Date: 28/6/2017-30/6/2017

Location: Birmingham, UK

Attendees: Ed Foster(EF), Rebecca Edwards (RE)

We will be presenting and taking part in three sessions at this event. See below for details of the three sessions:


  • Preconference session: Using learning analytics to improve student transition into and support throughout the first year– Tinne De Laet, Rebecca Edwards, Maartje van den Bogaard, Jan-Paul van Staalduinen – KU Leuven, Nottingham Trent University, Universiteit Leiden, TU Delft
  • Preconference session: The FYE body of work is arguably 118 years old, how up to date are you?– Ed Foster and Diane Nutt
  • Parallel session 5: Eight years of the NTU Student Transition Survey: learning from our students to improve the student experience Ed Foster and Dr Rebecca Edwards – Nottingham Trent University



The European First Year Experience (EFYE) will be hosted by Birmingham City University. EFYE are a group of academic and support staff from Europe who share the interest of improving the experience of students as they transition into higher education. The conference highlights the beneficial impact of Student and Staff Partnerships on the first year experience.

For more information visit http://www.efye2017.co.uk/