How being a commuter student affects social and academic engagement

  • Iqbal Miah Brunel University London

Abstract

This article will look to extend understanding of engagement amongst commuter
students, both academically and socially, and my personal experiences of being a
commuter student.

Author Biography

Iqbal Miah, Brunel University London

Student Success Project Assistant

Office of the Vice Chancellor

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Published
2019-09-23
How to Cite
Miah, I. (2019). How being a commuter student affects social and academic engagement. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal, 2(2), 2-7. Retrieved from https://sehej.raise-network.com/raise/article/view/miah
Section
Student voice