The 2020 Good Universities Guide is out, and Murdoch University has continued to improve its results across educational and overall experience markers.
Murdoch University achieved five-star rankings across the areas of overall experience, student support, teaching quality and student to staff ratios - placing it in the top 20% of all universities across Australia.
The Good Universities Guide is based on data collected as part of the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experiences Survey and Graduate Outcomes Survey.
In a new achievement, overall experience at Murdoch University for undergraduates increased positioning it 6th across all public universities.
Murdoch University was also ranked ninth for teaching quality and seventh across all public universities for student support.
In the educational experience category, Murdoch University’s Veterinary Science course ranked number one in Australia for skills development.
Murdoch’s Engineering course ranked number one in Australia for overall quality of educational experience and student support.
Murdoch University Provost, Professor Romy Lawson said the results highlight that students value the consistently high quality of Murdoch’s teaching, support, and learning experience.
“Murdoch University constantly strives to provide an outstanding education experience for every student which means our graduates are fully prepared for their future careers,” Professor Lawson said.
The Good Universities Guide provides independent performance ratings for every university in Australia, using student-relevant criteria including teaching quality, learning resources and graduate employment rates.
In other results, Murdoch University ranked number three for student teacher ratios and number 11 for social equity.
Professor Lawson said the results show that Murdoch University’s 26, 000 students and 1,700 staff are focussed on educational excellence while balancing support and wellbeing for everyone on campus.
“The five-star ratings we received along with our new achievements show our students have access to educational excellence and are supported to succeed whatever their tertiary pathway.”