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2021 Good Universities Guide

The Good Universities Guide conducts an annual survey of university graduates in Australia to understand the quality of their experience and the post-university outcomes, the scores of which are translated into university star ratings.

In the 2021 guide, ECU graduates have again given us a 5-star rating for teaching quality. This rating has now been achieved for 14 years in a row, making ECU the only public university in Australia to have achieved such a consistently high endorsement for teaching quality.

ECU also rated 5 stars and second among Australian public universities for students’ overall education experience.

ECU’s other undergraduate 5-star ratings were the highest of all Western Australian universities and covered skills development, student support and learning resources.


2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

ECU has maintained its position in the top 500 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2021.

The World University Rankings is an annual list of more than 1000 of the top universities, ranked for their teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

This ranking places ECU in the top 2.5% of universities in the world.


2020 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings

ECU has been ranked in the world’s top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings.


2020 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

ECU has been ranked number 9 in the world for Quality Education and is in the top 100 overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact ratings. The rankings show how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
ECU also ranked in the top 4% of universities surveyed for Gender Equality, and in the top 50 for Good Health and Well-being and Sustainable Cities and Communities.


2020 QILT Website: Teaching Quality Rating

In 2020, and for the 5th year in a row, ECU received the top undergraduate teaching quality ranking of all public universities in Australia.
ECU was also the top-ranked Australian public university for undergraduate skills development (now six years in a row) and second-placed public university for overall educational experience.
Notably, the university ranked in the top quartile (top 25%) in every single QILT category.

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