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Great job outcomes for our grads


A new report reveals promising prospects for University of Tasmania alumni.

It’s good news for graduates from the University of Tasmania.

Data from the latest 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal report shows employment outcomes for our alumni are above the national average.

The report released this month, reveals that more than nine out of 10 UTAS are in full-time employment, three years after finishing their degree.

This compares to the national average of 90 per cent.

The number of UTAS postgraduate students in full-time employment three years after completing their studies was 94 per cent. The national average was 93 per cent.

Across the nation, graduates had starting salaries of $58,700, which rose to $72,800 after three years in the workforce.

In a media release, Federal Minister for Education Dan Tehan said universities were a key driver of job creation, job growth, and productivity improvements in Australia.

Nationally, the most employable graduates appeared to be from Medicine, Rehabilitation, Veterinary Science, Engineering and Law.

The top 12 universities for medium-term employment prospects were:

University of Sydney 93.2 %

University of Notre Dame 92.7 %

University of Queensland 92.5 %

Australian Catholic University 92.4 per cent

Deakin University 91.8 %

University of Canberra 91.8 %

Charles Strut University 91.8 %

Bond University 91.3 %

University of Central Queensland 91.3 %

Swinburne University 91.1 %

University of Adelaide 91.1 %

University of Tasmania 91 %

SOURCE: Graduate Outcomes Survey, Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT).

Published on: 11 Oct 2019 11:40am