Students’ choice of university has no effect on new graduate pay, and a small impact later on. What they study matters more
Every year in Australia school leavers suffer ATAR anxiety, worrying about whether they will get into their preferred course and university. New research by the Commonwealth Department of Education, using Australian Taxation Office earnings data, examines in detail how much difference what a person studies, and where, makes to their future income. It finds students’ course choices […]… Learn more.