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Access, Achievement, Accord 2024: The Australian Student Equity Symposium

Event Details
Western Sydney University, Bankstown City Campus, 74 Rickard Road, Bankstown NSW 2200
21 May 2024 8:30 am - 22 May 2024 4:30 pm

ACSES is hosting its inaugural ‘Access, Achievement, Accord 2024: The Australian Student Equity Symposium’ in Sydney on 21-22 May 2024.

The event will bring together university leaders, experts, policymakers, youth representatives, and practitioners from the field of higher education to discuss crucial matters concerning student equity against a backdrop of the Australian Universities Accord final report and recommendations.

‘Access, Achievement, Accord 2024’ will serve as a platform for sharing innovative ideas, exploring best practices, and addressing specific sector-wide challenges related to student equity in higher education.

The program will include keynote addresses by:

  • The Hon. Jason Clare MP, Minister for Education
  • Professor Mary O’Kane, Ministerial Accord Panel Chair
  • The Hon. Fiona Nash, Regional Education Commissioner
  • Dr Omar Khan, Chief Executive at TASO (Transforming Access and Student Outcomes in Higher Education)
  • The Hon. Ken Wyatt AM, Former Minister for Indigenous Australians
  • Professor Barney Glover AO, Jobs and Skills Commissioner

Registrations by invitation only

Due to limited attendance capacity, registration for this event is by invitation only. For questions about the event, please contacting the events team at

Posted 26 March 2024