Students at Charles Sturt University's Orange campus are more highly likely to secure undergraduate and postgraduate employment, according to figures and rankings in this year's Good Universities Guide (GUG).
Following a tough 12 months battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the GUG reveals 86 per cent of Charles Sturt graduates are in full-time employment within four months of graduating, ranking CSU number one among universities across Australia.
Social work and nursing ranked first for undergraduate employment at CSU's Dubbo campus.
While, agriculture, psychology and environmental studies ranked first for postgraduate employment and business and management, plus social work ranked second.
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Charles Sturt University strives to ensure we develop graduates with the skills and knowledge to thrive in their chosen careers.Charles Sturt Interim Vice-Chancellor Professor John Germov
Those rankings are industry-leading and help CSU maintained its position as Australia's leading university for full-time graduate employment rates and earn a top five spot among Australian universities for postgraduate employment, teaching quality, educational experience and starting salaries (mean salary of $95,000).
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.
"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 and breadth of the relationships the University has with industry which enable our students to engage in valuable work experience.
"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."
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