Latest issue now available Volume 9, Issue 2 (March 2018)

Call for papers | 2018/2019 issues

 Student Success welcomes full papers for upcoming 2018* and 2019^ issues:

  • *2018 STARS Conference Issue by selection only (Volume 9, Issue 3 announced July 10, 2018, published July 2018)
  • Deadline for 2018 Student Engagement and Retention Special Issue: July 23, 2018 (Volume 9, Issue 4 published November/December 2018) Call for submissions -deadline extended to July 23
  • Deadline for 2019 Open Issue: September 21, 2018 (Volume 10, Issue 1 published February/March 2019) 
  • ^2019 STARS Conference Issue by selection only (Volume, 10 Issue 2 announced July, 2019, published July 2019)
  • Deadline for 2019 Psychological Wellbeing and Distress in Higher Education Special Issue: July, 2019 (Volume 10, Issue 3 published November/December 2019) Call for submissions

 Student Success:  A journal exploring the experiences of students in tertiary education

Student Success (previously titled the International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal with one issue linked to the International STARS Conference

This journal provides the opportunity to disseminate current research and innovative good practice about students’ tertiary learning experiences, which are supported by evidence.  Researchers, tertiary and university teachers and educators and professional staff who are advancing student learning, success and retention are encouraged to submit. The Journal themes align with the STARS ethos of Students, Transitions, Achievement, Retention and Success

Submissions can be made:

  • using the website by registering online. If you are already registered you can login using your username and password;
  • please send queries via Journal Manager journal@unistars.org

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The Journal's editorial and peer review policy adheres to the ethos and best practice guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).   Authors publish free of charge; there are no processing or page fees.

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