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.

You are reading: Co-creating a manifesto for student-staff partnerships & equity

Written by Amani Bell1 & Meenakshi Krishnaraj1

This manifesto was created by a group of students and staff at the National Students as Partners Roundtable, 23-25 November 2021. It is grounded in our lived experience and we acknowledge that you may not agree with all of it, or it may not be applicable to your situation and that’s OK! The manifesto is intended to be aspirational and some of the principles may not be achievable depending on your context and constraints. We’re not claiming to have all the answers and we hope you will join us in this collective journey, by offering your thoughts and feedback via

Read the manifesto: Student-Staff Partnerships and Equity

1University of Sydney