Publications

Book:

Wong, B. & Chiu, Y.L.T. (2021). The ideal student: Deconstructing expectations in higher education. London: Open University Press. More details here.

Article:

Wong, B., Chiu, Y.L.T., Copsey-Blake, M., & Nikolopoulou, M. (2021). A mapping of graduate attributes: what can we expect from UK university students? Higher Education Research & Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2021.1882405

Wong, B. , DeWitt, J., & Chiu, Y.L.T. (2021). Mapping the eight dimensions of the ideal student in higher education. Educational Review. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/10.1080/00131911.2021.1909538

Wong, B. & Chiu, Y.L.T. (2020). University lecturers’ construction of the ‘ideal’ undergraduate student. Journal of Further and Higher Education. 40(1), 54-68. https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877X.2018.1504010

Wong, B. & Chiu, Y.L.T. (2019). Exploring the concept of ‘ideal’ university student. Studies in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2019.1643302

Wong, B. & Chiu, Y.L.T. (2019). ‘Swallow your pride and fear’: The Educational Strategies of High-Achieving Non-Traditional University Students. British Journal of Sociology of Educationhttps://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2019.1604209

Wong, B. and Chiu, Y.L.T. (2019). Let me entertain you: The ambivalent role of university lecturers as educators and performers. Educational Review, 71(2), 218-233. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00131911.2017.1363718

Wong, B. (2018). By chance or by plan? The academic success of non-traditional students in higher education. AERA Open, 4(2), 1-14.  http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2332858418782195

Media/news:

Conferences, seminars and other dissemination:

Chiu, Y.L.T. & Wong, B. (2021). Unpacking the concept of the ideal student in higher education. EuroStudent conference. Online, 17-18 June 2021.

Wong, B. (2020). ‘The ideal student in higher education’. Institute of Education research seminars. University of Reading, UK. 16 January 2020.

Chiu, Y.L.T. & Wong, B. (2019). ‘Conceptualising the ideal university student’. Paper presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Annual Conference.  Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales. 11–13 December 2019.

Page, F., Chiu, Y.L.T. & Wong, B. (2019). ‘The ‘ideal’ student survey: Managing student expectations and understanding of what it means to be a university student’. Invited presentation at the ‘Positive Interactions: Enhancing the Student Experience’ Conference. Glasgow Caledonian University, London, UK. 13 December, 2019,

Chiu, Y.L.T. (2019). ‘Exploring the concept of ‘ideal’ university student’. Project interviewed by Communications and Public Affairs. Imperial College London, UK. [News post] 09 September 2019.

Chiu, Y.L.T. (2019). ‘A spotlight on Imperial innovation in Newcastle’. Centre for Higher Education Research and Scholarship, Imperial College London, UK. [Blog post] 10 July 2019.

Chiu, Y.L.T. & Page, F. (2019). ‘Managing student expectations using the ‘ideal’ university student survey: Induction with Design Engineering undergraduates’. Paper presented at the HEA Annual Conference. Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. 2–4 July 2019.

Chiu, Y.L.T. (2019). ‘University lecturers’ construction of the ‘ideal’ undergraduate student.’ Research presented in CHERSNet seminar. Imperial College London, UK. 23 January 2019.

Chiu, Y.L.T. & Page, F. (2018). Managing student expectations and understanding of what it means to be an Imperial student. Imperial Learning and Teaching Strategy, [Blog post] 28 November 2018.

Wong, B. & Chiu, Y.L.T. (2017). ‘Is there an ‘ideal’ student at university?’ Paper presented at the Society for Research in Higher Education (SRHE) conference. Newport, Wales, UK. 6–8 December 2017.

Chiu, Y.L.T. (TBC – postponed in 2020). Student transition and the ideal student survey. National Academy of Education Administration, Beijing, China.