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Editorial HESWBL 8,2 Welcome to Issue 8.2 of Higher Education Skills and Work-based Learning (HESWBL), the official journal of UVAC, the University Vocational Awards Council. I am very happy to welcome Mandy Crawford-Lee of UVAC to the journal’s Editorial Board and look forward to working with her in her new role of Associate Editor. I am also delighted to announce that Professor Tony Wall is now the Deputy Editor of HESWBL and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Tony for all his hard work and inspirational input on the journal over the last four years. There are seven thought-provoking papers in this issue all with a keen focus on employability, skills and issues impacting upon the real workplace. The first paper, James and Yun’s “Exploring student satisfaction and future employment intentions” presents a fascinating case study centred on students’ perceptions and expectations of graduate employment in conjunction with their academic experience of higher education. The students are from a small higher education institution (HEI) in Canada, primarily providing undergraduate level study; the research they take part in focuses on their ideas about future employment expectations together with their rating of their academic experience. The study aims to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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2042-3896
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10.1108/HESWBL-05-2018-101
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HESWBL 8,2 Welcome to Issue 8.2 of Higher Education Skills and Work-based Learning (HESWBL), the official journal of UVAC, the University Vocational Awards Council. I am very happy to welcome Mandy Crawford-Lee of UVAC to the journal’s Editorial Board and look forward to working with her in her new role of Associate Editor. I am also delighted to announce that Professor Tony Wall is now the Deputy Editor of HESWBL and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Tony for all his hard work and inspirational input on the journal over the last four years. There are seven thought-provoking papers in this issue all with a keen focus on employability, skills and issues impacting upon the real workplace. The first paper, James and Yun’s “Exploring student satisfaction and future employment intentions” presents a fascinating case study centred on students’ perceptions and expectations of graduate employment in conjunction with their academic experience of higher education. The students are from a small higher education institution (HEI) in Canada, primarily providing undergraduate level study; the research they take part in focuses on their ideas about future employment expectations together with their rating of their academic experience. The study aims to

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Higher Education, Skills and Work-based LearningEmerald Publishing

Published: May 14, 2018

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