International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) 5th issue now available!


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We are delighted to let you know that the 5th issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available from

In this issue we have a special section dedicated to Students as Partners in the Third Space.  This consists of 6 articles and an editorial. At 200pp Issue 3.1 is our largest to date. In addition to the Special Section you will find 1 opinion piece, 3 research articles, 2 reflective essays, 4 case studies, 1 review, and a list of reviewers for Issues 1.1 – 2.2. Together these contributions have been written by 43 faculty/staff and 28 students from Australia, Canada, China, Norway, UK and USA.

The journal, which is hosted by McMaster University Library Press, is co-edited by students and staff/ faculty from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the UK, and the US. Traditionally students have largely been excluded from engaging in academic publishing.1


If you enjoy this issue we hope you will support the journal in a variety of ways including:

  1. Writing for the journal in any of the genres we publish. Please contact us with your ideas. We encourage you to send us ( your proposals for articles, case studies, or reflective pieces before you submit them using our proforma
  2. Reviewing for IJSaP. We will provide training for inexperienced reviewers (students and faculty/staff). If you are interested, please complete the reviewer expression of interest form.
  3. Telling others about the journal and contributions that you find particularly interesting. E.g. by forwarding this email to your local and disciplinary teaching and learning networks, and commenting on Twitter: @InterJournalSaP
  4. Checking that your library lists IJSaP in their catalogue and knowing it is freely available from

We welcome hearing your views about the journal. Please send us an email (

Anthony Cliffe, Alison Cook-Sather, Rachel Guitman, Mick Healey, Ruth Healey, Sandra Leathwick, Beth Marquis, Kelly Matthews, Anita Ntem, and Cherie Woolmer, the IJSaP Editorial Board

1 Healey, R. L., Healey, M. , & Cliffe, A. (2018) Engaging in radical work: Students as partners in academic publishingEfficiency Exchange

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