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STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
UNIVERSITY QUESTIONNAIRE 1964
NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
under the joint auspices of The Medical Research Council The National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales The Scottish Council for Research in Education
M.R.C. Unit, London School of Economics,

Ref. No:

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Name:

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Address:

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University

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FOR THOSE WHOSE HOME ADDRESS HAS CHANGED

New Address

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PLEASE COMPLETE EITHER BY WRITING OR BY RINGING THE APPROPRIATE NUMBER
A. UNIVERSITY AND COURSE

What first degree are you aiming for?

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Principal subject

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Ancillary/Subsidiary subjects, if any

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How long does this first degree course last? ... years

How many

Looking back at those who helped you decide which degree to study, who helped you the most, if anyone?

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Have you changed your degree course since you started?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_3_b == 1

Why did you change?

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Which Universities or Colleges accepted you (provisionally or otherwise)?

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Which other Universities or Colleges did you apply to?

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If you did not apply to Oxford or Cambridge,
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were there any special reasons for this?

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B. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

How would you rate the help your school gave you in your choice of University?

1
very much help
2
adedquate help
3
less than adequate help
4
very little or no help

Now you are here, do you think you would have preferred any other University to this one?

1
yes
0
no
y
undecided
(If 'yes' or 'undecided')
qc_6_a == 1 || qc_6_a == y

What University would you or might you have preferred?

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In what ways do you think it would be preferable?

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How do you think your mother felt about your plans to take a University course, before you were actually accepted?

2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed

How do you think she feels now?

2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed

How does she feel about the subject or subjects you have chosen to study?

1
insufficient knowledge
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed

How do you think your father felt about your plans to take a University course, before you were actually accepted?

2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed

How do you think he feels now?

2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed

How does he feel about the subject or subjects you have chosen to study?

1
insufficient knowledge
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed

At what stage of your school career did you first think of doing your present course?

1
before 'O' levels
2
after 'O' levels but before 'A'
3
later
*
other
Other

Now that you are here are you glad that you have come?

1
yes, very glad
2
yes, moderately so
3
about equally glad and sorry that I came
4
no, I'm having second thoughts
5
no, I wish I hadn't come
*
other, namely
Other

Please explain why you feel like this?

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In what ways was your school (or technical college) successful in preparing you for life at the University?

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In what ways was your school (or technical college) unsuccessful in preparing you for life at the University?

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What do you like most about University life?

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What do you like least?

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In what ways is it different from what you expected?

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What career do you think you will take up later? (e.g. lawyer, research, civil service, business admin.)

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Will this involve any post-graduate work, either at the University or elsewhere?

1
yes
0
no
y
undecided
(If 'yes' or 'undecided')
qc_12_b == 1 || qc_12_b == y

What further certificate, diploma or degree might you take?

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If you hadn't been accepted by a University, what career would you have wanted to take up?

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We are interested to know what you think about the functions of a University course and their relative importance. How would you rate the importance of the following aspects or functions of such a course?
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1 - very important

2 - important

3 - not very important

4 - unimportant

to broaden one's outlook
to help one socially
to train one for a specific job or profession
to enjoy oneself
to meet a wide variety of different people
to give one a chance to read widely
to train one's mind
to improve one's knowledge and conversation
to improve one's earning capacity
to give one time to decide on one's career
to join many societies
to get a good degree
to meet people who may be useful in later life
to give one a chance to meet and talk with students reading other disciplines
to meet lecturers who have a profound knowledge of your subject

We are also interested to know which of these functions you think is most important to you in getting a good job. Please write the letters of the three you regard as the most important -

Letter 1
Letter 2
Letter 3
C. WORK AND ACTIVITIES

Have you actually had to give up some activity because of work this term?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_15_a == 1

What was it?

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Compared with your fellow students, about how much time do you spend on social activities (bridge, sport, clubs, coffee etc.)?

1
very much more than most
2
more than most
3
about the same as most
4
less than most

What social activities do you spend most time on?

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Please answer the following questions by ticking the appropriate column.
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1 - always

2 - frequently

3 - sometimes

4 - seldom

5 - never

When reading do you find that you reach a point where you are mechanically registering the actual words rather than their meaning?
Are you prevented from study by visitors or friends dropping in?
When you have set aside a time for study, do you have difficulty in settling down to it?
Have you been handicapped by illness while studying?
Do you find yourself too tired or listless to study efficiently?
Do you find prolonged study gives rise to headaches?
Do you actively participate in discussions during tutorials?
Do you find difficulty in expressing your ideas?
Are you conscientious about writing up lecture notes while the subject matter is fresh in your mind?
Do you find difficulty in concentrating your attention on the subject matter of lectures?
Do you spend an undue amount of time at the beginning of each examination paper before you 'get into your stride'?
Do you find more difficulty in expressing your ideas under examination conditions than in ordinary written work?
Do you find difficulty during examinations in portioning out your effort to cover the minimum number of questions adequately?
Do you feel that your examination performance is lowered by 'examination nerves' or anxiety?

Do you work better under a fairly rigid timetable imposed from above, as opposed to planning your own study time?

1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no

Is your knowledge of a subject structured as opposed to a loosely organised collection of facts and ideas?

1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no

Are your studies more of a grind than an enlightening experience for you?

1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no

Do you find tutorials worth the time spent on them?

1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no

Do you think tutorials merely serve as a platform for the verbalistically competant 'empty vessels' of the student body?

1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no

Do you spend more time on your weak subjects than on the others?

1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no
D. TIMETABLE OF WORK

In an average week how many hours do you spend on the following? Teaching (including lectures, tutorials, discussion groups etc.) ... hours per week

Hours in week

In an average week how many hours do you spend on the following? Practicals ... hours per week

Hours in week

In an average week how many hours do you spend on the following? Private study (including time spent in the Library) ... hours per week

Hours in week

Do you have to study in the evening?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_20_a == 1

How many evenings did you study for one hour or more last week? ... evenings

Evenings in week

What is the smallest teaching group you attend?

1
individual tutorials
2
2 - 4
3
5 - 9
4
10 - 19
5
20 or more

As compared with the other students in your year, would you describe yourself as having at this University -

1
more friends than most
2
an average number of friends
3
less friends than most
(N.B. By friends we mean people who you meet outside working hours, who are more than acquaintances.)

Are you particularly friendly with anyone from the same degree course as yours?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_23_a == 1

Do you discuss work -

1
almost always when together
2
fairly often
3
not very often
4
very seldom
5
never
E. PERSONAL INFORMATION
(This section, and indeed all this questionnaire, is entirely confidential)

Where are you living at the moment?

1
home
2
College/Hostel/Hall of Residence
3
digs with food
4
digs without food
5
flat supervised by the University
6
other flat
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other, namely
Other

Do you have a room of your own to study in?

1
yes
0
no

Have you any wish to change your present living arrangements this year?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_26_a == 1

Why do you wish to change?

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How long does it take you to get from your normal residence to the University (one way only)? ... mins.

How many
y
live on the spot

How much do your parents contribute to your expenses at the University?

1
they contribute everything
2
more than half
3
less than half
4
pocket money only
5
nothing

What financial strain, if any, was it for your parents to continue your education in the 6th Form?

1
considerable
2
heavy
3
slight
4
none

Matched against other undergraduates, how much would you say that you had to spend?

1
as much
2
more
3
less

Would you describe yourself as -

1
definitely short, having to cut down on essentials
2
rather pinched
3
able to manage alright
4
having sufficient for a few extras
F. BOOKS AND NEWSPAPERS

In the last four weeks, what types of books, if any, have you read (excluding work ones)?

1
novels
2
crime
3
science fiction
4
biography
5
history
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other, namely
0
none
Other

Do you read any daily papers regularly?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_32_a == 1

Which ones?

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Do you read any Sunday papers regularly?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_33_a == 1

Which ones?

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Do you read any weekly/monthly/quarterly magazines regularly?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_34_a == 1

Which ones?

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What are your hobbies now, if any?

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What clubs, if any, do you attend regularly?

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How else do you spend your spare time?

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G. VACATION WORK

Did you do a vac job at Christmas? for ... weeks

1
yes
0
no
How many

Did you do any studying during the Christmas vac?

1
yes
0
no

How many hours per week? ... hrs.

Hours in week

For how many weeks? ... wks.

How many

Do you hope to do a vac job in the summer?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_40_a == 1

What job do you hope for?

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Why do you want it?

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How long do you hope to have it for? ... weeks

How many
H. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Have you lost time from your studies since October?

1
yes through illness
2
yes, for other reasons
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_41_a == 1 || qc_41_a == 2

How long have you been away?

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Have you seen your family doctor since October?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_42_a == 1

How many times?

How many

What did you go about?

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Does this University have a Student Health Service?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_43_a == 1

Are you registered with them?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_43_b == 1

Have you been to see them?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_43_c == 1

How many times?

How many

What have you been about?

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Have you felt the need to go to anyone for advice on a personal problem since the start of your course?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_44_a == 1

To whom did you go?

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Do you have trouble with your sleep?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_45_a == 1

What sort of trouble do you have?

1
difficulty in getting off to sleep
2
waking up during the night and not being able to get off to sleep again quickly
3
unpleasant dreams or nightmares
4
waking too early in the morning and staying awake
5
sleeping all right but still feeling tired in the morning
*
other, namely
Other

Is your sight normal in both eyes?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'no')
qc_46_a == 0

Are you -

1
long sighted
2
short sighted
*
other, namely
Other

Have you ever had a squint?

1
yes
0
no

Have you ever had astigmatism?

1
yes
0
no
Try and decide whether 'yes' or 'no' is how you usually feel and then circle the 'yes' or the 'no'. If you find it quite impossible to decide, then circle the '?',. However don't use the question-mark unless you feel you have to. Work quickly and don't spend too much time on any question, we want your first reaction.
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1 - Yes

2 - ?

3 - No

Are you happiest when you get involved in some project that calls for rapid action?
Do you sometimes feel happy, sometimes depressed, without any apparent reason?
Does your mind often wander while you are trying to concentrate?
Do you usually take the initiative in making new friends?
Are you inclined to be quick and sure in your actions?
Are you frequently 'lost in thought' even when supposed to be taking part in a conversation?
Are you sometimes bubbling over with energy and sometimes very sluggish?
Would you rate yourself as a lively individual?
Would you be very unhappy if you were prevented from making numerous social contacts?
Are you inclined to be moody?
Do you have frequent ups and downs in mood, either with or without apparent cause?
Do you prefer action to planning for action?
Don't leave any questions out. There are no right or wrong answers - this isn't a test of intelligence, it is simply to give us an idea of how you feel and behave.
I. GENERAL HEALTH

The last accident we have recorded for you was ... in 19.. . Have you had any accident since then, in which you were burnt or scalded, you broke a bone, you were badly cut or bruised or injured by a chemical?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes')
qc_48_a == 1
Please give the following details about each accident, starting with the earliest:
Type of injury (enter as BURN, SCALD, BROKEN BONE, CUT, etc.) Part or parts injured Age when injured (in years and months) Treatment Hos.I.P, Hos.O.P, Nursing Home, Own Home If treated in own home, who gave treatment? (Doctor, Nurse, other) Details of remaining scarring, disability or deformity
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Second 2
Please give the following details about each accident, starting with the earliest:
DETAILS of how each ACCIDENT OCCURRED (if burnt by fire say whether electric, gas, open fire or oil stove) Where it occurred (own home, school, street, etc.,)
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First Accident 1
Second 2

The last hospital admission recorded for you was ... Have you been a hospital in-patient since then?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes' please give)
qc_49_a == 1

Name of hospital

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Date of admission

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The nature of the illness or operation

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The length of your stay in hospital

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The name of the Doctor in charge of you in hospital

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Since October 1962 have you attended a hospital out-patient dept.

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes' please give)
qc_50_a == 1

Name of hospital

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Date of first attendance

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Reason for attendance

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Since October 1962 have you attended a clinic?

1
yes
0
no
(If 'yes' please give)
qc_51_a == 1

Name of clinic

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Date of first attendance

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Reason for attendance

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What has being at the University meant to you in terms of your relationships with those here and at home?

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH

Special Queries from Earlier Surveys

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nshd_64_cmu

STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
UNIVERSITY QUESTIONNAIRE 1964
NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
under the joint auspices of The Medical Research Council The National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales The Scottish Council for Research in Education
M.R.C. Unit, London School of Economics,
Ref. No:
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Name:
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Address:
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University
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FOR THOSE WHOSE HOME ADDRESS HAS CHANGED

New Address
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PLEASE COMPLETE EITHER BY WRITING OR BY RINGING THE APPROPRIATE NUMBER

A. UNIVERSITY AND COURSE

What first degree are you aiming for?
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Principal subject
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Ancillary/Subsidiary subjects, if any
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How long does this first degree course last? ... years
How many
Looking back at those who helped you decide which degree to study, who helped you the most, if anyone?
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Have you changed your degree course since you started?
1
yes
0
no
Why did you change?
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Which Universities or Colleges accepted you (provisionally or otherwise)?
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Which other Universities or Colleges did you apply to?
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were there any special reasons for this?
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B. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

How would you rate the help your school gave you in your choice of University?
1
very much help
2
adedquate help
3
less than adequate help
4
very little or no help
Now you are here, do you think you would have preferred any other University to this one?
1
yes
0
no
y
undecided
What University would you or might you have preferred?
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In what ways do you think it would be preferable?
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How do you think your mother felt about your plans to take a University course, before you were actually accepted?
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed
How do you think she feels now?
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed
How does she feel about the subject or subjects you have chosen to study?
1
insufficient knowledge
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed
How do you think your father felt about your plans to take a University course, before you were actually accepted?
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed
How do you think he feels now?
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed
How does he feel about the subject or subjects you have chosen to study?
1
insufficient knowledge
2
delighted
3
glad on the whole
4
in two minds
5
opposed
At what stage of your school career did you first think of doing your present course?
1
before 'O' levels
2
after 'O' levels but before 'A'
3
later
*
other
Other
Now that you are here are you glad that you have come?
1
yes, very glad
2
yes, moderately so
3
about equally glad and sorry that I came
4
no, I'm having second thoughts
5
no, I wish I hadn't come
*
other, namely
Other
Please explain why you feel like this?
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In what ways was your school (or technical college) successful in preparing you for life at the University?
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In what ways was your school (or technical college) unsuccessful in preparing you for life at the University?
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What do you like most about University life?
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What do you like least?
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In what ways is it different from what you expected?
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What career do you think you will take up later? (e.g. lawyer, research, civil service, business admin.)
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Will this involve any post-graduate work, either at the University or elsewhere?
1
yes
0
no
y
undecided
What further certificate, diploma or degree might you take?
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If you hadn't been accepted by a University, what career would you have wanted to take up?
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We are interested to know what you think about the functions of a University course and their relative importance. How would you rate the importance of the following aspects or functions of such a course?

-

1 - very important

2 - important

3 - not very important

4 - unimportant

to broaden one's outlook
to help one socially
to train one for a specific job or profession
to enjoy oneself
to meet a wide variety of different people
to give one a chance to read widely
to train one's mind
to improve one's knowledge and conversation
to improve one's earning capacity
to give one time to decide on one's career
to join many societies
to get a good degree
to meet people who may be useful in later life
to give one a chance to meet and talk with students reading other disciplines
to meet lecturers who have a profound knowledge of your subject
We are also interested to know which of these functions you think is most important to you in getting a good job. Please write the letters of the three you regard as the most important -
Letter 1
Letter 2
Letter 3

C. WORK AND ACTIVITIES

Have you actually had to give up some activity because of work this term?
1
yes
0
no
What was it?
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Compared with your fellow students, about how much time do you spend on social activities (bridge, sport, clubs, coffee etc.)?
1
very much more than most
2
more than most
3
about the same as most
4
less than most
What social activities do you spend most time on?
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Please answer the following questions by ticking the appropriate column.

-

1 - always

2 - frequently

3 - sometimes

4 - seldom

5 - never

When reading do you find that you reach a point where you are mechanically registering the actual words rather than their meaning?
Are you prevented from study by visitors or friends dropping in?
When you have set aside a time for study, do you have difficulty in settling down to it?
Have you been handicapped by illness while studying?
Do you find yourself too tired or listless to study efficiently?
Do you find prolonged study gives rise to headaches?
Do you actively participate in discussions during tutorials?
Do you find difficulty in expressing your ideas?
Are you conscientious about writing up lecture notes while the subject matter is fresh in your mind?
Do you find difficulty in concentrating your attention on the subject matter of lectures?
Do you spend an undue amount of time at the beginning of each examination paper before you 'get into your stride'?
Do you find more difficulty in expressing your ideas under examination conditions than in ordinary written work?
Do you find difficulty during examinations in portioning out your effort to cover the minimum number of questions adequately?
Do you feel that your examination performance is lowered by 'examination nerves' or anxiety?
Do you work better under a fairly rigid timetable imposed from above, as opposed to planning your own study time?
1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no
Is your knowledge of a subject structured as opposed to a loosely organised collection of facts and ideas?
1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no
Are your studies more of a grind than an enlightening experience for you?
1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no
Do you find tutorials worth the time spent on them?
1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no
Do you think tutorials merely serve as a platform for the verbalistically competant 'empty vessels' of the student body?
1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no
Do you spend more time on your weak subjects than on the others?
1
definitely yes
2
yes, on the whole
3
sometimes, yes
4
no, on the whole
5
definitely no

D. TIMETABLE OF WORK

In an average week how many hours do you spend on the following? Teaching (including lectures, tutorials, discussion groups etc.) ... hours per week
Hours in week
In an average week how many hours do you spend on the following? Practicals ... hours per week
Hours in week
In an average week how many hours do you spend on the following? Private study (including time spent in the Library) ... hours per week
Hours in week
Do you have to study in the evening?
1
yes
0
no
How many evenings did you study for one hour or more last week? ... evenings
Evenings in week
What is the smallest teaching group you attend?
1
individual tutorials
2
2 - 4
3
5 - 9
4
10 - 19
5
20 or more
As compared with the other students in your year, would you describe yourself as having at this University -
1
more friends than most
2
an average number of friends
3
less friends than most
(N.B. By friends we mean people who you meet outside working hours, who are more than acquaintances.)
Are you particularly friendly with anyone from the same degree course as yours?
1
yes
0
no
Do you discuss work -
1
almost always when together
2
fairly often
3
not very often
4
very seldom
5
never

E. PERSONAL INFORMATION

(This section, and indeed all this questionnaire, is entirely confidential)
Where are you living at the moment?
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home
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College/Hostel/Hall of Residence
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digs with food
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digs without food
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flat supervised by the University
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other flat
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other, namely
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Do you have a room of your own to study in?
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yes
0
no
Have you any wish to change your present living arrangements this year?
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yes
0
no
Why do you wish to change?
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How long does it take you to get from your normal residence to the University (one way only)? ... mins.
How many
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live on the spot
How much do your parents contribute to your expenses at the University?
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they contribute everything
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more than half
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less than half
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pocket money only
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nothing
What financial strain, if any, was it for your parents to continue your education in the 6th Form?
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considerable
2
heavy
3
slight
4
none
Matched against other undergraduates, how much would you say that you had to spend?
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as much
2
more
3
less
Would you describe yourself as -
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definitely short, having to cut down on essentials
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rather pinched
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able to manage alright
4
having sufficient for a few extras

F. BOOKS AND NEWSPAPERS

In the last four weeks, what types of books, if any, have you read (excluding work ones)?
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novels
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crime
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science fiction
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biography
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history
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other, namely
0
none
Other
Do you read any daily papers regularly?
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yes
0
no
Which ones?
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Do you read any Sunday papers regularly?
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yes
0
no
Which ones?
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Do you read any weekly/monthly/quarterly magazines regularly?
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yes
0
no
Which ones?
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What are your hobbies now, if any?
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What clubs, if any, do you attend regularly?
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How else do you spend your spare time?
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G. VACATION WORK

Did you do a vac job at Christmas? for ... weeks
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yes
0
no
How many
Did you do any studying during the Christmas vac?
1
yes
0
no
How many hours per week? ... hrs.
Hours in week
For how many weeks? ... wks.
How many
Do you hope to do a vac job in the summer?
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yes
0
no
What job do you hope for?
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Why do you want it?
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How long do you hope to have it for? ... weeks
How many

H. MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Have you lost time from your studies since October?
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yes through illness
2
yes, for other reasons
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no
How long have you been away?
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Have you seen your family doctor since October?
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yes
0
no
How many times?
How many
What did you go about?
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Does this University have a Student Health Service?
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yes
0
no
Are you registered with them?
1
yes
0
no
Have you been to see them?
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yes
0
no
How many times?
How many
What have you been about?
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Have you felt the need to go to anyone for advice on a personal problem since the start of your course?
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yes
0
no
To whom did you go?
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Do you have trouble with your sleep?
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yes
0
no
What sort of trouble do you have?
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difficulty in getting off to sleep
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waking up during the night and not being able to get off to sleep again quickly
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unpleasant dreams or nightmares
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waking too early in the morning and staying awake
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sleeping all right but still feeling tired in the morning
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other, namely
Other
Is your sight normal in both eyes?
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yes
0
no
Are you -
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long sighted
2
short sighted
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other, namely
Other
Have you ever had a squint?
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yes
0
no
Have you ever had astigmatism?
1
yes
0
no

Try and decide whether 'yes' or 'no' is how you usually feel and then circle the 'yes' or the 'no'. If you find it quite impossible to decide, then circle the '?',. However don't use the question-mark unless you feel you have to. Work quickly and don't spend too much time on any question, we want your first reaction.

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1 - Yes

2 - ?

3 - No

Are you happiest when you get involved in some project that calls for rapid action?
Do you sometimes feel happy, sometimes depressed, without any apparent reason?
Does your mind often wander while you are trying to concentrate?
Do you usually take the initiative in making new friends?
Are you inclined to be quick and sure in your actions?
Are you frequently 'lost in thought' even when supposed to be taking part in a conversation?
Are you sometimes bubbling over with energy and sometimes very sluggish?
Would you rate yourself as a lively individual?
Would you be very unhappy if you were prevented from making numerous social contacts?
Are you inclined to be moody?
Do you have frequent ups and downs in mood, either with or without apparent cause?
Do you prefer action to planning for action?
Don't leave any questions out. There are no right or wrong answers - this isn't a test of intelligence, it is simply to give us an idea of how you feel and behave.

I. GENERAL HEALTH

The last accident we have recorded for you was ... in 19.. . Have you had any accident since then, in which you were burnt or scalded, you broke a bone, you were badly cut or bruised or injured by a chemical?
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yes
0
no

Please give the following details about each accident, starting with the earliest:

Type of injury (enter as BURN, SCALD, BROKEN BONE, CUT, etc.) Part or parts injured Age when injured (in years and months) Treatment Hos.I.P, Hos.O.P, Nursing Home, Own Home If treated in own home, who gave treatment? (Doctor, Nurse, other) Details of remaining scarring, disability or deformity
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Please give the following details about each accident, starting with the earliest:

DETAILS of how each ACCIDENT OCCURRED (if burnt by fire say whether electric, gas, open fire or oil stove) Where it occurred (own home, school, street, etc.,)
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The last hospital admission recorded for you was ... Have you been a hospital in-patient since then?
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yes
0
no
Name of hospital
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Date of admission
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The nature of the illness or operation
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The length of your stay in hospital
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The name of the Doctor in charge of you in hospital
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Since October 1962 have you attended a hospital out-patient dept.
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yes
0
no
Name of hospital
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Date of first attendance
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Reason for attendance
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Since October 1962 have you attended a clinic?
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yes
0
no
Name of clinic
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Date of first attendance
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Reason for attendance
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What has being at the University meant to you in terms of your relationships with those here and at home?
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THANK YOU VERY MUCH
Special Queries from Earlier Surveys
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