Induction and Transition

#Take5 #95 DUNCE! A Mature Student’s Journey to Learning Development and Support by Luke Basford

Published: 28/09/2023 - Reading Time: 7 min

Categories: Equality, Diversity, Inclusion | Induction and Transition | Student Voice | Take5

This #Take5 is brought to you from Luke Basford a student at Portsmouth University who delivered a riveting keynote at #ALDcone23 online in June last year. We were so impressed with Luke that we asked him for this blog also. In this #Take5 Luke shares his journey to Learning Development and support as a mature student. Who, me? At first, I never believed that I would be able to attend university. It seemed like something that was expected of me by those around me, rather than a personal aspiration. I vividly remember the eulogy at my grandad’s funeral, where each […]

Luke Basford

#Take5 #88: Sustainable Student Engagement: Get in the (compost) bin!

Published: 25/05/2023 - Reading Time: 11 min

Categories: Induction and Transition | Take5

This #Take5 blog is brought to you from Julie Nolan, Student Engagement Manager | Student Communications Project Manager. Julie is reflecting on work she has undertaken to align sustainability with student engagement activities within Library and Learning Services at Edge Hill University. How can we inform students of our presence and entice them in, in ways that are not wasteful and pointless? Plastic Fantastic Library and Learning Services (LS) at Edge Hill University (EHU) have historically purchased promotional merchandise to give away to students during welcome events, tours, open days and other celebratory activities on campus. Over the years this […]

Compost Bin

#Take5 #29 The best way of easing the transition from L4 to L5?

Published: 30/10/2018 - Reading Time: 5 min

Categories: Induction and Transition | Take5

A case study from the adult nursing course at the University of Bedfordshire.  Happy new academic year! Yes – it’s a bit late – but #Take5 seems to have caught as many colds and been caught up in as many institutional shake ups as everybody else! So – belated – but welcome – this blog post is brought to us by Anna Judd-Yelland, University of Bedfordshire  The problem In our role, working with the nursing lecturers, we noticed many students struggled with the jump from level 4 to level 5 and did not feel equipped to deal with the demands […]

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