Support needs of the most vulnerable student groups in non-university higher education

Rasa TamulienÄ—


This article presents the research on support needs of the most vulnerable students in nonuniversity higher education. The research results have revealed that older, part-time students who have family and/or work responsibilities focus on academic information and counselling, foreign language training, distance study centre, legal counselling and psychological counselling services. It has also been found that traditional age, full-time students who have no work and/or no family responsibilities and whose motivation to study is low require more career designing, psychological counselling, student accommodation, financial support and legal counselling services.


Student support, Academic student support, Non-academic student support, Non-traditional age students, Most vulnerable students, “First generation� students, Traditional age students

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