This report examines the short-term and medium-term labour force outcomes of 2014 graduates who provided a valid response to the Australian Graduate Survey in 2015 and a valid response to the 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey (Longitudinal). Participation in the GOS-L was open to any higher education institution which participated in the 2015 AGS. 60 institutions chose to participate, including 39 universities and 21 non-university higher education institutions (NUHEIs).
The GOS-L achieved an overall 43.3 per cent response rate, representing 39,744 completed surveys, up from 42.2 per cent in 2017. When broken down by study level, the undergraduate response rate was 40.9 per cent, postgraduate coursework, 45.9 per cent and postgraduate research, 56.8 per cent of the usable sample after data was cleaned and opt-outs and out of scope were removed.
Social Research Centre Pty Ltd and Commonwealth of Australia 2018