- Charles Sturt ranked number one for full-time employment of graduates among all Australian universities
- Good Universities Guide reveals 86 per cent of Charles Sturt graduates in full-time employment within four months of graduating
- University also achieves industry-leading outcomes in study areas of agriculture, environmental studies, business and management, computing, communications, humanities, law, nursing, psychology, social work and veterinary science
Charles Sturt University has maintained its ranking as Australia’s leading university for full-time graduate employment rates, according to figures and rankings which will be published in the Good Universities Guide (GUG) 2021/22.
The latest GUG figures, released on Monday 2 August, reveal Charles Sturt continues to lead the way for the rates of undergraduate employment, with 86 per cent of graduates finding full-time employment within four months.
The University also ranked in the top five Australian universities for postgraduate employment, teaching quality, educational experience and starting salaries (mean salary of $95,000).
The GUG will publish that Charles Sturt achieved nation-leading outcomes in the study areas of agriculture, environmental studies, business and management, computing, communications, humanities, law, nursing, psychology, social work and veterinary science.
Charles Sturt Interim Vice-Chancellor Professor John Germov was delighted to again see Charles Sturt at the top of the higher education sector for graduate employment rates, saying it was a testament to the University’s commitment to produce career-ready graduates.
“Charles Sturt University strives to ensure we develop graduates with the skills and knowledge to thrive in their chosen careers,” he said.
“These results are a testament to the quality of the teaching we deliver and the strength of the relationships the University has with industry which enable our students to engage in valuable practical work experience over the course of their studies.
“Charles Sturt University has a superb record in graduate employment outcomes, one which our students value and which we are justifiably proud of.”
In addition to the Charles Sturt’s performance in the GUG, the University has been a star performer in the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS), achieving the number one rank for graduate full-time employment for the last five years.