10K Indian Voices- Sannam S4 2021 - Page 16

1 . THE INDIAN GEN Z STUDENT ’ S LIFE CONTEXT
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10K INDIAN VOICES

1 . THE INDIAN GEN Z STUDENT ’ S LIFE CONTEXT

DEEPEST INFLUENCES For 75 % of students their deepest influences are personal experiences followed by peer groups ( 62 %) and family ( 61 %). And hence HEIs need to tap into personal networks : family and friends to spread the word .
IMMEDIATE FOCUS Career growth is the most pressing , immediate focus ( for 39 % of students ) followed by paying attention to mental health ( 21 %) and to their education ( 21 %). With this , HEIs need to make the career growth-education connect clearer while pitching programmes .
VIEWS ON SUSTAINABILITY 93 % of students think about sustainability in their everyday life , with Quality Education , Zero Hunger and No Poverty as their most immediate Sustainable Development Goals . HEIs need to integrate sustainability and SDGs in their teaching-learning process - they clearly strike a chord .
STRESSES AND ANXIETIES With mental health stresses and anxieties being amplified due to COVID-19 , ‘ Career Growth ’ and ‘ Job Prospects ’ are top triggers . HEIs need to consider how best to support students in overcoming their stresses and anxieties .
ROLE MODELS AND INFLUENCES Students are primarily inspired by role models such as - Malala and Modi ( 27 % and 26 % respectively ) indicating a preference for role models that have showcased strong credentials in the development field or who like to walk the talk through their deeds . How can HEIs tap into popular student influences to build their institution ’ s narrative ?

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