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Crossing the threshold: What are the experiences of male learners transitioning into higher education from an enabling course?
Doctoral thesis by Jacinta Margaret McNamara that explores the experiences of mature-age males entering university through an enabling pathway.
Supporting rural, mature-aged nursing & allied health students: An interdisciplinary collaboration to build the rural health workforce
Research finds greater university and broad scale support is needed in attracting, supporting and retaining rural, mature-aged nursing and allied health students.
Student Voice — Stories of Success: Helen Miller
This NCSEHE Student Voice project updates the story of Helen Miller, as she navigated the online learning environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A balancing act: Supporting students who are parents to succeed in Australian higher education
Research project led by Lisa Andrewartha seeking to establish the first major evidential base of student parents in Australian higher education.
Proactively supporting students’ mental wellbeing: Guidelines and recommendations for staff and universities
A concise set of Guidelines for staff and Recommendations for universities on supporting students' mental wellbeing, informed by NCSEHE Equity Fellowship research by Nicole Crawford.
Proactively supporting students’ mental wellbeing: Guidelines and recommendations for staff and universities
Guidelines and recommendations for staff and universities to support students' mental wellbeing, informed by Nicole Crawford's NCSEHE Equity Fellowship.
“Shining a Light” on Mature-Aged Students In, and From, Regional and Remote Australia
This article shines a light on a little-known cohort of higher education participants, mature-aged students in, and from, regional and remote Australia.
On the radar: Supporting the mental wellbeing of mature-aged students in regional and remote Australia
University students’ mental wellbeing is increasingly “on the radar” of universities in Australia and internationally. This one-year 2019/20 NCSEHE Equity Fellowship research investigated university students’ perspectives on mental wellbeing and their insights into proactive approaches that they found supportive during their university studies.
NCSEHE Student Equity Snapshots Forum — Supporting students’ mental wellbeing: Mature-aged students in regional and remote Australia say teaching and learning makes such a difference!
The NCSEHE hosted series of lightning talks and online discussions presented by the 2019/20 Equity Fellows on 26–30 October 2020. In this lightning talk, Dr Nicole Crawford shares a snapshot of her NCSEHE Equity Fellowship, which focused on how we (staff and universities) can proactively support the mental wellbeing of mature-aged university students in regional and remote Australia.
#NCSEHE_Snapshots series
On 26–30 October 2020, the NCSEHE hosted the Student Equity Snapshots Forum — a week of lightning talks and live discussions with the 2019/20 cohort of NCSEHE Equity Fellows. The event was complemented by a series of #NCSEHE_Snapshots publications.