Higher Education

Tertiary Admissions Centres and Results

Australian Tertiary Admissions Centres are listed below, with links.  University entrance and results information.  ...read more »

Study Now

Study Now provides a searchable database of courses that can be studied in Australia or from around the world.  ...read more »

Grads Online

Information on university graduates' activities, salaries and jobs can be found here.  The data is based on the annual Australian Graduate Survey.

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Going to Uni

A very useful federal government resource with a Course Finder function, allowing a comparison of courses and higher education providers throughout Australia.  This website also provides information on fees, loans, HECS and scholarships.  ...read more »

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre is another rich source of information for university-bound students.  A Course Search function allows search by a range of criteria.  A “Guide to Tertiary Courses” can be downloaded here, and key application dates are listed. Information related to your application can be accessed via the “My Info” service.  There is also a number of tables helping with exam score conversions.  ...read more »

Training or Uni? The Choices Young People Make

December 2011     More teenage girls than boys head off to university, where as more teenage boys than girls choose vocational education and training (VET).   ...read more »

Girls Better Off With a University Degree

September 2011     New research shows that university study after the completion of Year 12 is the best pathway for young women, regardless of academic orientation.  ...read more »

Higher Education Enrolments on the Rise

September 2011     Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, has released new figures showing strong growth in higher education student numbers – with some of the greatest gains made by students from regional Australia.  ...read more »

Historic Bill Opens Up More Places at University

May 2011     Legislation introduced into Parliament will open up the opportunities of a university education to a broader range of Australian students.  The Higher Education Support Amendment (Demand Driven Funding System and Other Measures) Bill 2011 is fundamental to the Australian Government’s reforms to ensure that all Australians have the opportunity to gain a university education.

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Record Number of Australian Students at University

April 2011     More Australian students than ever before have the opportunity of a university education.  The Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, has welcomed data showing an estimated 50 000 additional undergraduate students are enrolled at Australian universities compared to 2009.  ...read more »

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