• New issue – Student Success

    The latest issue of Student Success can now be viewed at https://studentsuccessjournal.org/index

    This issue is the second issue under the new title (formally The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education) and the Feature Article explores the experiences of Indigenous Australian students in a large Australian metropolitan university as part of a project to identify and improve the tertiary experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

    Journal website:  https://studentsuccessjournal.org/index

     

  • Renewing first year curriculum

    Renewing first year curriculum for social sciences and humanities in the context of discipline threshold standards

    Good practice guidelines for the sector more

  • Journal re-launched to align with STARS Conference

    The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education has been renamed Student Success  – more

  • The First Year Experience in Australian Universities: Findings from Two Decades, 1994-2014

    The Melbourne CSHE released a report (March 2015) on the first year experience of students in Australian universities over two decades, from 1994 to 2014. The report found that,

     … among others, first year students in 2014 were generally more positive in their outlook and better prepared for the transition to university than students in previous studies. However, they were less socially engaged in the university community and preferred to keep to themselves.

    Baik, C., Naylor, R., & Arkoudis, S.  (2015).  The First Year Experience in Australian Universities: Findings from Two Decades, 1994-2014.  Melbourne CSHE

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