Tag: widening participation

Everyone belongs at MQ

An online survey provides us with a snapshot of the MQ community at a time that will be uniquely remembered for its social distancing. Equally though, this period has made us realise how important belonging is to us all.

/ 1 October, 2020

Widening Participation in 2019 – A year in review

The University’s commitment towards national widening participation goals of equitable access for underrepresented students to participate in higher education continued to grow strongly in 2019. The Widening Participation Unit (WPU) played an instrumental role in coordinating and motivating action to...

/ 9 June, 2020

NCSEHE webinar: Shifting Widening Participation outreach activities to remote learning environments

The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) will host a webinar on June 10 on shifting Widening Participation and Outreach programs to remote delivery.

/ 19 May, 2020
Open Day

2020 LEAP Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme now open

The 2020 LEAP Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme (PEGS) is now open for application.

/ 7 February, 2020

Making Connections Through Academic Mentoring

Macquarie academics support students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to navigate university and feel more connected at university.

/ 19 June, 2019

Engaging Students from Equity Groups

2019 HEPPP funded LEAP PEGS initiatives The Pro Vice-Chancellor Programs and Pathways, Professor Sean Brawley, along with the Widening Participation Unit (WPU) warmly congratulates the successful applicants of 2019 LEAP – PEGS ( Partnerships Engagement Grant Scheme) Nearly thirty different...

/ 20 March, 2019

WP LEAP Partnership Engagement Grant Scheme (PEGS)

The Widening Participation Unit is inviting Expressions of Interest for the 2019 LEAP PEGS initiative. The Pro Vice-Chancellor Programs and Pathways has allocated $200,000 of Higher Education Partnerships and Pathways Program (HEPPP) funding to be available for the 2019 LEAP Partnership...

/ 13 February, 2019
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