10K Indian Voices- Sannam S4 2021 - Page 5

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
SANNAM S4 GROUP | YOUR VOICE MATTERS 10K INDIAN VOICES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A FOCUS ON THEIR PERSONAL LIVES DURING VOLATILE TIMES
• Surveyed students said they have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 , both in terms of their online learning experiences as well as their mental health
• Career growth was cited as their most pressing issue by 39 percent of surveyed students , followed by their mental health ( 21 %) and their education ( 21 %)
• Seventy-three percent of surveyed students use two or more social media platforms , with 96 percent of respondents using Instagram . Sixty percent of surveyed students spent 1-4 hours on social media , with 18 percent clocking in at over 4 hours daily
TAKEAWAYS FOR UNIVERSITIES TO ADDRESS NEEDS OF GEN-Z INDIAN STUDENTS
• Focus on application-oriented practical learning rather than theory
• Help students develop skills rather than achieve mere placements
• Include Sustainable Development Goals in the curriculum
• Supplement existing learning models to address possible academic setbacks that occurred with online classes during the pandemic
• Prioritise the mental and emotional health of students

YOUR VOICE MATTERS

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