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Institutional case studies (year 2) – by topic


Application and First Year

University of Aberdeen

Using Facebook to help aid the transition to university

Edinburgh Napier University

Transitional practices within the Employability & Opportunities Team - Supporting student’s transition into Higher Education
‘Sometimes it’s easier to learn from someone on the same level as you’ - The Student Mentoring Programme: Supporting students’ transition into and throughout their first year at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU)
Researching First Year Students’ Academic Self-Efficacy and Buoyancy - Supporting transition into and throughout first year of higher education

Glasgow School of Art

The cross-school course (first year)

Queen Margaret University

Referencing with Lego

Robert Gordon University

The Northern Lights programme

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Entry to the Creative Industries
Recruitment – Audition/Interview Preparation Courses

University of St Andrews

Peer to Peer student mentoring: Supporting the transition into UG and PG study

University of Strathclyde

Vertically integrated events in Chemistry programmes

University of the West of Scotland

New Students Welcome Festival
Square One, Pre-entry engagement with University

Change processes

University of Edinburgh

Colleges and articulation

Abertay University

• Supporting Direct Entrants: The Abertay College Transition (ACT) Programme

Edinburgh Napier University

• Developing targeted, efficient and personalised mechanisms to enhance and expand the support for at-risk students
• The Associate Student Programme in the School of Computing at Edinburgh Napier University - Supporting computing students’ transition from college to university

Glasgow Caledonian University

• Careers Summit/CUSP (College University Subject Partnership) 
• Connecting the College to University Student Journey

• Emerging perspectives of transition within an articulation pathway: A study of the student experience

University of the Highlands and Islands

• Bridging from HND to Degree year 3; Popular Music

Open University in Scotland

• A ‘Champion’ model for widening access and supporting transitions into informal and formal learning

Employability and skills

University of Aberdeen

Aberdeen CityLab! Where the city is the classroom
Aberdeen University Students’ Association Leadership Academy
LEVEL-UP! Student-led Conference
Student-led Careers Conference in the Medical Sciences

University of Edinburgh

Student-Led Individually Created Courses (SLICCs)

Edinburgh Napier University

Transitional practices within the Employability & Opportunities Team - Supporting student’s transition into Higher Education


Employability and skills

Glasgow Caledonian University

Careers Summit/CUSP (College University Subject Partnership)
Postgraduate transition towards employment in college lecturing: A European Snow sports internship mentoring collaboration
Supporting student transitions to real clinical decision-making situations in cardiopulmonary practice

Glasgow School of Art

Design domain

Open University in Scotland

Learning in practice: enhanced support for work-based learners
Third Sector Internships Scotland (TSIS): Developing work-based learning opportunities to enhance the employability of Scotland’s university students

Queen Margaret University

Providing volunteering experience for Health Science students

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Enabling and supporting students through transitions to professional practice: Arts Leadership and Fundraising
Recruitment – Audition/Interview Preparation Courses

SRUC

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance at SRUC’s Ayr Campus
All Campus Sustainability Programme
Accreditation of BA Rural Business Management by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

University of St Andrews

Students becoming staff – overcoming challenges for postgraduates who teach
Transition through Collaborative Programmes at the University of St Andrews: Study Abroad Internship (Student Transitions)

University of Stirling

Computing Science - Big Data Dragons’ Den Event
Arts and Humanities - Transition to fourth year and beyond - The Final Year Conference
Making the Most of Masters Legacy Project: supporting postgraduate students to develop and transition to work.
University of Stirling Management School - What are the key challenges that students face when applying for internships? A study focusing on undergraduate Students at the University of Stirling Management School

University of Strathclyde

Towards professional competence: supporting student placements in an undergraduate speech and language pathology programme at the University of Strathclyde.
First year community placement
Embedding industry engagement to improve employability

Expectations

Glasgow School of Art

The Education Debate - Year 3 Mackintosh School of Architecture

Honours

Queen Margaret University

Don’t Panic: A Psych/SocSci student’s guide to surviving 4th year

University of Stirling

Arts and Humanities - Transition to fourth year and beyond - The Final Year Conference
Transition through university from third year to Honours year 

International students and mobility

University of Aberdeen

• Using Facebook to help aid the transition to university

Edinburgh Napier University

• Developing targeted, efficient and personalised mechanisms to enhance and expand the support for at-risk students

Glasgow School of Art

• Singapore Summer School Overseas Immersion Programme for Communication and Interior Design Students at Glasgow School of Art (GSA)


International students and mobility

University of the Highlands and Islands

Articulation of Chinese Students from The Hunan Institute of Engineering (HIE) into Year 3 of UHI’s Mechanical and Electrical/Electronic Engineering programmes

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Recruitment – Summer schools and international students

University of St Andrews

Transition through Collaborative Programmes at the University of St Andrews: Study Abroad Internship (Student Transitions)

Languages - Compulsory Semester to a Francophone or Hispanophone country (Languages degrees)

Postgraduate Taught

University of Dundee

Principles of Postgraduateness (PoP)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Postgraduate transition towards employment in college lecturing: A European Snow sports internship mentoring collaboration

Queen Margaret University

Foundations of Speech and Language Therapy Model

University of St Andrews

Peer to Peer student mentoring: Supporting the transition into UG and PG study

Making the Most of Masters Legacy Project: supporting postgraduate students to develop and transition to work

University of Edinburgh

Transition into Online Distance Learning Postgraduate Taught Education

Postgraduate Research

University of Aberdeen

Student-led Careers Conference in the Medical Sciences

Abertay University

The Abertay Graduate School: inculcating interdisciplinary working in our next generation of researchers

University of Dundee

The Complete Researcher

Principles of Postgraduateness (PoP)

University of St Andrews

Students becoming staff – overcoming challenges for postgraduates who teach

A St Andrews PhD: encouraging PGT students to continue to PGR study at the University of St Andrews

Student resilience

University of Dundee

Procrastination workshop

University of Edinburgh

Building Supportive Communities by Promoting Student-Led Transition Teams

Edinburgh Napier University

Researching First Year Students’ Academic Self-Efficacy and Buoyancy - Supporting transition into and throughout first year of higher education

SRUC

Providing Information Literacy support across a multi-campus HEI

Student wellbeing and mental health

Open University in Scotland

A ‘Champion’ model for widening access and supporting transitions into informal and formal learning

Queen Margaret University

Stay on course at QMU

Robert Gordon University

‘RGU Here for you’

RGU: ResLife

University of St Andrews

Supporting the Return to Study


Technology and Online Learning

University of Aberdeen

Using Facebook to help aid the transition to university

University of Dundee

The Exam Revision Toolkit
Supporting an Inclusive Approach to ‘Becoming’ and ‘Belonging’ at the University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

Student-Led Individually Created Courses (SLICCs)
The Role of Open Badges in Supporting Student Representatives’ Transitions

Glasgow Caledonian University

Supporting student transitions to real clinical decision-making situations in cardiopulmonary practice

Open University in Scotland

Co-creating Reflection Open Educational Resources to support transitions

Robert Gordon University

‘RGU: Connected’ – Student Association initiative engaging Distance Learners

SRUC

Providing Information Literacy support across a multi-campus HEI.
Using Moodle & Mahara to support project work
Innovating Equine Graded Unit 1: Peer Assessment ‘Digipals’, Moodle & Mahara

University of St Andrews

Internal Communication - Non-traditional student blog

University of the West of Scotland

Square One, Pre-entry engagement with University

Widening access

Abertay University

Academic tutoring in the era of centralised student processes

University of Dundee

Supporting an Inclusive Approach to ‘Becoming’ and ‘Belonging’ at the University of Dundee

Glasgow Caledonian University

Welcoming and Engaging Care Experienced Students

Open University in Scotland

A ‘Champion’ model for widening access and supporting transitions into informal and formal learning
Co-creating Reflection Open Educational Resources to support transitions
Learning in practice: enhanced support for work-based learners

Robert Gordon University

‘RGU Here for you’
‘RGU: Connected’ – Student Association initiative engaging Distance Learners

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Barriers to participation – Transitions 20/40
Entry to the Creative Industries

University of St Andrews

Internal Communication - Non-traditional student blog

Miscellaneous

Glasgow School of Art

Academic Skills development

Open University in Scotland

Psychology Community Hubs: Supporting informal, informative and inspirational communities of learners

University of the West of Scotland

RPL and Transitions at UWS
Zombie Apocalypse Event