Wang Da, S. M. Ferdous Azam, Jacquline Tham


China has gradually developed a multi-stage reform mechanism for student financial assistance in education. This study discusses the importance of satisfaction among students in analysing funding policies and programmes. The report will identify the challenges and shortcomings of university funding by reviewing and studying underlying issues. This study uses a mixture of qualitative and quantitative approaches, with an emphasis on quantitative methods. The primary aim of the analysis is to investigate the variables that affect student aspirations and satisfaction with Chinese higher education funding. It gathers primary data through realistic research and conducts in-depth statistics and data interpretation on the collected data. This study mainly relates consumer satisfaction and the modern public service philosophy to student satisfaction assessment. The evaluation of the new assistance programme of colleges and universities may be basically as a public good. The study adds to Vygotsky's theory of cognitive growth by developing relationships between paying support, free funding, overt funding, tacit funding, and student satisfaction among Chinese secondary students. It establishes the appropriateness of using models and hypotheses from developed countries to study in China. The study's key conclusions involved the impact of paying support, free funding, explicit funding, and tacit funding on student satisfaction. It sheds light on the relationships and impacts of internal higher education institution factors, external higher education institutions factors, and student factors on Student Satisfaction. It offers a more comprehensive view of the impact of different variables on Student satisfaction than previous studies have explored in this area.


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