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The surveyors start out with almost 100,000 graduate contacts, of whom less than 10% provide their supervisor’s details and of those supervisors, less than half participate in the survey. Shutterstock

Surveys are not the best way to measure the performance of Australian universities

An administrative link between a graduate's education and taxation records already exists, and it could be used to give us more accurate and detailed longitudinal analyses of graduate outcomes.
Our higher education system was devised 30 years ago, so perhaps it’s time for change. Archie Campbell/Flickr

The UK is rethinking university degrees and Australia should too

Degree apprenticeships are being rolled out in the UK. They bridge the gap between technical skills, employment and higher education. Is there scope for something similar in Australia?
Whether you have two majors or one, graduation is a celebration. Syda Productions/Shutterstock.com

Does it pay to get a double major in college?

Double-majoring is thought to broaden your horizons and give you more career options. A new look at seven years of U.S. census data tells us that there may be a financial benefit as well.
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Making college matter

Two simple yet powerful things students can do to ensure that they have a transformative undergraduate experience, no matter where they go to college.
Prospective uni students often talk about “wasting their ATAR”. Don’t worry about that, it’s not a thing. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Five things to think about when choosing a university course

How do you choose the right university, or the right degree? The whole process can seem daunting. What should you focus on? How do you weigh up the different elements involved?

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