Annette Cairnduff


Moving beyond ‘acts of faith’: effective scholarships for equity students

This study investigates the relationships between equity scholarships and the retention and success outcomes of recipients at three deliberately different universities, Deakin University, Queensland University of Technology and the University of Sydney, for the academic year of 2013.
Journal article

Improving low-SES school students' access to higher education

People from backgrounds of low socio-economic status (SES) are significantly under-represented in Australian higher education. In urban areas, people from low SES comprise 12.8% of the population but occupy only 9% of higher education places. However, once enrolled at university, low-SES students in urban areas...