Social workers among the highest earners at graduation

This month’s analysis reveals that graduates from courses in one of the most accessible fields of study are also amongst the best paid. Social work is a highly regulated profession that has been in existence for over 100 years. Social workers have supported Australians through every major crisis — from world wars, bushfires, floods, droughts and economic recessions to global

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ATARs and graduate employment rates in Creative Arts courses

As we continue to explore and challenge the relationship between ATAR scores and graduate employment outcomes, our latest analysis looks at courses in Creative Arts. It’s important for prospective students to look beyond low ATAR requirements and average national employment rates. Creative Arts courses require some of the lowest ATAR scores of any field. This year, The Good Universities Guide

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Cost of schooling just one part of the equation

When the 2019 Planning for Education Index was released in January, there was a flurry of media coverage across the country. The report detailed the estimated cost for educating a child born in 2019, with the intention of preparing parents not only for the projected expense of tuition but all the other ‘little’ things that hit the wallet, such as

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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.


There’s more to schools than academic results

Parents generally want their kids to flourish in the classroom, so it’s little surprise that evidence of academic performance is at the top of wish lists when it comes to choosing a school.


Werribee school shines in VCE

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


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 after Queensland’s 2017 OP rankings placed it outside the top 100.


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 students have a specific number in mind.


The Australian Universities with the best employment rates

Are you a Year 12 student working your butt off to ensure you achieve a high enough ATAR score to attend the prestigious Melbourne University, or Sydney University?


Ballarat Secondary College one of most improved schools in state

A plan to turn around Ballarat Secondary College results with high expectations, self belief, a safe learning environment and best-practice teaching methods has seen the school’s VCE results draw level and surpass some Melbourne private schools.