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Ratings explained: Overall Experience

Ratings explained: Overall Experience

The Good Universities Guide is committed to educating its audience about the importance of our university rankings and ratings, which are crucial for informing prospective students about their education options. Over the next few months, we will be going through each rating individually and highlighting the institutions that are excelling in this area.

What is Overall Experience?

The Overall Experience represents the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience.

Which university led the way for Overall Experience?

Flinders University was among several five-star performers for the Overall Experience rating, with Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students) Professor Clare Pollock crediting mutiple factors. 

"Flinders’ performance reflects our traditional strengths in external collaborations, multi-disciplinary research, innovative teaching and international education, reinforced by our strategic intention to be a world leader in education and research. Our student-centred ethos has directed resources into outstanding facilities - creating dynamic, active campuses to engage students and support them throughout their studies, while providing flexibility with expanding online options and support," she said.

"Investing in industry partnerships and international collaborations has been pivotal to delivering exceptional experiences, as these help equip students with the skills to succeed in the workplace now and adapt to the future, and enable exciting practical opportunities both here and overseas."

What other institutions performed well for Overall Experience?

University Overall Experience
University of Notre Dame 91.1%
Bond University  90.7%
Edith Cowan University 85.3%
University of the Sunshine Coast 83.4%
Deakin University 83.2%
Queensland University of Technology  82.5%
Swinburne University of Technology 81.7%
Australian Catholic University 81.2%
University of Queensland 81.2%
Flinders University  81.1%
University of New England 81.1%
Curtin University 80.9%
Griffith University 80.6%
University of Wollongong  80.6%
Central Queensland University 80.5%
University of Newcastle  80.5%

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