Most of the universities whose graduates earn more after nine years in the workforce are in NSW and ACT. That suggests it’s more about where the best-paid jobs are than the universities themselves.
Completing two degrees at the same time can increase graduates’ rate of success in finding full-time work by up to 40%.
Graduate programs can be rich in scholarship and still prepare students for real-world careers.
When a degree is not enough, how can students make themselves more employable?
At least in the short term, employment opportunities for graduates seem to be increasing.
The relationship between higher education and labour market outcomes is overestimated and misinterpreted.
If Labor is to once again uncap university funding, vocational education reform is a vital.
New plans will speed students through an intensive training course, that will see them working cases in 12 weeks.
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.
New analysis reveals surprising insights into five key myths and misconceptions about Australian university student graduate outcomes.
Until you reach 25, employers can pay you less than your older colleagues.
Global economic realities shouldn’t deter African universities from continuing to push for massification. But they must do so armed with knowledge, lessons from elsewhere and strong funding models.
Don’t just rely on your degree certificate to get a job after university. Work on your employability too.
Confusing short-term jobs with long-term career outcomes is a distraction from the real issues in science higher education.
Young people are pressured into university and many end up in unsuitable courses. We need to recognise these realities and be clear about the purpose of higher education so it doesn’t lose its value.
It depends on what you mean by ‘graduates’.
If robots will take traditional graduate jobs, universities should be training students in borderless leadership skills.
With secure jobs hard to find, it’s easier for people from higher social classes to be in temporary work.
Graduates aren’t all working in coffee shops – they have fuelled growth in top jobs.
As debates rage on whether graduates are ‘over-educated’, researchers have looked at what’s actually happening to their jobs.