Journal of Learning and Student Experience


This peer-reviewed journal aims to help teachers, students, managers and researchers to disseminate their ideas, opinions, research and work on learning and the student experience in further and higher education. The journal is open access, and is hosted by the University of Bolton.

We welcome contributions from new and established authors. 


The Journal publishes:

  • Editorials,
  • Research articles,
  • Literature review articles,
  • Practitioner research / case studies,
  • Features,
  • Lessons from the front line,
  • Opinion pieces,
  • The student experience,
  • Workshop and conference abstracts,
  • Conference reviews,
  • Book reviews. 


Additionally, we provide short videos on some of our featured authors. 

Examples of themes which fall within the scope of the journal are: teaching and learning, assessment, student engagement, the curriculum, employability, technology-enhanced learning, students as researchers, student transition, GRIT, resilience, peer mentoring, personal tutoring, and academic support for students.

If you would like to make a submission to the journal, please see Information for Authors.