What do students think of Aspire Engage?

Every year we survey students at universities that have introduced Aspire Engage as part of their overall programme to support student study and success. These surveys provide invaluable feedback and insight into have we can improve each scheme and better meet the needs of students. Collectively they also give a good overview of how students […]

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Implementing an ebook programme

Working with our partner Kortext, JS Group has implemented a number of successful and impactful eBook programmes at a number of UK universities including: These eBook schemes range from the two largest in the UK at Middlesex and East London where every undergraduate receives a core eBook for each module they take through to smaller […]

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Aspire Engage and value for money

Introduction Universities introduce Aspire Engage schemes for a variety of strategic reasons: As part of their Access and Participation plan and a way to provide support to WP students. To aid recruitment To aid retention and improve progression To support student study and attainment Universities that introduce an Aspire Engage scheme also want to know […]

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JS Group moves its head office to Southampton

For a number of years, JS Group has had its main office in Ringwood with other offices in Newbury, London and Glasgow. We have now moved our main office from Ringwood to Southampton and Engagement House is now our new head office.  We chose to move to Southampton because of its excellent transport links and […]

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How to implement Aspire Engage

With a growing number of universities considering how they can turn their bursary expenditure into a strategic driver of student engagement, we are pleased to be working with a number of institutions looking to adopt Aspire Engage for the next academic year. Aspire Engage offers a number of advantages over cash bursaries including: Universities can […]

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Driving engagement with Social Media Management students

The StudyPlus scheme at the University of Sunderland awards home, EU and international students up to £200 of funds to spend on learning resources to support the University’s aims to improve attainment and deliver better outcomes for students. To date, we have around 4800 students benefitting from the scheme, with this number to increase by […]

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What do students think about Aspire Engage schemes?

On many of our Aspire Engage schemes we are fortunate enough to get detailed feedback from students on how they perceive the benefits of the scheme at their university. Our most recent survey produced results that are in line with other surveys we have conducted over the past 10 years. Knowing about the scheme before […]

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Supporting Student Mental Wellbeing

Mental health problems are on the rise in universities, but support is too fragmented 15.02.2019 The Guardian The Affects: 1 in 4 Students Student Suicides have reached record levels Dropout rates have trebled University Counselling Services are stretched Student mental health support and awareness has been a huge talking point in the sector for some […]

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