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Investigating transitions to university from regional South Australian high schools
NCSEHE-funded research found high-achieving students from regional South Australia transitioned from school to university at lower rates than students in metropolitan areas, despite ATAR students’ higher education aspirations.
Webinar recording — Moving into, through and beyond STEM degrees: A student equity perspective
In this webinar, three research teams funded through the 2019–20 NCSEHE Research Grants Program presented selected findings from their projects, providing recommendations for policy and practice targeting key stages of the student life cycle, as mapped in the Equity Initiatives Framework.
Webinar — Moving into, through and beyond STEM degrees: A student equity perspective
The NCSEHE hosted a webinar on Friday 27 August 2021, drawing on new research to improve support for equity students moving into, through and beyond science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees.
A novel approach to mapping changes in student attitudes towards science and mathematics in reaction to changes to their learning environment
This project set out with the intent of exploring the potential of an innovative research method for use in the evaluation of university outreach programs in STEM fields. Based on the central research question: “Can novel research methods provide access to useful and usable evaluative data on student attitudes towards their school subjects particularly in response to changes in their learning program?”
Supporting students’ mental wellbeing during the pandemic: What can we do in Teaching & Learning?
In this University of South Australia (UniSA) webinar, Dr Nicole Crawford provided a brief overview of her 2019/20 NCSEHE Equity Fellowship research, which investigated proactive approaches to support the mental wellbeing of mature-aged university students in regional and remote Australia.
Exploring the Experience of Low-SES Students via Enabling Pathways
This project builds on qualitative research undertaken at the University of Adelaide to explore the experiences of low-SES students in these programs. In addition, it sought to explore the experiences of students who didn’t quite ‘make it’. It compared the experiences of these students with those who had undertaken a similar pathway at a different university with a distinct mission, structure and program.
Exploring the Experience of Being First in Family at University
This collaborative research project was conducted by academics across the three major universities in South Australia, i.e. University of South Australia, Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. The project was funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) at Curtin University and explores the experiences of first in family students in higher education.