Prepare refugee high school students for uni life

Macquarie supports high school students from refugee backgrounds in their transition into higher education by matching them with student mentors.

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LEAP UP - Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) program

Macquarie University's LEAP (Learning, Education Aspiration, Participation) program comprises of a variety of school and community engagement initiatives that:

  • raise aspirations
  • create possibilities
  • actively support students from disadvantaged backgrounds to successfully participate in higher education.

LEAP is funded by the Commonwealth Government's Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP).

Visit our LEAP - Macquarie Mentoring (Refugee Mentoring) program page for more information about the program or to apply to become a mentor.