University students

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Gather. Grow. Graduate.

BETA built and tested a new mobile app to help university students gather important support groups, grow their resilience and stay on track to graduate. This report outlines the research findings from the project.
Journal article

Dismantling the evaluation framework

For almost 20 years, instruction librarians have relied on a variety of models to teach students how to evaluate printed and web-based materials. This paper presents a new evaluative approach for teaching students to see information as the agent, rather than themselves.
Report

“They don’t understand the fear we have”

This report from Human Rights Watch asserts that Australian universities have failed to protect the academic freedom of students from China, and of academics who criticise the Chinese Communist Party.
Report

Supporting carers to succeed in Australian higher education

Australians who care for people with a disability, illness, or a broader need often embody many of the qualities sought by universities. The purpose of this research project was to establish the first major evidence base for analysing student carers in Australian higher education.
Discussion paper

Get out of the diplomatic freezer: bring back the Chinese students

This paper argues that Australia and China should work together to enable Chinese students to return to Australia. This issue is not intrinsically contentious and it invests in the future of the relationship – in youth.
Report

"Ghost student" failure among equity cohorts: towards understanding Non-Participating Enrolments

This report provides an in-depth examination of 'ghost student' failure among commencing domestic bachelor students generally but focuses particularly on four student equity cohorts: regional and remote, low socioeconomic status (SES), Indigenous, and non-English speaking background (NESB) students.
Discussion paper

State of the social sciences report: discussion paper

Intended as a conversation starter, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Academy has prepared this discussion paper to capture the views, ideas and concerns of social science researchers, teachers, students, professionals, policymakers and employers across Australia.
Guide

A short guide to non-continuation in UK universities

This document explores non-continuation in the UK higher education system. It demonstrates that the UK has the lowest drop-out rate of any OECD country. It also considers which students are most at risk of not completing their courses and what changes could usefully be implemented...
Report

Tackling racial harassment in higher education

The recommendations outlined in this report are the product of an advisory group convened by Universities UK in October 2019, and come just over a year after the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission uncovered widespread evidence of racial harassment on university campuses.
Report

Coronavirus and international students

This report explores the current decline in international students in Australia following COVID-19 restrictions, and models potential further falls that could occur if Australia's borders remain closed.