HomeThe study of student engagement has become mainstream in higher education research. In the last two decades there has been a sharp increase in the number of student surveys inspired by the idea that the more students are engaged in learning activities and participate in ‘effective’ or ‘high-impact’ educational practices, the greater their learning gains. But despite growing empirical evidence that there is a positive correlation between the level of student engagement and learning outcomes, we still know very little about wider implications of having more engaged students on campus. Are these students more successful in their careers? Do they make better citizens? More...