‘Taking your mob with you’: giving voice to the experiences of Indigenous Australian postgraduate students

@inproceedings{Barney2013TakingYM,
  title={‘Taking your mob with you’: giving voice to the experiences of Indigenous Australian postgraduate students},
  author={Katelyn Barney},
  year={2013}
}
Indigenous Australian postgraduate students experience different barriers from those encountered by non-Indigenous students. In the transition from undergraduate to postgraduate study, Indigenous students are more likely to come from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds, have lower personal incomes and lack family and other networks supportive of engagement with tertiary, and especially postgraduate, study. While there is a growing literature on Indigenous participation in higher education… CONTINUE READING