Did you know that over half Australian students are first in their families to attend university? And that over a quarter of them consider leaving in their first year? Or, that during the difficult times, students are more likely to turn to family (or their community) for support?
If you’d like to:
- learn more about current research into first-in-family learners and their support needs
- network with researchers and practitioners who are ‘innovating’ in this field
- be inspired by examples of best practice
then REGISTER HERE for Conversations about Retaining and Engaging First-in-Family Learners in HE.
The main event is an all-day forum on Friday 25th November with invited speakers and sessions that showcase research and innovative best practice.
We are also able to offer exciting pre-conference workshops on Thursday 24th November from 1.30 – 4.45pm. Here we’ll present two innovative programs with Indigenous students that demonstrate innovations in the design of access, engagement and retention of first-in-family students.