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Staff – Student Partnership and the European First Year Conference 2017

From the 28th to 30th of June 2017 the European First Year Experience Conference (EFYE Conference 2017) took place at Birmingham City University. Organized for the first time in 2006, the EFYE conference has been running annually ever since and is thematically focussed around improving the student 1st year experience. The 2017 edition of the […]

Working with schools, supporting transtions

On Tuesday 20th June, a group of colleagues from a range of disciplines got together with members of the LLI and the Library to discuss the role of schools liaison work in helping inform how we support student transitions to HE study.   I kicked things off by setting some context – in particular the […]

Internationalisation and Teaching International Students

On Wednesday 1st February, I had the pleasure of co-running, with Dan Jones from the English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU), an LLI-hosted session on Teaching International Students. The session focussed on the following themes:   Considering some common experiences and challenges for all HE students Focussing, in particular, on teaching students who are non-native speakers […]

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