The part-time job situation of
students in Oxford Brookes University
Course: UPS - C
Student name: Cathy
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Present the results of research3
Chart 1. Hours students spend on part-time job.3
Chart 2. The reason students have a part-time job.3
Chart 3. Influence and purpose of part-time job.4
Chart 4 most difficult thing when having a part-time job5 Discuss the results and provide some suggestion5
Appendix : Questionnaire8
This paper investigates the attitudes about part-time jobs among international students in Oxford Brookes University. Having a part-time job can enrich students' life abroad as well as helping them become more independent. However, it seems that a part-time job may pose a negative influence on study. The main purpose of this report is to find out Brookes' international students' part-time job status and their attitude about part-time jobs. In order to answer this research questionnaire, a questionnaire was compiled and the collected data was analyzed. In term of the results of the survey, the majority of students think that having a part-time job is very important to the life abroad. Also, having a part-time job may influence study. Therefore, some further discussion and useful suggestions will be given as well.
At present, it is hard for graduates to find a good job (Dagangqx, 2010). Therefore, having a part-time job after class may be a good option for students to gain more valuable experience. However, some people are worrying about the part-time job will pose a bad influence on study. How to handle a part-time job and how to balance it with study seems to become a significant question. Proper arrangements for study and part-time job can make college students enjoy working for a company and enrich their reference (Geekinterview, 2010).
The main aim of this paper is to explore the part-time job situation and attitude of Oxford Brookes University students. Combined with a self-devised questionnaire and results analyze, the general part-time job attitude of students is presented. After that, some suggestions also be given in the following part.
The paper investigates students' attitude and situation in Oxford Brookes University. Primary data was collected from a survey study conducted through a self-designed questionnaire which consisted of 10 questions in connection with part-time job. Firstly, the questionnaire was posted on line and 31 students filled out this on-line survey. Then, the data was gathered as well as some figures were made. After that, the results of the questionnaire were analyzed. What's more, a few one-to-one casual interviews were made in order to give useful suggestions. Last but not least, the questionnaire should be completed on a objective attitude.
Present the results of research
Chart 1. Hours students spend on part-time job.
The Chart 1 shows students' ideal working hours of part-time job in Oxford Brookes University. According to the pie chart, about half of students would like to spend 10-15 hours per week on part-time jobs. Then, about 25% students choose 5-10 hours per week to do a part-time job. The rest of students choose the other two options which are more than 15 hours per week and less than 5 hours per week on part-time job.
Chart 2. The reason students have a part-time job.
This chart shows the reasons that why students have a part-time job. It is quite easy to see that majority of students want to enrich their experience from part-time job. Through a part-time job, they can learn much knowledge which they can not study from books. Also, a tiny majority of students want to make money from the part-time job. Besides, only a few people who having a part-time job because of making friends or other reasons....