On becoming an undergraduate : transition to university

Tindle, Elizabeth (1996) On becoming an undergraduate : transition to university. Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association, pp. 3-22.


This paper investigates the first year experience of undergraduates with a view to discovering some of the factors which determine a successful negotiation of the transitional phase. The paper begins with a theoretical framework of transition based on the three models of Van Gennep (1960), Viney (1980) and Tinto (1987) and applied to the educational transition from school to University. A new model of transition is presented which looks at the relationship between social and academic adjustment of students to university over time.

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ID Code: 50159
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information: First presented at the inaugural FYHE Conference, QUT, Gardens Point Campus, July 1995. Submitted to journal by invitation.
Keywords: HERN
ISSN: 1320-2480
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 please consult the author
Copyright Statement: Since April 30th 2006 Copyright A+Education.Coverage
Deposited On: 08 May 2012 00:56
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2015 06:04

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