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Diane Nutt

United Kingdom

Dr Diane Nutt (PFHEA) is an Independent HE Consultant based in York, UK. Diane established the European First Year Experience Network and Annual Conference Series in 2006. She was chair of the network and organising committee until 2021. She is also on the International Advisory Board for the USA National Resource Center for First Year Experience and Students in Transition. She has been a bookseller, a Sociology lecturer, an educational developer and head of a student retention team. In 2015 she set up as an independent HE consultant, often describing herself as having two heads: one focused on student first year experiences and transitions; the other directing her passion for career development for staff working in higher education in a variety of roles spanning academic, professional and third space settings. Diane has published a number of books and articles on student transitions and staff development including: Bonne & Nutt (2016) Ten Times the First Year: Reflections on Ten Years of the European First Year Experience, Calderon & Nutt (2009) International Perspectives on the First Year Experience in Higher Education, and Nutt (2017) Developing Lecturers to Teach and Support First Year Students and Students in Transition in Middle and Northern Europe (Educational Developments). Diane is co-editor of the recently published monograph The Impact of the Integrated Practitioner in Higher Education (Routledge, 2022)
On twitter: @dixxyd


Open Access Journal
ISSN 2205-0795