Student transition project: Bibliography

The following is the bibliography from the Centre for Teaching and Learning Student Interns 2021: Student Transition to Studying at Oxford project

Supervisor: Dr Anne Crook


  1. Adam, A., Hartigan, C., and Brown, N. (2010) The value of an open, early academic development program to students' transition and first year experience : the UTAS 'UniStart' program (Links to an external site). The international journal of the first year in higher education, Vol.1 (1), 43-54.
  2. Ahn, M. Y., & Davis, H. H. (2020). Students’ sense of belonging and their socio-economic status in higher education: a quantitative approach. Teaching in Higher Education (Links to an external site), 1-14. 
  3. Aristovnik, A., Keržič, D., Ravšelj, D., Tomaževič, N., & Umek, L. (2020). Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on life of higher education students: A global perspective (Links to an external site).Sustainability, 12(20), 8438. 
  4. Briggs, A.R.J., Clark, J. & Hall, I. (2012) Building bridges: understanding student transition to university, Quality in Higher Education (Links to an external site), 18:1, 3-21, DOI: 10.1080/13538322.2011.614468. 
  5. Carr, S., Colthurst, K., Coyle, M., & Elliot, D. (2012). Attachment dimensions as predictors of mental health and psychosocial well-being in the transition to university (Links to an external site). European Journal of Psychology of Education, 28(2), 157-172.  
  6. Chapman, A. (2013). A (Re) Negotiation of Identity: From ‘Mature Student’ to ‘Novice Aca-demic’ (Links to an external site). Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning 14(3), 44–61.  
  7. Chester, A., Burton, L. J., Xenos, S., & Elgar, K. (2013). Peer mentoring: Supporting successful transition for first year undergraduate psychology students (Links to an external site). Australian Journal of Psychology, 65(1), 30-37. 
  8. Christie, H., Tett, L., Cree, V. E., Hounsell, J., & McCune, V. (2008). 'A real rollercoaster of confidence and emotions’: Learning to be a university student (Links to an external site). Studies in Higher Education, 33(5), 567-581. 
  9. Cokley, K., McClain, S., Enciso, A., & Martinez, M. (2013). An examination of the impact of minority status stress and impostor feelings on the mental health of diverse ethnic minority college students (Links to an external site). Journal of multicultural counseling and development, 41(2), 82-95. 
  10. Dung, D. (2020). The Advantages and Disadvantages of Virtual Learning (Links to an external site), IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education, 10(3), 45-48. 
  11. Ehrich, L., Hansford, B. and Tennet, L. (2004). Formal Mentoring Programs in Education and Other Professions: A Review of the Literature (Links to an external site)Educational Administration Quarterly, 40(4), 518-40.  
  12. Engzell, P., Frey, A., & Verhagen, M. (2021). Learning loss due to school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic (Links to an external site)Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(17). 
  13. Equality Challenge Unit, & Higher Education Academy Scotland. (2016). Equality and diversity in learning and teaching in higher education (Links to an external site). Papers from Equality Challenge Unit and Higher Education Academy joint conferences. 138. 
  14. Fung, D. (2017). A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education (Links to an external site), UCL Press.  
  15. Hallett, R., Reason, D., Toccoli, J., Kitchen, J., Perez, R., Kezar, A. (2020). The Process of Academic Validation Within a Comprehensive College Transition Program (Links to an external site)The American behavioral scientist, 64 (3), 253-275.  
  16. Healey, M., Flint, A. and Harrington, K. (2014). Engagement through partnership: students as partners in learning and teaching in higher education (Links to an external site.)The Higher Education Academy.  
  17. Holt-White, E. and Cullinane, C. (2021). A-Level Results and University Access 2021 (Links to an external site). Sutton Trust.
  18. Jones, H. (2021). What happens next? Student arrival in Higher Education in 2021. QAA. Accessed 29/07/2021. (Links to an external site).  
  19. Kim, C. (2020). Fifth Week Blues? (Links to an external site)The Oxford Student.  
  20. Kitching, H. J., & Hulme, J. (2013). Bridging the gap: Facilitating students’ transition from pre-tertiary to university psychology education. (Links to an external site)Psychology Teaching Review, 19(2), 15–30.  
  21. Laing, C., Robinson, A., & Johnston, V. (2005). Managing the transition into higher education: An on-line Spiral Induction Programme (Links to an external site)Active Learning in Higher Education, 6(3), 243–255. 
  22. Leese M. (2010) Bridging the gap: supporting student transitions into higher education (Links to an external site). Journal of Further and Higher Education, 34:2, 239-251. 
  23. McPhail, R. (2015). Pre-university prepared students: a programme for facilitating the transition from secondary to tertiary education (Links to an external site).Teaching in Higher Education, 20(6), 652-665.  
  24. McVitty, D. (2020) I just want to know the vibe, miss” – supporting student transition (Links to an external site). WonkHE.
  25. Morgan, Michelle. (2020). Bridging the gap between secondary and tertiary education Findings from the Undergraduate Level 4 Pre-Arrival Academic Questionnaire (PAQ) A case study from a Post 1992 University (Links to an external site). 10.13140/RG.2.2.27358.46407. 
  26. Parker, H., Hughes, A., Marsh, C., Ahmed, S., Cannon, J., Taylor-Steeds, E., Jones, L., & Page, N. (2017). Understanding the different challenges facing students in transitioning to university particularly with a focus on ethnicity. (Links to an external site)New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 12(12), 1–10.  
  27. Pereda, N., & Díaz-Faes, D. A. (2020). Family violence against children in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic: a review of current perspectives and risk factors (Links to an external site)Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, 14(1), 1–7.  
  28. Pownall, M., Harris, R., & Blundell-Birtil P. (2021). Supporting students during the transition to university in COVID-19: 5 key considerations and recommendations (Links to an external site). Preprint. 
  29. Ramsey, E., & Brown, D. (2018). Feeling like a fraud: Helping students renegotiate their academic identities (Links to an external site). College & Undergraduate Libraries, 25(1), 86-90.
  30. Thomas, L. (2012). Building Student Engagement And Belonging In Higher Education At A Time Of Change. What Works? Student Retention & Success (Links to an external site), March 2012, 16. 
  31. Turner K. L., Hughes M., and Presland K. (2020). Learning Loss, a Potential Challenge for Transition to Undergraduate Study Following COVID-19 School Disruption (Links to an external site). J. Chem. Educ., 97, 3346−3352. 
  32. Yomtov, D., Plunkett, S. W., Efrat, R., & Marin, A. G. (2017). Can peer mentors improve first-year experiences of university students? (Links to an external site)Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 19(1), 25-44. 



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