NOTRE Dame University graduates are bucking the national trend with the highest graduate employment rate and highest overall employment rate among WA universities.
A Federal Government Graduate Outcomes Survey, released today showed undergraduate employment figures showing that 79.1per cent of graduates from the University received full time employment four months after graduating.
All other West Australian universities were below the national average of 70.6 per cent with Curtin University had 67.8 per cent, Edith Cowan University 62.9 per cent, Murdoch University 62.4 per cent and the University of Western Australia 62.3 per cent.
For overall employment within four months after graduating including full time and part time work the national average was 87.5 per cent.
Notre Dame vice chancellor Celia Hammond said the results reflected the success of the university’s distinctive, personal and practical approach to learning.