USQ supports a significant number of social justice activities and programs aimed at increasing access and participation, and retention and success of students from disadvantaged equity groups including students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds and Indigenous students.
The Office of Social Justice has oversight of a range of equity programs funded, in part, from the Commonwealth's Higher Education Participation and Partnership program (HEPPP). The nature, scale and scope of these activities are outlined in the 2012 Social Justice program (PDF* 609KB) which was recently highlighted by the Vice-Chancellor, in her keynote address delivered during the 4th Annual Social Inclusion in Education Conference held in Melbourne in September 2012
The Office of Social Justice is also responsible for managing a range of internal competitive and non-competitive grant schemes under HEPPP including the Equity Incentive (EIF) competitive grants scheme.
For further information contact the Executive Officer, Office of Social Justice, or telephoning +61 7 4631 1673.
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