Sustaining Students’ Quality Learning Environment by Reviewing Factors to Graduate-on-Time: A case study


  • Gurnam Kaur Sidhu Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology and Music, SEGi University, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
  • Sathiamoorthy Kannan Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology and Music, SEGi University, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
  • Arieff Shamida Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology and Music, SEGi University, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
  • Ruofei Du Faculty of Primary Education, School of Education, Linyi University, The Middle Section of Shuangling Road, Linyi, Shandong Province, China



Postgraduate Students, Graduate-on-Time, Quality Learning Environment, Influencing Factors


Research reveals that several factors affect the quality of learning environments. Therefore, this study investigated significant factors that affect postgraduate students’ learning environment with regard to graduate on time (GOT). The study was conducted in a private Malaysian university involving 50 PhD students. Data were collected via tests, a questionnaire, and focus-group interviews. The findings revealed that critical reading skills and supervisory factors were significant factors affecting students’ ability to GOT. This implies that universities should integrate early intervention training programs to hone students’ critical literacy skills and provide effective supervisory practices for a sustainable quality postgraduate learning environment.


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How to Cite

Sidhu, G. K., Kannan, S., Arieff Shamida, & Du, R. (2023). Sustaining Students’ Quality Learning Environment by Reviewing Factors to Graduate-on-Time: A case study. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(24), 127–133.



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