Tag: student retention

1
Oct

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 down the significance of The Good Universities Guide 2019.

27
Sep

UNSW shines with five-star rating

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

26
Sep

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.

26
Sep

University of Newcastle ranks highly in social equity rating

The University of Newcastle has gained top marks in two categories in the 2019 Good Universities Guide, released on Monday, which placed UoN in the top twenty per cent of Australian universities for overall student experience and social equity. According to the annual index more than a quarter of the university’s undergraduate students were from disadvantaged backgrounds, earning it a fourth place in the Guide’s ‘social equity’ ranking in Australia,
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26
Sep

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 have expanded enrolments and changed how they teach, the guide has grown with them – providing information for starting students on what it all means.

25
Sep

Support crucial for First Generation students

Going to university is a substantial achievement for anybody but for an individual who is the first in their family to do so, a tertiary education is particularly significant.

24
Sep

State-topping rankings in 2019 Good Universities Guide

The University of Wollongong’s standing among Australia’s leading teaching and learning institutions has been reaffirmed, receiving five stars and ranking ahead of all other NSW universities in several categories in the 2019 Good Universities Guide.

24
Sep

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.

24
Sep

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.

1
Dec

USQ comments on student completion rates

The University of Southern Queensland has labelled a Federal Government report showing the university’s low completion rate as “misleading”.