University of Newcastle Centre of Excellence for Higher Education Equity report reveals gender-based violence survivors need more support

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated June 28 2022 - 10:40pm, first published 7:00pm
Hurdle: Professor Penny Jane Burke said research examined how gender based violence impacted access to and participation in higher education.

UNIVERSITIES have been urged to make changes to better support students who have experienced gender based violence, including providing additional training for their counselling and support services, improving campus safety and introducing scholarships to help survivors.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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