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Ten years post-GFC, grads still struggling: Grattan report

Don’t get entranced by dazzling headlines: overall, Australian university graduates are still limping towards meaningful employment. “New graduates are still less likely to get a full-time job than a decade ago…” a new Grattan report provides. Mapping Australian higher education ...

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USYD reinvents the internship, for better or worse

This year’s Australian Financial Review Higher Education Summit, held at USYD, did not solely focus on education. Crucially, careers also got a look-in, as graduate jobs likely remain hard to come by. USYD’s vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence AC directly tackled this ...

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Value of degrees in decline: HILDA report

The annual Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey bears bad news for graduates. Released this week, it shows that while the more educated generally fare better across several social and economic outcomes, such outcomes aren’t as good as ...

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International graduates’ degrees working

International students are overwhelmingly satisfied with their study experience for good reason: Australian degrees make them highly employable. A survey of 3,800 international graduates by the Australian Universities International Directors’ Forum (AUIDF) has found, “That graduate employment trends for international graduates are comparable ...

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