A comparative analysis of ethnic minority students’ strategies and their experienced barriers and opportunities for realizing success in Higher Education in China and Flanders (Belgium).

01 March 2016 → 31 August 2019
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Social work
    • Other sociology and anthropology
China and Flanders Ethnic inequality higher education
Project description

This study explores through qualitative research in one HE institution in Flanders and one HE institution in China, the experienced barriers and opportunities for ethnic minorities in obtaining educational success in HE. This study considers the importance of ethnic identities and networks, HE policies and pedagogy and curriculum, experiences of racism and discrimination and students strategies in obtaining HE qualifications.