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Undergraduates

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Interactive resource

National student equity data

This ​suite of interactive resources provides public access to data on equity group students among Australia’s undergraduate population. Two data pages allow users to make comparisons between institutions, as well as at the national, state or territory, and institutional grouping level.
Report

Equity at and beyond the boundary of Australian universities

This report investigates the social demography, learning outcomes and educational experiences of students enrolled in two distinct modes of higher education delivery in Australia — university programs delivered through third party arrangements, and higher education courses delivered by non-university higher education institutions.
Report

What did they do? The field of study of domestic graduates 2008-2016

This report analyses the field of study of domestic graduates in the New Zealand tertiary education system between 2008 and 2016.
Report

Not there yet: an investigation into the participation of students of refugee backgrounds in the Australian higher education system

As a signatory to the United Nations 1951 International Convention on Refugees, Australia continues to accept significant numbers of Humanitarian refugees on an annual basis. Recent global developments in terms of conflict in many countries have exacerbated the issue of ‘forced migration’, with estimates indicating...
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Exploring the retention and success of students with disability

The number of students with disability in higher education is increasing. National data reveal differences in the retention and success of these students across Australian higher education institutions but the reasons for this are not clear. The overarching aim of this study was to explore...
Report

Access and barriers to online education for people with disabilities

This paper reports on a study conducted in 2014 and 2015 that explored the accessibility of eLearning for students with disabilities studying fully online in Australia. Executive Summary The study looked at students studying through Open Universities Australia (OUA). OUA brings together 15 different independent...
Report

The role of inherent requirement statements in Australian universities

Australian university disability practitioners have long advocated statements that describe the inherent requirements of academic programs. Students are protected by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth), which makes it unlawful to discriminate on the grounds of disability across a range of criteria that include denying...
Report

Investigating the relationship between equity and graduate outcomes in Australia

Australian higher education equity policy focusses mostly on access and participation with the implicit assumption that disadvantage will be ameliorated through educational achievement. Less is known as to whether patterns of disadvantage continue post-completion. In a context in which graduate employability is becoming an important...
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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.
Literature review

Evidence check: the costs and benefits of providing undergraduate student clinical placements

This review examined the costs and benefits of clinical placements and found only limited evidence. No evidence compared a cost and/or benefit in more than one setting, between disciplines or investigated placements in vocational training. Comprehensive data collection is required across the work profile to...