By sharing your experiences institutions can use the findings to improve course offerings, student services and campus facilities. The results of this survey also help the government enhance teaching and learning in Australian higher education institutions to lead to better graduate outcomes.
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The GOS measures employment and study outcomes and gathers feedback that institutions can use to improve courses and outcomes for future graduates. Based on experiences from graduates, institutions have been able to create better places to study and learn by improving their courses, learning resources, support services and campus facilities.
The results of this survey also help the higher education sector and the government improve students’ course experience and enhance teaching and learning in Australian higher education institutions to improve graduate outcomes.
Graduates of participating Australian higher education institutions are invited to complete the GOS about six months after they have completed studying.
Higher education institutions provide the department with contact details of in-scope students for the purposes of conducting this research. In compliance with privacy laws, the department has only provided information about you to the Social Research Centre that is directly relevant to this research – all information is transmitted via a secure file exchange.
The Social Research Centre complies with the Australian Privacy Principles. All personal contact information such as name, email and phone number is removed from the final data. Only aggregated data is used in the research findings published on the QILT and ComparED websites.