Fabian, K., Taylor-Smith, E., Meharg, D., & Varey, A. (2018, December). Enhancing learning confidence for direct entry computing students. Paper presented at The Changing Shape of Higher Education Can excellence and inclusion cohabit?
Previous studies have shown that students who transfer into university from college (direct entrants) face several challenges when they enter university. In response, the Asso...
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Meharg, D., Smith, C., & Varey, A. (2018, June). STEM Apprenticeship Degrees: Motivations and aspirations of apprentices. Paper presented at Horizons in STEM Higher Education
Using the Apprenticeship Levy, England piloted Degree Apprenticeships in 2014 and Scotland followed with Graduate Apprenticeships in 2017. In Scotland, the apprenticeships are...
Meharg, D. & Marr, S. (2017, July). Transitioning cohorts a comparative study of best practice in supporting direct entrant students to make a successful transition from FE college to advanced years in university. Presented at HEA Annual Conference 2017 Generation TEF: Teaching in the spotlight, Manchester, England
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Meharg, D., Tizard, J., Varey, A., & Cairncross, S. (2015, September). Building confidence during transition from college to university. Paper presented at British Educational Research Association, Belfast
Meharg, D., Tizard, J., & Varey, A. (2015, January). Student voice and peer support during transition. Paper presented at QAA Enhancement Themes, Glasgow, UK
Despite increased investment in transition between further education and higher education during the last 10 years, direct entrants remain less likely to take an active part i...