
  3. Low value
     
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    Low value
  4. No value
     
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    No value
  1. What is your priority?

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    Studying and getting good marks
    Studying and getting good marks
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    Socialising and networking
    Socialising and networking
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    Working and earning money
    Working and earning money
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What is your priority?
  1. Studying and getting good marks
     
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    Studying and getting good marks
  2. Socialising and networking
     
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    Socialising and networking
  3. Working and earning money
     
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    Working and earning money
  1. What worries you most about how universities are changing?

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    Less face to face time
    Less face to face time
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    Bigger classes
    Bigger classes
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    More online coursework
    More online coursework
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    Incorrect
    Rising costs
    Rising costs
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    Incorrect
    Shorter teaching periods
    Shorter teaching periods
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    Decrease in quality of teaching
    Decrease in quality of teaching
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    Increase in enrolments devalues degrees
    Increase in enrolments devalues degrees
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    Commercial influence at universities
    Commercial influence at universities
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    I'm not worried at all
    I'm not worried at all
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What worries you most about how universities are changing?
  1. Less face to face time
     
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    Less face to face time
  2. Bigger classes
     
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    Bigger classes
  3. More online coursework
     
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    More online coursework
  4. Rising costs
     
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    Rising costs
  5. Shorter teaching periods
     
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    Shorter teaching periods
  6. Decrease in quality of teaching
     
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    Decrease in quality of teaching
  7. Increase in enrolments devalues degrees
     
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    Increase in enrolments devalues degrees
  8. Commercial influence at universities
     
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    Commercial influence at universities
  9. I'm not worried at all
     
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    I'm not worried at all
  1. How many hours do you work a week to support yourself while studying?

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    1 - 10 hours
    1 - 10 hours
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    11 - 20 hours
    11 - 20 hours
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    21 - 30 hours
    21 - 30 hours
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    31 - 40 hours
    31 - 40 hours
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    40 + hours
    40 + hours
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    Incorrect
    I don't work
    I don't work
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How many hours do you work a week to support yourself while studying?
  1. 1 - 10 hours
     
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    1 - 10 hours
  2. 11 - 20 hours
     
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    11 - 20 hours
  3. 21 - 30 hours
     
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    21 - 30 hours
  4. 31 - 40 hours
     
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    31 - 40 hours
  5. 40 + hours
     
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    40 + hours
  6. I don't work
     
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    I don't work
  1. What do you think you will do in the year after you finish your degree?

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    Take a gap year
    Take a gap year
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    Do an internship (paid or unpaid)
    Do an internship (paid or unpaid)
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    Get a job in my field of study
    Get a job in my field of study
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    Get a job outside my field of study
    Get a job outside my field of study
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    Keep studying
    Keep studying
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What do you think you will do in the year after you finish your degree?
  1. Take a gap year
     
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    Take a gap year
  2. Do an internship (paid or unpaid)
     
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    Do an internship (paid or unpaid)
  3. Get a job in my field of study
     
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    Get a job in my field of study
  4. Get a job outside my field of study
     
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    Get a job outside my field of study
  5. Keep studying
     
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    Keep studying