- Charles Sturt University tops 2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey for full-time employment of undergraduates
- 90.7 per cent of Charles Sturt graduates in full-time employment within 4-6 months - more than 10 per cent above the national average
- 2023 Good Universities Guide ranked Charles Sturt number one in Australia for undergraduate full-time employment for the sixth consecutive year
Charles Sturt University’s peerless record for graduate employment has been confirmed with the Graduate Outcome Survey (GOS) revealing the University’s graduates are in full-time employment at a higher rate than any other Australian university.
Conducted by the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, the results of the 2022 GOS show 90.7 per cent of Charles Sturt undergraduates are in full-time employment approximately 4-6 months after completing their studies.
Not only is this figure the highest among Australia’s 43 universities it is also:
- 3.8 per cent higher than the next best university
- More than 10 per cent above the national average
- An increase of 6.1 per cent on Charles Sturt’s result in the 2021 edition of the GOS
Not only are Charles Sturt’s graduates finding full-time employment in unrivalled numbers, they are also among the best paid graduates in Australia, earning an average salary of $72,000.
This is the fifth highest figure among Australian universities and is $4000 more than the national average.
Charles Sturt University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Renée Leon (inset), said the 2022 GOS results were further evidence of the University’s record of producing sought-after, career-ready graduates.
“Charles Sturt University graduates have the skills and knowledge to thrive in their chosen careers as soon as they enter the workforce,” she said.
“These results are testament to the quality of our teaching, and the strength and value of the relationships our students forge with industry leaders as they engage in workplace learning through the course of their studies.
“Charles Sturt University has a superb record in graduate employment outcomes, one which our students value and we are justifiably proud.
The survey revealed outstanding results for Charles Sturt’s undergraduate disciplines aligned with rehabilitation (96.5 per cent graduates in full-time employment),pharmacy (96.2 per cent), veterinarian science (89.9 per cent) and engineering (87.5 per cent).
The 2022 GOS results come on the back of the 2023 Good Universities Guide ranking Charles Sturt number one in Australia for undergraduate full-time employment for the sixth consecutive year.