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Informing Policy and Practice

Informing Policy and Practice

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) has released the third instalment of their Informing Policy and Practice publication series.


CEEHE to host 2018 Gender and Education Association International Conference

CEEHE to host 2018 Gender and Education Association International Conference

Thursday, 29 June 2017

The 2018 Gender and Education Association (GEA) International Conference will be hosted by the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) at the University of Newcastle (UON) next December.


Visiting Scholar: Professor Linda Sax

Visiting Scholar: Professor Linda Sax

Thursday, 22 June 2017

The gender gap in computing will be explored later in July when Professor Linda Sax visits the University of Newcastle (UON).


Children's University Australia Director visits UON

Children's University Australia Director visits UON

Thursday, 25 May 2017

The Director of Children's University Australia, Kiri Hagenus, visited the University of Newcastle (UON) earlier this month to touch base with the Newcastle program and team.


Changes to HEPPP

Changes to HEPPP

Thursday, 25 May 2017

The Department of Education has recently announced changes to the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP), including the National Priorities Pool Scheme (NPP).


Programs that prepare students for university study may no longer be free

Programs that prepare students for university study may no longer be free

Friday, 19 May 2017

For the first time, students may have to pay up to A$3271 for “enabling” courses, designed to prepare students for university study.


Reflections from visiting scholar Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau

Reflections from visiting scholar Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Renowned scholar in gender and education, Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau, visited the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) in April. During her time at the University of Newcastle (UON), she delivered a public seminar exploring how universities and other institutions can better suppor


University deadlines affecting student engagement

University deadlines affecting student engagement

Friday, 28 April 2017

A new report shows many equity students in higher education are challenged by institutional expectations about time, with time management impacted by the competing imperatives of study, work and personal commitments.


Changes to the Australian Citizenship test may impact refugees

Changes to the Australian Citizenship test may impact refugees

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Dr Sally Baker and Dr Rachel Burke explore how proposed changes to the Australian Citizenship test are likely to further disadvantage refugees.


Staff spotlight on: Dr Anna Bennett

Staff spotlight on: Dr Anna Bennett

Sunday, 23 April 2017

At the beginning of this year, Dr Anna Bennett was appointed Head of Research Engagement and Development within the English, Language and Foundation Studies Centre (ELFSC) at the University of Newcastle (UON), which has a rich history of programs that have provided 40,000 students with access to ena


Call for papers

Call for papers

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Teaching in Higher Education is calling for submissions to be included in the next special issue: Gender, Post-truth Populism and Higher Education Pedagogies.


Visiting Scholar: Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau

Visiting Scholar: Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Experiences of staff and students with caring responsibilities will be investigated later this month when Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau visits the University of Newcastle (UON).


New guidelines on improving online retention

New guidelines on improving online retention

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

New research and comprehensive guidelines for improving student outcomes in online learning is now available to access.


Dubbo receives AVID program in a digital first

Dubbo receives AVID program in a digital first

Monday, 27 February 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) will conduct the first-ever distance video link tutorials with students in Dubbo tomorrow to deliver a program that encourages success in school and beyond.


Exploring the equity story in South Africa

Exploring the equity story in South Africa

Friday, 17 February 2017

Dr Sally Baker shares her experience of recently visiting Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa to work with Extended Curriculum Program (ECP) practitioners.