Federation College

Research

Our higher education staff come from diverse disciplinary backgrounds, sharing a research interest in equipping students for success at university, higher education policy, and the first year experience.

Among them are national award-winning academics combining their teaching with internationally recognised research to create exemplars of best practice in their approaches to teaching and learning.

Staff have presented at national and international conferences, published journal articles and monographs internationally, while others are engaged in completing their own post-graduate studies.

Research areas

Staff research areas and PhD supervision/co-supervision fields include:

  • Student transition (Higher education)
  • First year experience (Higher education)
  • Access and equity in higher education
  • Organisational change
  • Organisational learning
  • Higher education policy development
  • International relations
  • History and film

Recent staff publications

Treacey, M. (2016). Reframing the Past: history, film and television. London: Routledge

Reframing the Past cover 

Levy, S. & Treacey, M. (Eds.). (2015). Student Voices in Transition (2nd Edition). Pretoria: Van Schaik

Student Voices in Transition cover 

Edmondson, B. & Levy, S. (2013) Climate Change and Order: The End of Prosperity and Democracy, Palgrave Macmillan.

Climate Change book cover