In 2002 we published our early findings based on applying the ‘Triple C’ model to first year students Optimally Maximising Student Retention in Higher Education . We continued to use and adapt this model and worked with colleagues to develop resources to help students. An example of such a resource is the Personal Development Planning for Student Retention and Progression in Engineering Guide published in 2005.
The ‘Triple C’ model continues to evolve being used with larger numbers of students across all levels of study and in many subjet disciplines. A more recent publication looking at the results of a model which has now matured was published in 2014. The Triple C Model for Student Retention, Progression and Completion Matures