Links to additional resources

General links to additional resources and tools that may be helpful.

  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training

    Responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable child care; early childhood education, school education, post-school, higher education, international education and academic research. Funding body of the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE). Read more

  • Australian Youth Mentoring Network (AYMN): Mentor Factsheets

    AYMN has developed a series of factsheets to assist mentors build and maintain their relationship with their mentees. For subscribed AYMN members these factsheets are free, otherwise they are available for purchase from the AYMN webshopRead more

  • Bridges to Higher Education

    Bridges is a partnership of five Sydney universities working with schools and communities to improve the participation of students from communities under-represented in higher education. The Bridges website has a resources page which links through to videos, leaflets and additional websites that may be of interest and assistance to practitioners, parents and schools. Read more

  • Bridge to Study

    A widening participation initiative funded by HEPPP, the Bridge to Study website aims to encourage, inform and assist adults who have not previously completed Year 12 or who completed high school a long time ago, and are now preparing for entry into TAFE diploma and university degree programs. Read more

  • Campus Quest

    A Curtin AHEAD project initiative, Campus Quest aims to arm prospective university students with enough information to tackle the most challenging problems they might face at university. Read more

  • Challenging Racism Project

    The Challenging Racism Project (CRP) seeks to explain racism and anti-racism in an effort to encourage people/bystanders to take a pro-social stance against racism in our communities. Read more

  • Cultural Diversity and Inclusive Practice Toolkit (CDIP Toolkit)

    A core resource developed by Flinders University designed to assist all members of the community promote mutually respectful relationships and translate university policies and intentions into practice. The CDIP Toolkit is available under license from Flinders University. The license provides all materials that can be customised to suit the needs and branding of interested partner institutions. Read more

  • EdEquity Australia

    EdEquity Australia provides information and resources to assist universities and the VET sector improve access and support for all students and staff. It is also the primary website for all information and resources relating to EPHEA (Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia, formerly EOPHEA), the professional organisation for university and TAFE equity practitioners who work in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region. Read more

  • First In Family

    An Office for Learning and Teaching project, the First in Family website has been designed for current and prospective university students who are the first in their family to go to university, for their families, and for those who work within the higher education sector. Read more

  • Graduation: A Team Effort

    A Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction initiative focused on high school dropout prevention, intervention and re-engagement efforts. Read more

  • How to Choose Your Degree

    Depending on your long-term and short-term career goals, there may be a number of degree options available to you. This information sheet is designed to give you some information on how to choose the right degree for you. Read more

  • Inside Higher Ed

    A US-based online source for higher education news, opinion and jobs. Read more

  • Is University Right for Me?

    An information sheet designed to help you decide if university is the right option. Read more

  • LGBTI University Guide

    The Australian LGBTI University Guide was designed to give students information about how universities cater for diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity and for those with intersex status. The LGBTI University Guide offers a “snapshot of a period in time” and by the time a student visits the site, any given university may have improved its standing. Read more

  • Make Your Mark – Your Life & Further Education

    Provides information and introduces useful resources to people considering higher education, with the aim of raising their awareness of, and building aspirations towards tertiary study, whether through university, vocational education and training or a private college. Read more

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Higher Education Equity Initiatives

    An expert summary aimed at assisting practitioners who are commissioning, planning or commencing evaluations of equity initiatives in higher education by identifying key issues for consideration and outlining key sources of guidance on the planning and implementing of evaluation. Read more

  • My Big Tomorrow

    An initiative of the Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education at the University of Newcastle and funded via the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Programme, My Big Tomorrow aims to inspire young people to think more broadly about their future careers. Read more

  • MyUniversity

    The Australian Government Department of Education’s online higher education information service that provides information about Australia’s higher education providers. The website contains course and fee information, student demographics, student satisfaction and graduate destination survey results, student services and campus facilities details, research student numbers and scholarships information. Read more

  • Office for Learning & Teaching

    The OLT promotes and supports change in higher education institutions for the enhancement of learning and teaching. Read more

  • Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development Australia (OECD)

    The mission of the OECD is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. Read more

  • Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

    The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching website provides prospective students with relevant and transparent information about Australian universities from the perspective of recent students and graduates. Read more

  • Race and Justice in Higher Education (RJHE)

    Research associates at Race & Justice in Higher Education (RJHE) orient social justice through the lens of race and ethnicity. They examine the multiple facets of racial justice efforts at institutions of higher education, as well as explore ongoing activities, resistance, and challenges to diversity, equity, and change. Read more

  • Resilience Guide for Parents & Teachers

    The American Psychological Association has put together a guide aimed at assisting parents and teachers to build resilience in children and teenagers. Read more

  • The False Binaries of Western Privilege

    A presentation by Dr Cathy Cupitt. Read more

  • Unconscious Bias Tool: Give your own Unbiasing Workshop

    Google Australia’s Computer Science Outreach Summit held an ‘Unconscious Bias’ workshop, the materials for which have been made available to the public. Read more

  • What Does It Mean to be Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender?

    JourneyWorks Health Promotion and Health Education Publishing has produced a pamphlet exploring some commonly asked questions young people have about sexual orientation and gender identity. Designed for a general audience, this pamphlet is suitable for friends and family of gay youth, as well as for gay or questioning young people. Read more

  • What’s Uni Like?

    Charles Sturt University has developed a massive open online course (MOOC) to build students’ pre-tertiary achievement levels and explore aspects of the transition to university. Read more