first in family at university

Don’t lock the doors on students who are first in their family to go to university. Aspirations matter

By Sally Patfield

The funding freeze imposed on Australian universities by the Federal Government brings grave concerns that the chances of securing a place at university will be dramatically reduced. Vice-Chancellors warn they will need to cut the number of places they offer and say the budgets of regional universities will be hardest hit. Universities Australia, the voice

Research evidence of issues facing disadvantaged students in higher education

By Sue Trinidad

The issues facing disadvantaged students wanting a tertiary education are multi-faceted. Just getting into a course at university