Widening Participation and Outreach


Widening Participation and Outreach

Widening Participation and Outreach (WPO) enables students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to access higher education. This includes students from:

  • Low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds
  • Rural and regional areas
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds

To achieve this aim, we offer a range of pre-tertiary outreach programs that equip students with the skills, confidence and motivation they will need to succeed in their studies.

about us

About us

Discover what our aims are, who we work with how we enable students to succeed in higher education.

primary schools

Primary Schools

Find out how we’re encouraging curiosity, opportunity and a thirst for lifelong learning in our youngest students.

high schools

High Schools

Discover how we work with underrepresented high school students to build both awareness and preparedness for university.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Programs

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students on their academic journey and prepare them for success in tertiary studies. Learn more.


Work with us: Student Leaders and Volunteers

Discover how to volunteer or become a student leader, to facilitate key learning activities for Widening Participation and Outreach and assist us in carrying out our important work.



Our partners enable us to extend our reach and provide the programs that make a difference to students’ lives. Discover who we work with and how they enable us to achieve our goals.

events and news

Events & News

Find out what’s happening on campus and in the community or subscribe to our newsletter to be notified in advance of everything going on.

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Support Us

We want to continue to make a difference to the lives of students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.