Patrick Evans


What does the Federal Budget mean for education?

We take a look at our schools, parents and institutions fared after the release of the 2019 Budget.


Seeking aspiring student writers

Do you know of any students with a flair for words and writing? Have you got students that are considering a career in journalism, media or communications? We know students want to hear from other students. That’s why Good Education Group is seeking blog contributions for our multiple publications, many that you may already be familiar with, including The Good

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Good Education Group appears in UK publication

Studies in Australia (SIA) has further solidified its place within the international education sphere by featuring in UK company Tutora’s A Complete University Application Guide: More Offers, No More Stress. SIA, Good Education Group’s international student resource, contributed a checklist for the guide’s study abroad chapter, which covers choosing a course and campus, submitting an application and preparing for the

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Balancing act: Work, study and AFLW

The AFLW has taken Australia by storm in 2017 and ushered in a new era for football, culminating in last Saturday’s Grand Final between the Brisbane Lions and Adelaide. With sell-out opening round matches and venue changes to accommodate eager supporters, the competition has been as successful as the AFL could have hoped. 


Busting the myths on agriculture studies

In 1986, less than a tenth of Australian farmers had some form of further education; 25 years later, that number was close to a third. 


Should you bother with postgraduate study?

Graduate employment has hit a low of around 65 per cent, with more than a third of bachelor degree graduates still seeking full-time work four months after graduation.


Dollars for scholars abound

There’s a PhD scholarship for platypus enthusiasts at UNSW; retailer Forever New offers cash, employment and a Paris trip to design students;


It pays to shop around for your education

The new edition of The Good Universities Guide has now been released, with this year pushing the value of ‘shopping around’ to find the best education provider. In particular, our data shows the benefits students will gain by exploring a broader range of education options, with regional universities revealed as strong performers for teaching quality and student employability. How do regional universities fare

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Q & A: How do you pick the right school for your child?

To coincide with the launch of the new 2016 edition of The Good Schools Guide, our team answered questions and comments from Herald Sun readers on how to choose the best school for your child and why private schools are no guarantee of academic success. Q: Private schools always get better overall scores than other schools. Why? — Anantha Teja Alaparthi, via Facebook A: Hi

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What I’d wish I’d known – Life lessons for new starters

Heading off to university or TAFE this year? It you’re like most would-be students, these carefree posts-HSC days are increasingly being crowded out by thoughts of what comes next. To help you out, those in the know – from high-achieving students to career experts – share what they wish they had known before they arrive on campus. Get experience outside the classroom

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