International Cooperation

European First Year Experiance Conference

Added by: J. Barančík, 8.10.2007, 2919 visit

The European First Year Experience (EYFE) Conference will be held at the University of Wolverhampton, UK on 7th, 8th and 9th May, 2008.

This third EYFE Conference will build on the successful events in Teesside, UK (2006) and Gothenburg, Sweden (2007) providing further opportunities for sharing practice, research and networking opportunities for all those engaged with Higher Education across Europe .

Staff and students are invited to submit exciting papers, workshop presentations or poster presentations for this high-profile event.

Please submit abstracts electronically to EFYE@wlv.ac.uk using the attached form.
Abstracts can be submitted for any of the following: a Workshop (1 hour), a Paper (20 mins + questions) or Poster presentation (Maximum A1 size+ table top if required).

The workshops, papers and Poster presentations will relate to the experiences of first year students and are likely to include one or more of the following topics:

Institutional change and the first year experience
Student induction
Supporting student learning (and enhancing student success)
Study skills support
Student helping student
Transitions
Retention and progression
Employability
Diverse student groups
Student perspectives on university life
Student participation in decision making
Student finance
Hearing student voices (new this year)
The conference will provide the opportunity to:
share research outcomes
share good practice
meet other practitioners from across Europe
explore European issues
make links and establish networks of like-minded people
If you have any additional topic areas relating to European First Year Experience you would like included or would like to join the European First Year Experience Network and the JISC discussion group then please contact Diane Nutt, Chair of the EFYE Network at Diane.Nutt@tees.ac.uk.

The language of the conference will be English, however there will be a range of staff and student ambassadors from across Europe to meet & greet you and help you while at the conference.
More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/celt/efye

It would be most appreciated if you could forward this email to relevant colleagues and contacts.

Regards

Richard Ralph

- On behalf of the Conference Secretariat


www.wlv.ac.uk/celt/efye


The official European First Year Experience (EFYE) Conference website is now available at www.wlv.ac.uk/celt/efye. Please visit the website for all further information about the conference including submission and booking details.