National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education
A student-centred approach: understanding higher education pathways through co-design
This report illustrates how both participant-generated ideas can help reform policy and practice, and how the use of participatory design may facilitate improvement in engagement and communication between government, higher education institutions, industry, schools and communities.
Interrogating relationships between student support initiatives and Indigenous student progression
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students are enrolling in university degrees at historically high rates. However, the majority of these students are not completing their qualifications. This research investigates the enrolment-completion gap and questioned what supports are available to Indigenous undergraduate students, and how...
Meaningful jobs for students with disability: from luck to business as usual
This report finds that overall, universities do not appear to understand how students with disability think about their careers. It recommends a new funding model for Disability Employment Service providers to compensate their investment in supporting university students with disability and to enable their engagement...
'You going to uni?' Exploring how people from regional, rural and remote areas navigate into and through higher education
This report, by 2020 NCSEHE Equity Fellow, Dr Janine Delahunty, recommends engaging students from regional, rural and remote areas to identify their challenges, strengths and hopes for the future, to improve their educational outcomes.
Equity through complexity: inside the “black box” of the Block Model
This study investigates an innovation in higher education that has achieved demonstrable results for equity students - the Block Model at Victoria University. The study looked inside the “black box” of the Block Model, interviewing Victoria University leaders, academics and students about why it has...