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Student transitions

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Student transitions

  1. 1. Welcome to Sheffield.<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  2. 2. “I spent my first week as a University student without my laptop. It was Hell.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  3. 3. “Budgeting’s strongest incentive: 11p value noodles.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  4. 4. Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  5. 5. “Easy, thought I. But 1st essay, graded 'A' at school, failed. And so, humiliatingly and nearly, did I.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  6. 6. “Homesickness, when the car drives out of sight, when the washing piles up, the food in halls is awful, you’re all alone with Freshers’ flu. Everyone gets it at some point.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  7. 7. Find yourself.<br />Image used under Creative Commons Licensing, © D’Arcy Norman <br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  8. 8. “HE can be more than leaving home - town, school , friends, social, sports, routine disappear so new identity suddenly required.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  9. 9. Moving Beyond Induction: Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  10. 10. “Do disadvantaged, non-traditional students experience transition in the same way as traditional, middle class students?How do we offer support without implying we are all ‘becoming’ the same student?”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  11. 11. Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  12. 12. “Freshers’ week, talk to everyone, bring biscuits, make instant friends, buy a doorstop, be too busy, eat something, don’t go to salsa classes.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  13. 13. Find your way around.<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  14. 14. “Shared a room with 2 girls and 1 cooker and a shower with 19 girls! Combined Hons. meant studying 3 subjects on 3 different sites and lectures overlapped! Passed 1st yr and left! Interesting experience!”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
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  16. 16. “This all has indeed been full of uncertainty, anxiety and insecurity – but then, once here it all vanished! Sheffield is such a friendly and homely city to be in!”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  17. 17. Money Matters. <br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  18. 18. “The experience of moving in to halls of residence is fantastic! <br />You will never have made so many friends in such a minute time anywhere else!”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  19. 19. Lost?<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  20. 20. “My results are bad. On brink of failing. Spend all my time doing music. Chose Physics ‘cos it’s my weakest subject. Need to be the best at everything. I won’t repeat a year. I’ll drop out. Send help.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  21. 21. A familiar feeling?<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  22. 22. “Nobody ever says you’ll end up playing bin-jenga with your flatmates. If the rubbish falls on you, you lose. And you have to clean it up.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  23. 23. Meeting people who like what you like.<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />
  24. 24. “Sheffield rites of passage: ride the tram to the end of each line, just to see what’s there.”<br />Moving Beyond Induction: <br />Understanding Transitions in Student Life.<br />

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