Be in my corner: the students' voice on university support services' accommodation of their needs
For those experiencing difficulties in their ability to participate and perform within the universities' structures, which may occur when students experience disability, illness or difficult personal circumstances, it is essential that the support services available can effectively accommodate their needs. There are suggestions that whilst many are benefiting from this support, others are having less positive experiences.
Research in Australia is highlighting the need for a more student-centred approach in the provision of university support. As such, this study sought to explore and understand students' beliefs regarding the extent to which university support services accommodate their needs. The findings reveal that effective support goes beyond the tangible to the affective. Author: Elizabeth Hutchins (2021)