Bond and Torrens Universities Rated Highly Despite COVID-19 Impacts

Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) members Bond University and Torrens University have been rated highly following the release of the latest Good Universities Guide rankings of Australia’s universities.

Bond University has been rated number one for student experience for a 16th consecutive year.

Bond University scored five-star ratings in every student experience category including learner engagement, learning resources, skills development, student support, teaching quality and overall educational experience. This includes both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Torrens University also reached the top four in postgraduate skills development and postgraduate learner engagement, seventh for the median salary of postgraduate graduates, eighth in the postgraduate full-time employment ratings.

IHEA CEO Simon Finn said he was delighted with the results for these two highly valued IHEA members.

“Australia’s independent universities are striving to deliver a world-class student experience so its pleasing to see this reflected in the ratings and rankings for Bond University and Torrens University,” said IHEA CEO, Simon Finn.

“Australia’s independent universities provide domestic and international students with quality, diversity and speciality.”

“These strong rankings highlight the important contribution of independent universities to our world class higher education system, which in turn enhances Australia’s global reputation.”

“We congratulate all Australian universities and higher education providers for continuing to support students in the face of significant COVID-19 impacts and very difficult circumstances.”

Media Contact: Matthew Coote, IHEA Communications Manager (Acting) via

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