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About New Vistas

New Vistas


New Vistas is a journal published by the University of West London. It provides a forum to disseminate research, commentary, and scholarly work that engage with the complex agenda of higher education in its local, national and global context. 


New Vistas welcomes contributions from academic staff and doctoral students, with the explicit intention to give a voice to early-career researchers and scholars. 


The journal appears twice a year (a Spring and an Autumn issue) with occasional special issues, and publishes for a broad academic, international and professional readership.


Focus and Scope for New Vistas

New Vistas is a peer-reviewed journal published by the University of West London (UWL) which provides a forum to disseminate research,commentary, and scholarly work that engages with the complex agenda of Higher Education in its local, national and global context. The journal invites contributions from external and internal authors, with the explicit intention to give a voice to early-career researchers and scholars. It publishes research and scholarly analysis on higher education policy; current issues in Higher Education; Higher Education pedagogy; professional practice; the relation of Higher Education to work and the economy; and discipline-specific research.

Submission Checklist

New Vistas is positioned at the interface between theory and practice. It discusses practical issues with reference to evidence, both empirical and scholarly; and links empirical findings and theoretical insights to the domain of practice. It welcomes thought-provoking scholarly contributions. There should be a focus on application of knowledge, and relevance of research to practice, policy and/or work. There should be engagement with the wider educational/social sector. Work should be accessible to a wide readership and may have explicit engagement with the local community and with national and international contexts and debates.

Each article should be aligned to one of our five thematic areas: 

  1. Policy
  2. Teaching and learning
  3. Work and Practice
  4. Viewpoints
  5. Disciplines

Licences

New Vistas allows the following licences for submission:

  • CC BY 4.0 - More Information  
    Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
  • CC BY-ND 4.0 - More Information  
    Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material. No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
  • CC BY-NC 4.0 - More Information  
    Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes. No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
  • (c) - More Information  
    All Rights Reserved

Publication Fees

There are no fees for publication in New Vistas - we're free to everyone!

Peer Review

We operate a double-blind peer review system.

Publication Cycle

New Vistas appears twice a year (a Spring and an Autumn issue) with occasional special issues, and publishes for a broad academic, international and professional readership.

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