Facilitating collaborations between home and international students; different perspectives of engagement associated with having responsibilities in a group environment


  • Simon A. Fairfax University of Liverpool
  • Subhrajyoti Saha University of Liverpool




student community, student engagement, belonging, internationalisation


This case study reports on students’ responses to a newly designed group project used in a second-year undergraduate module at the University of Liverpool. The goals of the group project were to improve student engagement in the module and facilitate a collaboration between home and international students to develop a broader sense of student community within the department of mathematics. The extent to which these goals were achieved are explored in detail.


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