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A Qualitative Study of Academic Possible Selves of Mature Students

09 October 2019

This research project aims to investigate academic possible selves, which are the positive and negative images of the future self within higher education. Participation involves answering questions that relate to personal and social identity as a mature student, future self-concepts within higher education, and academic strategies.


Ethical approval

This study has been approved by the University of Roehampton Psychology department ethics committee in August 2019.

About the researcher

As a mature student, I am interested in the experience of others, and how identity and self-regulation contribute to future self-images within higher education.

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