“Adopt a strengths based approach to university outreach that seeks to empower students by recognising what they bring to the university environment and also, encourages students to reflect upon the support that exists outside the university environment.”

(Draft Principles for Support First in Family Students)

I know that there are many institutions already successfully engaging with students, their families and the wider community, I would love to hear about what you, your colleagues and your institution are already doing in this space.


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Please spend a minute or two sharing any examples of best practice that seeks to engage and retain students who are first-in-family to come to university.

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