Higher Education (HE) has changed dramatically in the past 30 years

Higher Education continues to evolve and change. Globally, more students than ever before entering HE are attending university (university or college) at an undergraduate and postgraduate level.

In recent years, undergraduate research and initiatives looking at the student experience have tended to focus on the ‘first year’ undergraduate experience (with subsequent years being neglected); learning and teaching or assessment and feedback. There is also very limited research and literature for supporting postgraduate/graduate taught students (those undertaking coursework based courses).

Frequently, good practice resides at a local level and does not get shared on a national or international basis unless it is showcased at a conference or via a journal article. Good practice and initiatives are often designed by colleagues who are at the coal face but do not have the time to attend conferences and present or write papers.

So this site has been designed to pull together information, guidance, support and practical advice in the undergraduate and postgraduate taught areas to assist managers, academics and members of the professional service teams within universities who are responsible for improving the student experience across the entire student lifecycle in an integrated whole institutional approach. Colleagues can contribute to the site by visiting the website and case study contribution pages.

Pulling together information

It pulls together useful website information, guidance and advice from across the world as well as the latest global ‘HE’ news;

Collaborating books & articles

It collates books and articles that colleagues working in the field, and visitors to this website have found very useful;

Introducing the SET Model

It introduces the ‘Student Experience Transitions Model’ that interlinks the key activities of academic, welfare and support. The model provides a framework for colleagues to organise and map out the various types of support required for different students at particular times throughout their journey at university or college;

Advertising Future Events

It advertises upcoming conferences that are designed to help colleagues improve the student experience;

Provide Opportunities to Share

It provides an opportunity for colleagues to share good practice.

Michelle Morgan Website Creator, Author and Editor
Michelle Morgan
Website Creator, Author and Editor
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