Lisa Andrewartha

Senior Research Officer and Senior Project Coordinator, Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research, La Trobe University
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Experience

  • –present
    Senior Research Officer and Senior Project Coordinator, La Trobe University

Education

  • 2005 
    RMIT, Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) (Hons)

Publications

  • 2017
    Employability and student equity in higher education: the role of university careers services, Australian Journal of Career Development.
  • 2017
    Overcoming adversity: the strengths of care leavers in Australian higher education, International Studies in Widening Participation.
  • 2017
    Student voice and influence on employability in higher education, Student voice and influence on employability in higher education. Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability.
  • 2016
    Towards a national policy framework for care leavers in Australian higher education, In Philip Mendes and Pamela Snow (Eds), Young people Transitioning from care: International research, policy and practice. Palgrave.
  • 2016
    Out of reach? University for people from low socio-economic status backgrounds, In A. Harvey, C. Burnheim, & M. Brett (Eds.), Student equity in Australian higher education: Twenty-five years of A Fair Chance for All. Chapter 5 (pp. 69-86). Singapore: Springer Publishing.
  • 2016
    Care leavers in Australian higher education towards evidence-based practice, Developing Practice: The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal.
  • 2015
    A forgotten cohort? Including people from out-of-home care in Australian higher education policy, Australian Journal of Education.
  • 2014
    Willing and enabled: the academic outcomes of a tertiary enabling program in regional Australia, Australian Journal of Adult Learning.
  • 2013
    Dr Who? Equity and diversity among university postgraduate and higher degree cohorts, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Supporting younger veterans to succeed in higher education
    Role:
    Chief Investigator and Project Manager
    Funding Source:
    Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Australian Government
  • 2015
    Attracting and supporting care leavers from low socio-economic status backgrounds
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Department of Education and Training, Australian Government
  • 2015
    Improving the employability of students from low socio-economic status backgrounds
    Role:
    Chief Investigator and Project Manager
    Funding Source:
    Department of Education and Training, Australian Government
  • 2014
    University access and achievement of people from out-of-home care backgrounds
    Role:
    Chief Investigator and Project Manager
    Funding Source:
    National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education