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Curtin is WA’s number one for undergraduate employment

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Curtin University has cemented its place as Western Australia’s top public university for undergraduate employment, according to the latest Good Universities Guide released today.

For the fifth year in a row, Curtin has outranked all other WA public universities for undergraduate outcomes in full-time employment, starting salary and staff qualification.

The independent ranking of Australian universities has revealed 74 per cent of Curtin’s undergraduate students are in full-time employment within four months of finishing their degrees, earning the highest median starting salary among WA public university graduates.

Curtin also has the highest proportion of PhD qualified staff, demonstrating the University’s steadfast commitment to offering a world-class education to its students.

Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne said the outstanding results reaffirmed Curtin’s reputation for producing career-ready graduates.

“It is a testament to our high-quality educators, outstanding learning experience, and invaluable industry connections, which equip students with sought-after skills from the moment they graduate,” Professor Hayne said.

“It is particularly exciting to see Curtin with a five-star rating for staff qualifications, with the focus on ensuring students are supported and prepared for the jobs of the future.”

The Good Universities Guide 2024 also revealed top results for Curtin’s postgraduate coursework students, with 81 per cent in full-time employment following graduation.

Curtin’s other leading outcomes at an undergraduate field of study level include:

Rated #1 in WA

  • 9 out of 19 fields of study for undergraduate full-time employment

Rated #1 in Australia

  • Agriculture & Environment – Learner Engagement and Skills Development

Five-star rating

  • Engineering & Technology; Science & Mathematics; and Social Work – FT Employment
  • Creative Arts; and Pharmacy – Overall Experience
  • Agriculture & Environment; and Social Work – Learner Engagement
  • Agriculture & Environment – Skills Development
  • Creative Arts – Learning Resources

For more on the Good Universities Guide 2024, visit here.

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