Transition, Persistence and Resilience: Academic Advising for Success

10 - 12 April 2019

Plymouth University, United Kingdom

This conference that will provide an opportunity to explore new research, innovative practice and contemporary discussion on student support through advising and tutoring. We recognise that for many students the barriers to success (difficulty transitioning; lack of confidence; time and resource poverty) can outweigh the wealth of opportunities and advantages afforded by university experience. Students’ development of persistence and resilience can be enhanced by a support network of peers, professional support staff, personal tutors and academic advisors and this conference will bring together members of these groups to share good practice, skills and knowledge.

The conference themes will offer the following themes and will focus specifically on how student support systems impact on the student experience. 

  • Transitioning students: support/activities and evaluation.
  • Developing Persistence
  • Building student Resilience
  • Academic Advising for Success