First Year Programs
Center for the First Year Experience, Univ. of Wisconsin Madison
Offers strong support for faculty instructional design and development, provides online and in-person resources including training and conference events, and has a strong commitment to hands-on faculty support.
Central Queensland University First Year Experience
At CQUniversity a holistic approach is taken to helping first year students make the most of their opportunities.
James Cook University First Year Experience
JCU aims to promote a university-wide, co-ordinated approach to systematically research and monitor the first year student experience, and to co-ordinate and strengthen the range of first year activities (support, technical, administrative and academic) in Faculties and Divisions.
Flinders University First Year Curriculum
This site includes web pages designed to support staff who work with students at first year level. Inspiring achievement in First Year University Students.
Griffith University First Year Experience
Griffith’s approach to the first year experience encompasses an integrated whole of school approach incorporating co-curricular supports and curricular and pedagogical design.
National Resource Center for The First Year Student Experience and Students in Transition
From the University of South Carolina, the NRC provides a wealth of resources to support and improve services the learning and transitional stages of first year students. This resource includes annotated readings, recommended class syllabi, data and survey statistics, guides for designing and evaluating programs, conference events, continuing education opportunities, and other resources. Considered to be a leader in the first year experience field.
Ohio State - First Year Experience
The Buckeye approach to helping first year students cope with and transition to the university setting, providing assistance beginning at orientation and throughout the first year, as well as advice for international students and parents. Strongly focuses on the student and their first year experience.
UniSkills University of Western Australia
As part of UniSkills, first year students are provided with a comprehensive program to assist the transition through first year of university life.
University of Queensland Enhancing the First Year Experience.
The First Year Experience Working Party was established by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) in 2003 to identify specific, student-centred initiatives that might be put in place to create a learning environment that will improve first year students' experiences at the University of Queensland.
University of South Australia - the First Year Experience
The Academic Development team provides academic staff with a range of services and resources in relation to the implementation of the University of South Australia's Teaching and Learning framework, developing teaching and supervision practice, internal and external grants and awards, and fostering the scholarship of teaching and learning.
UTS First Year Experience Project
The project focuses on the First Year Experience (FYE) of the students as they enter UTS, which includes not only first year subjects, but subjects undertaken by pathway students (Transitional focus).