The 5 best Australian universities for getting a job
By Ravi Chandra Sharma 2017-11-07 12:07:34 122
With world-class universities to rival the big guns you find in UK and US, Australia offers some of the best education in the world.
The land down under is hot on the heels of these more established institutes, turning out some impressive standings in world university rankings.
On top of this, you get the opportunity to study in one of the world’s top travel destination – breath-taking beaches and outback of this beautiful country is sure to spellbind you.
When doing your research and checking out potential unis, you’ll obviously want to know what your employability odds are like once you’ve graduated.
Taking from the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018, we’ve compiled a list of the top schools for getting a job to guide you through the tricky decision.
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney is renowned for churning out professionals who made a mark in their chosen filed and dazzled the world with their professional insights. It ranks fourth in the world for graduate employability and remains top in Australia. When it comes to employer-student connections, it scores super high and does fairly well on all other indicators - Employer reputation, Partnerships with Employers per Faculty, Alumni outcomes, and Graduate employment rate.
The university works assiduously in arranging networking events and workshops, career fairs etc. to get you in front of your dream employer …. And vice versa.
University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne climbed four places to rank seventh in the world for graduate employability this year and notches up the highest score among all Australian universities for its Graduate Employment Rate (ranked 10th globally).
Their approach is definitely working as the university boasts four Australian prime ministers among its alumni, plus other successful figures such as Barry Humphries and Germaine Greer.
University of New South Wales
University of New South Wales is a new entrant into the graduate employability list, coming in at 36th place. It has recently been awarded the five-stars for “Getting a job” by The Good Universities Guide. UNSW also scored the maximum five-star rating in four other key performance areas: student retention, starting salary, staff-student ratio and student demand.
University of Queensland
This year, the University of Queensland finds place in the top 50 universities for graduate employability in the world. Boasting a higher graduate employment rate than the national average, UQ extends its students a free online employability course and has other initiatives to help maximize students’ success, such as short-term global experiences ,student exchange programs, career workshops, internships, and more.
University of Technology, Sydney
Coming in at number 69 in the world, UTS places 76 percent of its graduates into full-time or part time employment three months after completion of their course.
No surprises then that it scored highest on graduate employment rate, but also clocked up great scores in employer reputation and employer-student connections.