Research Index

VETDEBT: An analysis of U.S. student Veteran credit card use while enrolled in U.S. post-secondary education

Introduction: This explorative quantitative study examined the debt levels of U.S. student Veterans after completing a bachelor’s degree. Methods: This study measured the average credit card debt of Veterans while taking into consideration gender, race, age, and Veteran status. A…

“You haven’t gone out and done anything”: Exploring Disabled Veterans Experiences in Higher Education

Using inductive-exploratory qualitative methods, this study builds upon the sociological understanding of veterans’ experiences in higher education. Findings from this study tentatively suggest that while disability related fear/hypervigilance, stigma, and anxiety significantly impact veterans’ comfort levels when engaging with traditional…

An Education Intervention to Improve Knowledge of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Treatments Among U.S. Women Service Members and Veterans

Due to decades of prolonged combat operations, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is widely discussed and generally well conceptualized. The objective of this study was to determine if an educational program on the signs and symptoms of PTSD and an explanation…
Snapshot Education and Training

Snapshot Education and Training Bullets

Bullets provide the key points of a Snapshot. Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and…
Snapshot Education and Training

Snapshot Education and Training

Snapshots are designed to aid understanding of the complex issues at play in relation to the Armed Forces, and to support decision-making processes by bridging the gaps between academic research, government and charitable policy, service provision and public opinion. Snapshots…
Top down picture of in a lecture

The Case for Veteran- Friendly Higher Education in Canada and the United Kingdom

This paper presents the case for greater effort to encourage former armed forces members, otherwise known as veterans, to access and thrive in higher education institutions in Canada and the United Kingdom (UK). By looking at existing research, almost exclusively…

Supporting younger military veterans to succeed in Australian higher education

Military veterans are largely invisible within Australian higher education. There remains little national evidence to confirm how many veterans are accessing and succeeding in higher education, who they are, and what universities could do to improve their access, success, and…

Unemployment and benefit claims by UK veterans in the new millennium: results from a record linkage study

Benefits data were matched with data on the mental health, demographics and military-related variables for 7942 veterans who had previously served as regulars and transitioned to civilian life between 2003 and 2016. Associations between demographic and service-related factors and benefit…

Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

BACKGROUND: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. METHOD: The…

Serving Those Who Serve Their Country: Preparing Military Veterans for Nursing Degrees

Background: Challenges remain for integrating Veterans into civilian occupations postservice. This article describes an innovative project affording military service personnel serving in health occupational specialties the opportunity for completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Method: The…