The number one reason 92% of international students choose to study abroad is to improve their career outcomes.
The team at UniAdvisor has spent the last 3 years asking over 20,000+ international students to review their universities and share data on their employment after graduation.
The following universities in Australia report the highest first job income after graduation for their international student graduates.
International students who study at the University of Newcastle reported a first job income after graduation of US$2,285 per month making them the highest paid international graduates in Australia.
The University of Newcastle (UoN) is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD.
International students who graduate from Griffith University report earning an average first job income of US$2,232 per month making them the second highest paid international graduates in Australia.
Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Formally founded in 1971, Griffith opened its doors in 1975, introducing Australia’s first degrees in environmental science and Asian studies.
The university is named after Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, who was twice Premier of Queensland and the first Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. Sir Samuel Griffith played a major role in the Federation of Australia and was the principal author of the Australian constitution.
International students who graduate from the University of Sydney earn on average US$2,062 per month and take 1.84 months to find a job after graduating.
The University of Sydney is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of the world’s leading universities. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world’s most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. The university comprises nine faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.
International students who graduate from the University of Southern Queensland report earning an average first job income of US$2,000 per month.
The University of Southern Queensland is a medium-sized, regional university based in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, with three university campuses at Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich. It offers courses in law, health, engineering, the sciences, business, education, and the arts.
International students who graduate from James Cook University earn an average monthly income of US$1,806 and take 2.15 months to find their first graduate job.
James Cook University (JCU) is a public university in North Queensland, Australia. The second oldest university in Queensland, JCU is a teaching and research institution. The university’s main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns and Townsville, and one in the city state of Singapore.
The University’s main fields of research include marine sciences, biodiversity, sustainable management of tropical ecosystems, genetics and genomics, tropical health care, tourism and engineering.
*Please note only universities with over 50 reviews have been used for this article and all data has been collected by Cturtle the world largest employment network for international student graduates and alumni.