Applicants of SPbGPU in 2014 (Features, Values, Expectations)

Political science and area studies

This article is the result of the opinion survey conducted amongst applicants of sPbGPu in 2014 year. The purpose of this article is to compose a social profile of sPbGPu’s prospective student and to unveil their system of values. The key pedagogic question of this research was examination of students’ learning motivation. The study has shown what goals exactly students set for themselves when trying to enroll in a university, what demands they place on a college’s academic and extra-curricular activities, what their expectations and hierarchy of values are.