The Australian Centre for Student Equity and Success acknowledges Indigenous peoples as the Traditional Owners of the lands on which our campuses are situated. With a history spanning 60,000 years as the original educators, Indigenous peoples hold a unique place in Australia. We recognise the importance of their knowledge and culture, and reflect the principles of participation, equity, and cultural respect in our work. We pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future, and consider it an honour to learn from our Indigenous colleagues, partners, and friends.

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Career construction, future work and the perceived risks of going to university for young people from low SES backgrounds
NCSEHE Research Fellowship found people from low SES backgrounds may choose not to attend university based on perceived risks, rather than a lack of aspiration or ability. In an era of increasing vocational uncertainty, navigating careers pathways is daunting, and this is amplified for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. This Fellowship examined the relationships between perceived risk and university participation for low SES students.
Are university widening participation activities just-in-time or just-out-of-time? Exploring the (mis)alignment between the timing of widening participation activities and university decision-making among students from low socioeconomic backgrounds
With qualitative data from 46 university students at six Australian universities who are from low socioeconomic status backgrounds, this study explored the timeliness of widening participation activities for high school students.
Understanding the Completion Patterns of Equity Students in Regional Universities
This report synthesised prior research on the sociocultural and financial context that students at Regional University Network (RUN) universities encounter, extending a comparative analysis of completion patterns and informing mitigation strategies to enhance the retention of equity group students in RUN universities.