First in family to attend university

There are direct actions we can take now to make university access fair

By Sally Patfield

While in recent decades there has been a focus on improving equitable access to higher education, inequalities cannot be overcome by simply exhorting more young people to go to university. Policies must also address the disparities between students that affect their capacity to ‘choose’ higher education.  Australia has seen substantial growth in university enrolments since

First in family to attend university: latest Australian research findings

By Suzanne Macqueen

Over the past fifty years there has been a huge increase in enrolments in higher education in many