rural and regional students

People call me “bogan”: how to mend the country-city divide in higher education

By Natalie Downes, Samantha McMahon, Kristy O’Neill, Philip Roberts

Rural and regional students want to go to university – but they don’t, at least not in the same proportion as their urban counterparts. Education needs to be accessible to everyone regardless of where they live to ensure that diverse perspectives are valued in society. We aren’t suggesting that university is for everyone or that