Auditorium – Paper Session
P63 – Using “reading rooms” to encourage departmental affiliation.
P36 – “Bridging the gap” Investigating the transition between secondary vocational education and higher education, to find grounds for decreasing dropout rates in first year of higher education.
Keywords: Transition from highschool/college to HE, Research on FYE, Belonging (socially, academic), Physical spaces, Learning communities, Transition to second year, Retention
Chair: Jens-Christian Navarro Poulsen
Seminar room A – 1h Paper Session
P45 – Realising the potential of student leaders in facilitating the transition into higher education for first-year students.
Keywords: Transition from highschool/college to HE, Peer mentoring, Health and well-being
Chair: Stuart Brand
Seminar room C – Paper session
P18 – Strategies for increasing engagement, social inclusion and success of minority students in the first year in higher education.
P46 – On Reducing the Number of At-Risk Chinese Students
Keywords: Transition from highschool/college to HE, Belonging (socially, academic), Induction (Orientation), Research on FYE, Retention, Big Data
Chair: Sarah Lawther
Seminar room E – 1h Workshop
W32 – “richtig einsteigen.” – Engaging faculty and central units in creating an integrated first year programme
Keywords: Active learning, Study Skills, Curriculum
Dance room – Paper session
P14 – Balancing education and campus experience for the local student: Making Fresher’s Week Relevant to All
P42 – How do we prepare students for their new lives at university?
Keywords: Student diversity, Commuter (or local) students, Student perspective, Transition from highschool/college to HE, Research on FYE, Induction (Orientation), Retention
Chair: Erkki Härkönen