• Training Room

    Student Transitions Network Event
    Provider   Education Enhancement

    This event is to share information about work being done by staff and students at Strathclyde around 'student transitions', the current QAA Enhancement Theme. Findings will be presented from a range of projects from across the University.

Duration 1 half day

Course Type Forum

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Staff

The event will feature short presentations from six projects exploring new ways of supporting students’ transitions through their programmes. These projects, based in different parts of the University and involving students as research interns, were chosen because they address issues that occur widely. Case studies and other resources produced by the projects will be made available prior to the event. Staff and students involved in the following six projects will present their findings:

  • Commuting to placement for Speech and Language Therapy students
  • Supporting care-leavers at Strathclyde
  • Transitioning the year abroad for language students: Before/during/after
  • Internships in Civil Engineering
  • Internships and placements in the Engineering Academy
  • Internships and placements in the Faculty of Science

There will also be a chance to find out more about ‘We are Strathclyde’, the new online course offered for the first time in the summer of 2016 to all incoming undergraduate students to help make their arrival at the University smoother.

There will be information about further funding available to explore issues around student transitions in 2016-17.

Lunch, tea and coffee will be available from 12.30.

Delivered By: Education Enhancement



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12.30 – 12.50 Lunch and registration

12.50 – 1.00 Welcome and introduction by Mark Ellis (Institutional Theme Leader)

1.00 – 1.40 Introducing 'We are Strathclyde', the online course for new undergraduates. Howard Ramsay and Aidan Johnston

Project presentations:

1.40 – 2.00 Commuting to placement for Speech and Language Therapy students. Jamie Madden, Jennifer Couper, Susan McCool and Wendy Cohen

2.00 – 2.20 Supporting care-leavers at Strathclyde. Stephanie McKendry and Kieran Shellon 

2.20 – 2.40 Transitioning the year abroad for language students: Before/during/after. Cedric Moreau and Hayley Caldwell

2.40 – 2.50 Tea and coffee

2.50 – 3.10 Internships in Civil Engineering. Mike Murray and Barney Stark

3.10 – 3.30 Internships and placements in the Engineering Academy. Avril Thompson and Kate Murdoch

3.30 – 3.50 Internships and placements in the Faculty of Science. Anna Selwood and Amy Van Kralingen

3.50 – 4.00 Call for projects for 2016-17