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The demand driven system has opened up more university places, but not all equity groups are seeing an increase in their share. AAP

More students in higher ed, but it’s no more representative

The 2013 student data has been released, which includes information on access for groups of students under-represented in higher education. Lately, most of the attention has been on students from low socio-economic…
University fee increases in Australia and the UK haven’t deterred students from poorer backgrounds from attending university in the past. AAP

Fees and higher education: does social class make a difference?

In contemporary Australia, post-school education is necessary for most well-paid jobs. And so who gets access to education is important. University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis echoed many people’s…

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