Media Coverage

With our array of industry analysis and expert knowledge on the education and career sectors, we are often approached to provide commentary on key issues, contribute articles for publication, and supply data and performance ratings. Below is just some of the media coverage we have received lately.

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Today Weekend Agenda: Rising School Costs

While some parents debate the benefits of public or private school, many can’t afford the choice and are still seriously ...

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Victorian secondary schools face population squeeze as baby-boom generation comes of age

At Melton Secondary College, perched on the fringe of Melbourne’s north-western sprawl, teachers are forced to roster ...

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Victoria faces teacher shortage as student numbers surge

Hayley Dureau never planned on becoming a teacher. At high school, she wanted to be a doctor. ...

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Good Universities Guide 2019 measured CSU’s performance on various parameters

Charles Sturt University is a favourite among non-school leavers and first-generation students and its graduates are more ...

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Notre Dame tops national ratings

The good news continues to roll in for the only university in northern WA, recently topping a national educational survey. ...

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Federation University to strengthen international reputation

Federation University Australia’s new Pro-Vice Chancellor International says he will work to raise the university’s ...

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How to turn a love of sport into a full-time career

The future is looking bright for students who want to turn their passion for sport into a career. ...

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Which medical school is Australia’s most popular?

Don’t just look to the big cities for a satisfying medical education experience. ...

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How do pharmacy courses compare?

The Good Universities Guide 2019 has released pharmacy course ratings as well as the latest stats on grad employment and ...

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Students name top pharmacy schools

Pharmacy students have ranked James Cook University’s pharmacy course the best in Australia. ...

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University of Canberra records major jump in prestigious rankings

The University of Canberra has continued to rise in the world rankings, leaping ahead to sit among the world’s top 300 ...

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No need to run race to come first

Afi Leota has a lot to be proud of. Enrolling at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) through its second-chance ...

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James Cook University awarded five stars for graduate employment by The Good Universities Guide

James Cook University has been awarded five stars for graduate employment ratings for the eighth year in a row. ...

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UTAS responds to Good Universities Guide ratings

The University of Tasmania has said its core focus remains on “providing excellence in teaching and research”, playing ...

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Just how good are your universities?

Last week The Good Universities Guide was released. ...

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University of Canberra continues to rise in rankings

The University of Canberra is now considered to be among the world’s top 300 universities, according to the 2019 Times ...

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Rankings deliver a cold shower

The University of Newcastle has slipped for the third consecutive year in the prestigious Times Higher Education global ...

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UNSW shines with five-star rating

UNSW Sydney has scored top marks for five key performance indicators in The Good Universities Guide. ...

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CQU ranked among the world’s top 2 per cent of universities

In the recently released, Good Universities Guide 2019, CQUniversity was awarded five stars over six categories, including ...

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SCU scores top ratings in several categories

Southern Cross University has scored above average marks compared to other universities in several categories including ...

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USQ tops The Good Universities Guide for second year running

The University of Southern Queensland has topped The Good Universities Guide’s rankings in employability and starting ...

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Top Aussie universities revealed amid stark warning on funding cuts

The world’s most prestigious university rankings have come with a stark warning as “declining” Australian ...

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CSU graduates retain highest employment rate

Charles Sturt University is ranked number one in Australia for graduate outcomes and Wagga Wagga is no exception. ...

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Notre Dame and ECU top Good University Guide ratings

An annual ratings guide out today shows The University of Notre Dame Australia and Edith Cowan University as the ...

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UOW tops NSW in several Good Universities Guide categories

Students looking to pursue careers in engineering and medicine would do well to go to the University of Wollongong. ...

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Good guide to universities for first-in-family students

The Good Universities Guide first appeared in the early ‘90s, when the Dawkins system was getting going. As universities ...

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Bond University wins prestigious title of best university in Australia from The Good Universities Guide

A Gold Coast university has been named as the best in the country for student experience. ...

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Charles Sturt University’s good score card

Charles Sturt University (CSU) students get a job quicker and earn more money than the national average, new data shows. ...

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University of Notre Dame scores highly in The Good Universities Guide

The University of Notre Dame Australia has achieved five star ratings in seven of 14 categories in The Good Universities ...

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USQ leads the way in graduate employment and rates

The University of Southern Queensland leads the way in graduate employment rates and median starting salary, according to ...

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University is a means to an end, not an end in itself

Charles Sturt University has again topped the nation for boasting the highest percentage of graduates who find full-time ...

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State-topping rankings in 2019 Good Universities Guide

The University of Wollongong’s standing among Australia’s leading teaching and learning institutions has been ...

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UTAS receives five-star ratings

The University of Tasmania is among the top universities in the country for social equity, graduate starting salary, and ...

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Some universities miss the mark on student outcomes

An Australian universities rating has ranked the best and worst universities for a number of student experience and outcome ...

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CSU retain highest graduate employment rate

Charles Sturt University (CSU) has again been recognised as having the number one position in Australia for Graduate ...

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UNE receives mixed results in 2019 Good Universities Guide

Students from the University of New England wanting a high-paying job when they graduate may be in luck, according to The ...

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CDU makes top five in attracting first generation students

Almost 40 per cent of students attending Charles Darwin University are the first in their family to attend university. ...

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University of the Sunshine Coast Earns Five Star Rating

The University of the Sunshine Coast has been recognised for supporting the study dreams of people from disadvantaged ...

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First in family metric rounds out Good Universities Guide

School leavers and others thinking about heading to university now have a new metric to weigh up when considering their ...

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University of New England ranks well for student experience

Top marks have been awarded to the University of New England for overall student experience by The Good Universities Guide. ...

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Good pay and job prospects for USQ graduates

The 2019 Good Universities Guide has been released and it is giving students and parents plenty to think about. ...

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First generation student shares experience as Good Education Guide adds new category

The Good Universities Guide will feature a ‘first generation’ five-star rating for the first time in 2019. ...

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Queensland universities at top of the class for student experience

Queensland universities have proved their mettle against the nation’s best in the latest Good University Guide, released ...

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How Victorian universities fare for graduate employment and salaries

Graduates of some of Victoria’s top-rated universities have among the lowest rates of employment and starting pay. ...

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Schools in Braybrook are front runners in VCE results

Secondary schools in Braybrook have topped VCE academic results when compared among other schools in Maribyrnong, new data ...

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Stonnington high schools among best in state

Stonnington schools have ranked among the state’s best performers. ...

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St Albans is top of the class

St Albans Secondary College is the best performing Brimbank school based on VCE results, according to Good Education Group. ...

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Werribee school shines in VCE

A select-entry government school has topped the list of Wyndham’s best-performing schools for VCE results. ...

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Pharmacy in the United States vs. Australia: The differences and similarities

Pharmacists and pharmacy managers make the top three highest-paying jobs for Americans, according to a new analysis of ...

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How to make the most of university open days

There’s a lot of razzle-dazzle at university open days, from sample law lectures, hands-on science activities, tours ...

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Making a difference through Agribusiness study

Agriculture is big business in 2018. A far cry from the self-sustaining communities before the industrial revolution, the ...

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Children’s reading and writing skills gone to the dogs

Developing children’s reading ability is about confidence as much as smarts and having a gentle, non-judgmental audience ...

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Story Dogs make reading fun at Glenferrie Primary

The latest teaching aid to help Glenferrie Primary School students improve their literacy skills has arrived and he has four ...

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University of Wollongong climbs in World University Rankings

The University of Wollongong has climbed 14 places in the latest set of world rankings, placing 218th in the world and 11th ...

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University of Newcastle improves in University Rankings

The University of Newcastle has risen 33 places in the CWUR World University Rankings, but has slipped in performance when ...

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Four Australian universities lead in new global ranking

Four Australian universities have appeared in the top 100 in the latest world rankings, with the nation’s top-ranked ...

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Experts call for bigger schools, better planning in Victoria’s education squeeze

Supersized schools are being proposed to cater for booming student numbers, with soaring enrolments prompting one school to ...

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Balancing theory with practice

Preventing mismatches between academic qualifications and job requirements is crucial to curb the rising trend of ...

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The university degree that gives students the best chance of finding work

University students across the world face the issue of finding work once their studies have been completed, but recent ...

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The most popular and least popular Australian bachelor degrees

Health degrees are more than twice as popular as they were in 2001, in a sign Australian students are paying attention to ...

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Hoppers Crossing Secondary College farewells long-time teacher and principal

He’s been part of the furniture for the past 34 years – but last week Hoppers Crossing Secondary College farewelled ...

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Interview with Radio Adelaide: Was your university degree worth it?

It’s that time of the year again, where university graduations are happening and thousands of undergraduates are joining ...

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View potential schools from home with online virtual tours

Families can now tour some of Australia’s elite schools without leaving home. ...

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Interview with ABC News Perth: Is university worth the cost?

The Federal Government is considering reducing the threshold where students need to start paying back their HECS-HELP debt.  ...

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Interview with ABC News: Are degrees worth the debt?

Amid the excitement and relief at finishing a university degree, students are also graduating with tens of thousands of ...

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High-paying jobs aren’t a sure thing, experts say

As thousands of students around Australia throw their academic caps into the sky this month, many of them will be left ...

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Australian universities are leading the world in business research, data reveals

Australia is a global leader when it comes to researching business topics, data analysis has revealed. ...

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A university degree can lead to a bright future, or disappointment

In 2011, Sarah Doyle enrolled in a four-year university degree, studying a Bachelor of Behavioural Science and Counselling ...

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The future of jobs will be technology-driven

The jobs of the future will be tech-heavy, portable and, most interestingly, they will put the worker in the driver’s seat. ...

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STEM sector not always the ideal place to secure a job

There is a common belief that if graduates want to stay ahead of the competition and increase their chances of a lucrative ...

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St Margaret’s high achievers not captured by OP stats

The principal of one of Brisbane’s elite girls’ schools has defended the Ascot institution’s academic performance ...

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Jobs of the future in demand at Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Asia Pacific’s emerging innovation hub, the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) will generate demand for ...

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Building knowledge and skills

There will always be a need for postgraduate business qualifications, but in a crowded market, where does the MBA fit in? ...

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WA uni students flocking to healthcare courses as enrollments more than double over 12 years

Growing numbers of students are flocking to study healthcare courses at WA universities, an analysis of enrolment trends ...

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School squeeze

Melbourne’s skyrocketing population is putting enormous pressure of the state’s education system. ...

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The ‘easiest and the hardest’ university courses to get into in 2017

As this year’s round of new graduates start the process of applying to universities around the country, a lot of ...

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City school-leavers look to future in agriculture

Georgia Osborne did not grow up on a farm, nor did she seriously consider studying agriculture when she was in high school. ...

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University overseas: Why you should consider studying abroad

A recent study found that 33% of students studying overseas were inspired through an appetite for adventure. A further 26% ...

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Working as a surveyor in Australia

There has never been a better time to be a surveyor in Australia. Rapid growth in job openings (5,001 and 10,000 over the 5 ...

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USQ comments on student completion rates

The University of Southern Queensland has labelled a Federal Government report showing the university’s low completion ...

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Getting it right over boarding schools

Deciding if boarding is right for a child can be an overwhelming ­process. ...

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Guide helps narrow degree of choice

If you’re a looking to move into a university degree next year perhaps some recent data from The Good University Guide can ...

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It’s a baby boom: Melbourne suburbs attracting thousands of new families

Young families in their thousands are flocking to a handful of suburbs in Melbourne, leading to an explosion in the under-18 ...

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Best universities for jobs: Top 21 for graduate employability – Part 3

Age is no barrier to achieving positive outcomes for jobseekers. ...

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Best universities for jobs: Top 21 for graduate employability – Part 2

With more than 40 per cent of today’s jobs predicted to vanish within 10 years due to automation, the workplace has never ...

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Best universities for jobs: Top 21 for graduate employability – Part 1

Will your university degree get you a job? ...

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Notre Dame excels

A university with a campus in Broome has received five-star ratings in a record number of categories, according to a highly ...

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Higher learning is a societal good for all

Education Minister Simon Birmingham is being disingenuous when he says: “Less than half of all school-leavers go to uni so ...

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Top marks for Southern Cross University in The Good Universities Guide

Students rate Southern Cross University’s personalised and engaging support as one of the best reasons to study there, ...

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Students lay out their wishlist as the University of New England expands Tamworth services

Excitement is building amid moves by the University of New England to bring face-to-face teaching opportunities to the ...

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Royal Australian College of GPS wants pay increase per consultation

GPs should be paid one-fifth more to treat their patients, according to a peak doctors’ group. ...

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TNQ’s tertiary institutions score top marks in latest university rankings

TNQ’s two tertiary institutions, CQUniversity and James Cook University, are scoring top marks when it comes to graduate ...

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Charles Sturt University alumni are job Rready

Good Education Group have released a new report, the results showing that Charles Sturt University (CSU) has a higher ...

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These are the universities your kids should be applying to for 2018

Offers are coming out, so it’s time to get educated. ...

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Sunshine Coast graduates struggling to find work

University of the Sunshine Coast executive Professor Birgit Lohmann concedes there are challenges facing the area, as latest ...

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Let’s go west: WA graduates get paid the most in the country

New research has shown that graduates from Western Australia (WA) have the highest average salaries in the country. ...

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Students rank the top 10 pharmacy schools

Pharmacy students have ranked James Cook University’s (JCU) pharmacy course the best in Australia.  ...

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Charles Sturt University getting on with the job: graduates top employment list

A focus on quality teaching has helped push Charles Sturt University to the top of the list for graduates finding jobs. ...

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University of Southern Queensland graduates are the highest paid in nation

The University of Southern Queensland has cemented its position as one of Australia’s leading universities, ...

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