We need to keep in mind that education has benefits beyond what graduates earn and contribute to the economy.
We should keep in mind that education is valuable beyond graduate earning capacity, and that what a student learns during their education can have little to do with why they earn more.
Attending an elite university appears to play a comparatively small role in determining a graduate’s starting salary.
Attending an elite university plays a small role in an undergraduate's starting salary compared to other factors, such as high ATAR, the field of study they chose and the region in which they work.
A new report has drilled down into how much graduates from particular courses earn. What does it mean for universities?
Is it realistic to say graduates gain a million-dollar advantage over non-graduates?
The main reason given for planned subsidy cuts to university courses has been that, with a degree, graduates will earn “a million dollars more”. Figure 1 shows how the May Budget compared graduate incomes…
Graduates from Australia’s prestigious sandstone universities earn more over their lifetime.
Graduates from the prestigious Group of Eight and technology universities earn more than graduates from the lesser known…
Next step the world of work… but how much are the guys getting?
Nottingham Trent University
The gender pay gap between women and men graduates has long been an indicator of pay disparities later along the career path…