The University of New England excels in setting their future students up for success

CASE STUDY | Driving growth in conversion rate from offer to commencement

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The University of New England (UNE) identified a need for a solution to engage with students who had received an early offer for undergraduate studies. In considering their students are often from remote and regional areas, they wanted to develop a program that addressed the challenges unique to their learners.

The Boosting Science Pathways program has been developed to enhance future students’ understanding of what university learning in the sciences entails.

The goal of the program for students is to:

  • Develop an appreciation of scientific phenomena, and build skills related to the collection and interpretation of scientific knowledge;
  • Enhance their capacity to evaluate the quality of scientific information; and,
  • Develop skills in critically evaluating alternative conceptions of scientific phenomena.

Furthermore, by developing a program that employs a social constructivist approach to learning design, the program also fosters a community of practice whereby students work together to:

  • Share experiences and ideas;
  • Co-construct knowledge; and,
  • Develop a social network that eases their nerves before they arrive on-campus for the start of their course.

University of New England

The University of New England (UNE) is a public university in Australia with approximately 22,500 higher education students. Its original and main campus is located in the city of Armidale in northern central New South Wales. UNE was the first Australian university established outside a state capital city.




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