2019 Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards
We are excited and proud to announce that our LEAP-UP Macquarie Mentoring program has taken out the Equity and Opportunity category at this year's Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.
Widening Participation Fundraising Trek
The Widening Participation Unit will celebrate 2018 Refugee Week with a fundraising walk to support the financial hardship of students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. View our WPU 2018 Trek Expression of Interest Flyer for more information.
Sweetest Memory Project
The Widening Participation Unit are seeking volunteers to collaborate with us to create a unique project that raises cultural awareness and funds to support the financial hardship experienced by students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. If you are from a refugee or asylum seeker background and would like to be part of this meaningful project, do view our Sweetest Memory Expression of Interest Flyer for more information.
Widening Participation Strategic Framework 2018 - 2023
We are excited to announce that the Executive Group has endorsed the Widening Participation Strategic Framework 2018 - 2023.
2018 LEAP - Partnership Engagement Grant
The 2018 LEAP - Partnership Engagement Grant was launched on 21st March 2018 for projects that offer innovative and targeted support for students from low Socio Economic Status (SES) backgrounds, to promote their access and participation in higher education. Expressions of interest are due on 4 April 2018. View our LEAP Partnership Engagement Grant flyer for more information.
The LEAP - Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) Biennial Report 2015-2016 is now available
Have a look at our program highlights for 2015-2016, read testimonials from the teachers and students we work with and find out why our mentors like the program so much. All in Supporting high school students from refugee backgrounds Biennial Report 2015-2016. (PDF 2.97 MB)
NSW Humanitarian Award 2016
Macquarie University’s LEAP – Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) Program has been recognised with the NSW Humanitarian Award 2016 in Education. More details http://www.mq.edu.au/newsroom/2016/06/20/macquarie-university-refugee-mentoring-program-winner-of-nsw-humanitarian-award-2016/#ixzz4F6g9voEQ