• Journal re-launch to align with new STARS Conference

    The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education is set to re-launched at the upcoming STARS Conference in Melbourne and will align future content to the Conference themes – more

  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference (NATSIEC)

    The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Conference (NATSIEC) will be held November 10 – 13, 2015 at the Pullman & Mercure Hotel, Albert Park, Melbourne.

    The NATSIEC 2015 focus will be community empowerment, local ownership, quality of life and celebrating knowledge as power.

    VAEAI is now calling for abstracts, around the theme of Identity, Culture and Learning and the 21 goals of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Policy (AEP).

    Submissions close 11.59pm, Friday 10th of July.

    For more information and details on how to submit an abstract please visit: natsiecvic.com.au  – or contact natsiec2015@vaeai.org.au for more information

     

  • 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

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the First Year in Higher Education (FYHE) virtual centre for researchers and practitioners.

    This site brings together the International First Year in Higher Education Conference and TheInternational Journal of the First Year in Higher Education and a suite of FYHE resources. It provides access to an extensive collection of materials under the Transitions Pedagogy banner and access to other research projects and deliverables, reusable resources and communities of practice all of which are focused on enhancing the experiences of students during their first year in higher education.

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