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Students credit tutoring sessions with enhancing their ability to negotiate academia and successfully complete degrees. Centre for Aboriginal Studies

Tutors are key to reducing Indigenous student drop out rates

There has been an increase in Australian Indigenous students enrolling in university in the last 10 years, and we need to provide them with tutors to keep them there.
Producing brilliant graduates is one thing – developing and nurturing those who want to remain in academia is quite another. Jason Reed/Reuters

Universities must rethink how they retain and nurture young academics

Universities in South Africa have tried to "grow their own timber" in a bid to diversify staff bodies. These programs haven't been wildly successful. Why, and what can be done differently?

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