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Widening participation: does cultural capital really make a difference for first year students?
Government policy to widen participation at university is aimed at producing significant changes in the student demographic. This will likely increase the number of students from non-traditional backgrounds such as those ...
What do commencing undergraduate students expect from first year university?
(International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education, 2011)
The expectations of students entering their first year of undergraduate study in South Australia were investigated. Responses from 3,091 students allowed a comprehensive understanding of students’ expectations. Most ...
The significance of being first: A consideration of cultural capital in relation to “first in family” student’s choices of university and program. A Practice Report
(International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education, 2011-07)
This presentation explored the differences between expectations of first in family students and students who have immediate family members (parents, care givers, or siblings) who have attended university before them. The ...