European First Year Experience Conference 2021

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Date: June 7-9, 2021

Venue: Online

Fee: Free

Registration deadline: May 15, 2021

Conference is limited to 300 seats allocated on a first come, first served basis. There will be kept a waiting list.


Exploring the student experience at universities across Europe, with a specific focus on the importance of the first year. The overall theme of the 2021 conference is 'One for all – all for one' highlighting that both first year students, older students, academic teachers and administrative staff all have an important part to play in integrating the newly arrived students in the best possible way. 

The conference addresses three subthemes:

  • Being and becoming a first year student
  • Teaching first year students
  • Supporting the transition


  • Professor Lars Ulriksen, Professor at the Department of Science Education at University of Copenhagen
  • Professor Paul Aswin, Professor of Higher Education at Lancaster University
  • Professor Kirsti Lonka, Professor of Educational Psychology at University of Helsinki

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