Welcoming students to the mathematics community: obstacles to “belonging”

Noel-Ann Bradshaw, Tony Mann


This paper reflects on some of the obstacles which lead some students, particularly those from non-traditional academic backgrounds, to question whether they “belong” to the mathematics community.


Retention; transition; student success; belonging; community; barriers; attainment gap.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21100/msor.v19i2.1268


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