Are you our new LGBTIQA+ Student Researcher?

VicSRC is looking for a Student Researcher to help lead the VicSRC LGBTIQA+ Student Empowerment Project.


Expressions of Interest are now open for VicSRC's new co-researcher position, a student-identified role that will help us research Queer students' experiences across Victoria.

Supported by the YACVic HEY Grant, this student co-researcher role will hold a leadership position within the LGBTIQA+ Student Empowerment Project.

The ‘LGBTIQA+ Student Empowerment Project’ will provide a platform for LGBTIQA+ secondary students to share their education experiences and brainstorm solutions to support positive outcomes. This project will be led by an LGBTIQA+ Student Researcher, collaborating with other Victorian Queer secondary students to advocate for their needs and improve the school experience for LGBTIQA+ identifying students.

This project exists because of the Healthy Equal Youth (HEY) initiative, an annual grant supported by YACVic. The grant is available for projects and initiatives aimed at improving the overall mental health and wellbeing of LGBTIQA+ young Victorians.

VicSRC has created this position with student voice in mind, and as such the student researcher will lead the Student Empowerment Project, with ongoing support and training from VicSRC. The chosen applicant will design their own research question around LGBTIQA+ students’ experiences of discrimination and inclusion in schools, and how this impacts their learning and wellbeing.

Not only will this position be able to lead this program, but the successful applicant will be able to provide feedback to VicSRC, and represent the organisation in meetings and media opportunities. The researcher's impact will be felt all throughout the organisation

Applications for this position have been extended to the 16th of May. You can find the position description here.

This project is thanks to the YACVic's HEY Grant Initiative:

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