ST33 – An holistic approach to supporting students in their academic departments

Presentation
Room C – TUESDAY 13:00-14:00

Emma Palmer, Sarah Donkin and Emily Foster (Holly Ilet)

University of Hull

Holly Ilett is a Student Success Adviser at The University of Hull, and has been undertaking this role located in the Business School since August 2013.

Summary

This Show and Tell will introduce the University of Hull’s approach to addressing student retention and success through the implementation of the role of Student Success Advisers. The innovative configuration and independence of the team enables the SSA’s to facilitate individually tailored support for students alongside academic and support colleagues.

Abstract

This Show and Tell presentation will introduce the University of Hull’s approach to addressing student retention and success through the implementation of a new role of Student Success Advisers. The innovative configuration and independence of the team enables the SSAs to facilitate individually tailored support for those students alongside academic and support colleagues. The team have a focus on widening participation, and actively support the transition, progression and retention of students; as well as improving the student experience within the academic sphere.

The Show and Tell will focus on sharing the experiences of the Student Success Advisers within the first 18 months in post. It will describe how the team bridges the gap between the student, academics and university support services, and manages the collaboration of support for students.

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