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Federation University Australia

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Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university providing high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses. Our University has a distinguished history dating back to 1870, making it the third oldest higher education provider in Australia.

Studying at Federation University, you are joining a diverse community of 25,000 students from across Australia and the world.

Our campuses are closely connected to local communities, leading many of our graduates to work locally to further enhance our University regions. Our network extends across Victoria – in Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera – as well as our campus in Brisbane and partner providers across Australia and overseas.

Our purpose is to transform lives and a Federation qualification does just that by providing a pathway to a fulfilling career.

The Good Universities Guide, ranks us as number one in Australia for first-generation student enrolments, and the number one university in Victoria in seven categories:

·         Starting Salary for graduates ($62,600 average)

·         Full-Time Graduate Employment

·         Social Equity

·         Student Teacher Ratio

·         Skills Development

·         Student Support, and

·         Teaching Quality.

The research conducted at Federation University is world class. Under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings we have achieved the highest possible 'Well Above World Standard" -five rating in seven research areas:

·         Nursing

·         Human movement and sports science

·         Environmental sciences

·         Applied mathematics

·         Clinical sciences

·         Civil engineering, and

·         Environmental science and management

We have a further 11 research areas ranked above or at world standard.

We host Australia’s largest regional technology park accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM. The University’s Tech Park Central in the heart of Ballarat enables businesses to have a presence at our SMB Campus.

These Tech Parks give our students access to invaluable workplace experience and helps foster internationally-connected research collaborations.

At Federation University you can be assured that your program of study will have industry credibility and recognition. Employers highly rate our graduates and we will prepare you well for your chosen career.


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