Refugee Council of Australia
National symposium on education

People seeking asylum and higher Education in Australia: National Symposium report

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A research project on the symposium’s topic, ‘People seeking asylum: Access and support in higher education‘, is also being led by Dr Lisa Hartley, Dr Sally Baker, Dr Caroline Fleay and Dr Rachel Burke (University of Newcastle). It is funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education. The project will explore the complex barriers to higher education that people seeking asylum face in Australia, and evaluate university and community-level support for their participation. A report on the research is due to be published at the end of 2018.