Category: Widening Participation

Desserts from The Sweetest Memory promo video

Shared humanity through recipes and personal memories

Everyone has a recipe and a sweet memory to share: Help students from refugee or asylum-seeker backgrounds AND get a great recipe story book.

/ 28 November, 2018
Photo by Ben White

Celebrating World Access to Higher Education Day

The Widening Participation Unit celebrated World Access to Higher Education Day in style: engaging with higher education practitioners to discuss student equity, equitable access, policy, research and practice; planning a roadtrip with Sean; and publishing a book we can all...

/ 28 November, 2018
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Refugee Transitions – How Can We Facilitate Success For Students From Refugee Backgrounds

A recent study on the transition challenges students from refugee backgrounds face in the quest to achieve further education also provides a series of recommendations to help facilitate success.

/ 6 September, 2018
Making Connections

Making Connections: Linking Academics With Students From Refugee Backgrounds

Find out more about Making Connections, a pilot program linking students from refugee backgrounds with a supportive academic to help navigate the complexities of university life and make the most of their time at MQ.

/ 18 July, 2018
LEAP Mentoring Uni Experience Day

Whole of Institution Lifecycle Approach to Widening Participation

The Widening Participation Strategic Framework 2018 – 2023, with its 4 pillars of Outreach, Pathways, Participation and Impact, has been endorsed by Executive Group and aims to increase the enrolment, retention and success of students from our equity groups.

/ 8 June, 2018
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Widening Participation through Partnerships – A Whole of Institution Approach

Announcing the successful projects chosen for the LEAP – Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme (PEGS).

/ 15 May, 2018
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Supporting ‘Everyone Belongs’ :
2018 LEAP – Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme (PEGS)

Expressions of Interest are now open for Widening Participation's 2018 LEAP – Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme.

/ 22 March, 2018
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Celebrating Harmony Day

Widening Participation initiatives aim to strategically support students in higher education who are identified as disadvantaged and underrepresented. Find out more about WP projects and the launch of 2018 LEAP – Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme at the upcoming Harmony Day...

/ 14 March, 2018
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Towards an Inclusive University –
Widening Participation’s 2017 Successes

The Widening Participation Unit (WPU) has successfully rounded off 2017 with various notable achievements.

/ 14 December, 2017