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University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is concluding work on the five projects which have been undertaken as part of the University’s work on the Theme. The projects focus on: support for non-traditional students, and specifically carer students; students transitioning into and out of work based learning as well as looking at learner gain; supporting international students and transitions into honours.

In the final year of the Theme, the University is looking to conclude work on these projects, undertake dissemination activities and increase engagement with resources and case studies from the Theme.

The institutional lead is Ruth Watkins.

Collaborative work


  • Finalise multimedia output and associated resources
  • Project outputs collated and overarching themes identified
  • Develop student commentaries reflecting on at least five of the examples of successful practice supporting student transitions previously submitted
  • Undertake evaluation of the Theme and projects
  • Collate case studies of good practice
  • Dissemination of information and resources
  • Active encouragement of staff and student involvement with the Stirling Learning and Teaching Conference in April 2017.

Student commentary on case studies developed during the Theme

The University of Stirling has provided student commentary to case studies submitted during the first and second year of the Student Transitions Enhancement Theme.

Case study Student commentary
Access to Undergraduate Study "Come on in" - Student Commentary (Video)
Student Peer Support - STEER
Flying Start Leadership Programme

Student Transitions: Multimedia Resources

The University has created an extensive suite of web pages with embedded videos, documents and web links showcasing the programme of project work undertaken within the Theme. The website and resources and resources focus on the student journey at key transition points, providing helpful reference points for students and staff.

Visit the website