Volume 6, Issue 1 of the International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education (Int J FYHE) – is now available

In July 2015 the Journal will align to a new conference that has a broader focus on Students, Transitions, Achievement, Retention and Success (STARS).  At this significant point the journal team felt it was appropriate that the Feature in this final issue of the Int J FYHE should summarise the Journal’s activity over the years from 2010 to 2014.

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STARS Conference 2015

The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education (Int J FYHE) focuses on research and practice about enhancing the experience of commencing students.

Academic and professional staff involved in practices for enhancing the transition of students to higher education, as well as senior managers with responsibility for first year policies and strategies, will find items of interest in the journal.

Int J FYHE is published bi-annually with one issue linked to the International First Year in Higher Education Conference.  There are three types of submissions in the journal: scholarly papers, practice-based innovations and ‘features’ which may include interviews or invited papers with key scholars and practitioners.  There are no subscription or registration costs associated with this journal.

The journal will accept scholarly papers and practice initiatives which meet the definitions for research and CI journal publication as required by the 2014 HERDC Specifications.

For all journal queries please contact or Tracy Creagh, Journal Manager