About the Journal

Focus and scope 

Compass is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary research journal that welcomes articles, case studies, opinion pieces and reviews relating to all aspects of learning, teaching and the student experience in higher education.

Peer review policy

All submissions will be peer reviewed anonymously by at least two referees on the basis of relevance to the journal themes, quality of submission and interest to the intended audience. Authors will receive feedback and comments following this process and may be asked to amend their work accordingly. The editors reserve the right to make further minor editorial changes. Final proofs will be issued to authors for approval prior to publication and review of these must be completed by the stipulated deadline.

For any further guidance or information about submissions to the journal please contact r.george@gre.ac.uk.

Open access policy

Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching in HE provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a more equitable global exchange of knowledge.

Works are released under the default licence of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International which provides unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Authors of articles published in Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching in HE remain the copyright holders to their published work and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce and share the article according to terms of the Creative Commons license agreement applied to the work by Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching in HE.

Self-archiving policy: authors are permitted, and encouraged, to deposit any version of their article - submitted, accepted, and published versions - in subject and institutional repositories at any time. 

If you have any queries about the choice of license, or wish to discuss other options, please contact scholarlycommunications@greenwich.ac.uk.