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A chronicle of just-in-time information: The secret to building first year university student wellbeing and resilience based on a three year initiative

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      <p class="Body"><em>To date, little has been published on the provision of student-driven just-in-time information to support first year students. This chronicle of just-in-time curricular and extra-curricular student support information was designed early in 2014 and successfully disseminated to first year biomedical science students over three years at James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In 2016, the information was redeveloped to make the support information electronically available to a much broader student audience. This article provides a dissemination template of what just-in-time curricular and extra-curricular information is required by first year university students. In addition, it outlines how students’ need for this information was determined and how information was successfully created and disseminated over these three years to assist the students in their transition to and through university. The intention of this article is to contribute to the growing body of knowledge on student resilience and wellbeing and to provide a guide for anyone interested in supporting their students in a similar manner.</em></p>

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      [1 ] James Cook University
      Journal
      Student Success
      Queensland University of Technology
      01 October 2016
      : 8
      : 1
      3e711ec4397247afb341b1f6cd17e750
      10.5204/ssj.v8i1.350

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      Theory and practice of education
      LB5-3640

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