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Curtin University Overview Statistics 2011-2015

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| Overview | Student Headcount | Student EFTSL | Award Completions | Surveys | Staff FTE | Research Activities |
| Curtin Income and Expenditure |

Notes

  1. The figures shown here may differ to those published in the 2015 Pocket Guide and Annual Report due to data revisions which occurred after the two documents were published.

Overview Statistics

Student Enrolments (Distinct Count1) 2015 59,936
Student Load (EFTSL) 2015 38,493
International Student Enrolments 2015 16,376
Postgraduate Coursework Enrolments 2015 7,789
Higher Degree by Research Enrolments 2015 2,481
Award Completions 2015 12,322
Total Staff (FTE) 2015 4,041
Academic Staff (FTE) 2015 1,844
Total Expenses 2015 ($'000) $847,553
Net Operating Result 2015 ($'000) $61,953
University Research Income 2014 ($'000) $80,458
Weighted Research Publications 2014 1,487

Student Headcount

 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
Total Students
TOTAL Curtin Students (Distinct Count1) 63,479 64,038 61,726 60,766 59,936
TOTAL Curtin Students (excluding non-award Open University Australia (OUA) students 47,314 50,121 51,628 53,622 53,606
GENDER
Female 37,766 38,535 36,405 34,644 33,600
Male 25,689 25,479 25,308 26,138 26,333
Not Defined 24 24 13   3
CITIZENSHIP
Domestic and permanent residents 34,335 34,753 36,147 37,909 37,920
International students studying onshore 10,381 9,291 8,675 8,599 8,845
International students studying offshore 9,164 8,011 7,815 7,796 7,531
Not Defined (predominantly OUA) 9,599 11,983 9,661 6,462 5,640
STUDY MODE
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
Internal 43,392 41,719 42,020 44,091 44,144
Partially Online 75 100 130 100 99
Fully Online 1,639 2,040 2,467 2,465 2,893
External 18,672 20,545 17,512 14,516 13,282
COURSE LEVEL
Higher Doctorate     1    
Higher Degree - Research 2,285 2,352 2,333 2,422 2,481
Higher Degree - Coursework 5,678 5,400 5,395 5,561 5,706
Other Postgraduate 2,724 2,569 2,564 2,393 2,083
Bachelor's - Honours 257 194 208 175 1,424
Bachelor's - Pass 33,514 35,435 36,503 38,156 37,142
Other Undergraduate 256 145 74 36 25
Non Award Courses 3,847 3,023 3,654 4,521 4,603
Open Universities Australia (OUA) 16,327 17,245 12,674 9,496 8,469
CAMPUS
Onshore Location
Bentley 51,227 53,351 51,482 50,620 50,228
Perth City 1,448 1,397 1,384 1,224 1,057
Kalgoorlie 607 655 912 810 629
Margaret River 84 72 38 34 37
Other WA Regional Education Centres 419 412 437 441 374
Sydney 989 795 762 890 1,044
Offshore Location
Singapore 2,133 2,237 2,294 2,163 1,904
Sarawak 3,271 2,874 2,987 3,085 3,323
Other Offshore Partners 4,131 3,210 2,624 2,712 2,498

1. Students may have multiple enrolments during the year.
SOURCE: BI Student Datamart (as at 19 March 2015)

Student EFTSL

 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
Total Students
TOTAL Curtin Students 38,948.2 38,637.1 38,067.6 38,524.6 38,492.6
TOTAL Curtin Students (excluding non-award Open University Australia (OUA) students 33,472.8 34,020.3 34,976.7 36,434.5 36,551.3
LIABILITY CATEGORY
Commonwealth Grant Scheme (incl. Contribution Exempt) 16,165.7 17,917.0 19,665.2 21,221.2 21,228.3
Domestic Fee Paying 1,557.6 1,481.4 1,538.0 1,668.9 1,567.9
International Onshore Fee Paying 6,625.5 5,991.2 5,436.8 5,160.1 5,314.7
International Offshore Fee Paying 45.4 38.7 32.4 36.6 29.5
Partner Onshore 1,260.8 890.6 934.6 964.1 1,125.9
Partner Offshore 6,874.4 5,969.9 5,701.9 5,759.7 5,811.4
Research Training Scheme 775.6 806.4 815.5 859.3 788.8
Fee Exempt (predominantly OUA) 5,643.2 5,541.8 3,943.1 2,854.7 2,626.1
ENROLLING FACULTY
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
Faculty of Humanities 6,331.5 6,156.7 6,166.5 6,330.4 6,140.1
Curtin Business School (CBS) 10,473.5 9,497.0 8,828.5 8,740.7 8,692.8
Faculty of Science and Engineering 6,079.3 6,226.5 6,378.2 6,601.3 6,476.9
Faculty of Health Sciences 6,714.5 7,104.5 7,822.4 8,315.4 8,497.9
Centre for Aboriginal Studies 248.1 214.7 159.8 148.5 119.0
Cross Institutional Enrolments 255.9 207.4 203.1 176.8 88.4
Curtin Teaching and Learning (CTL) 5,715.5 6,706.0 5,896.3 5,381.8 5,327.3
Office of DVC Research and Development 0.4 0.5 0.3    
Curtin International Office 126.9 51.1 59.4 82.1 161.6
Curtin English 322.5 208.0 212.5 296.5 288.0
Curtin Sarawak 2,680.1 2,277.3 2,340.9 2,451.1 2,700.8
COURSE LEVEL
Higher Doctorate     0.1    
Higher Degree - Research 1,396.6 1,456.3 1,463.5 1,516.2 1,543.4
Higher Degree - Coursework 3,014.3 2,858.7 2,883.2 3,106.7 3,335.5
Other Postgraduate 983.6 914.4 940.4 886.3 759.9
Bachelor's - Honours 191.3 148.1 173.3 149.8 1,109.9
Bachelor's - Pass 25,868.4 26,529.1 27,321.7 28,244.5 27,347.9
Other Undergraduate 197.0 117.6 49.6 20.3 8.6
Non Award Courses 1,821.6 1,213.6 1,419.5 1,864.2 1,940.5
Open Universities Australia (OUA) 5,475.4 5,399.3 3,816.2 2,736.8 2,446.9

SOURCE: BI Student Datamart (as at 19 March 2015)

Award Completions

 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
Postgraduate Research 224 251 284 299 294
Postgraduate Coursework 3,196 3,134 3,007 2,817 3,151
Undergraduate 7,978 7,713 7,567 7,457 7,275
Other2 1,019 976 1,098 1,585 1,602

2. Exclude non award and cross institutional/service teaching completions.


SOURCE: BI Student Completions Datamart (as at 16 March 2015)

Surveys

KPI Measure
2012
2013
2014
2015
Student Experience Clear Goals and Standards Scale (CEQ) 60% 59% 58% 58%
Generic Skills Scale (CEQ) 77% 76% 76% 77%
Good Teaching Scale (CEQ) 66% 66% 66% 66%
Graduate Qualities Scale (CEQ) 79% 77% 77% 78%
Overall satisfaction (CEQ) 83% 81% 81% 81%
Overall satisfaction with experience (CASS) 86% 87% 87% 87%
Graduate Reputation Domestic graduate employment rate (GDS) 94% 92% 89% 89%
Further study rate (GDS) 20% 19% 20% 18%
  • Curtin Total includes all faculties (such as CTL, Curtin Aboriginal Studies, Curtin Sarawak, etc.).
  • Domestic or International status determined by residency at time of enrolment.
  • Employment Rate: Number of graduates working full time or part time as a proportion of graduates that are available for work.
  • Further Study Rate: Number of graduates who state that they are enrolled in further study (full time or part time), as a proportion of all graduates who answered the further study question.

Student Experience

Graduate Reputation

Staff FTE

 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
Total 3,657.7 3,774.8 3,850.2 3,954.2 4,041.1
ACADEMIC
Employment Contract
Full Time 1,170.0 1,186.0 1,184.0 1,187.0 1,224.0
Fraction Time (Part Time) 196.6 191.7 190.1 204.6 181.3
Casual/Sessional 373.2 413.7 453.9 453.9 439.0
Gender
Male 922.7 946.8 981.9 782.9 791.1
Female 817.1 844.6 846.1 608.7 614.2
Function
Teaching only 558.6 605.7 612.5 628.8 272.2
Research only 239.3 261.9 279.1 360.8 426.4
Teaching and Research 802.4 784.5 797.9 719.2 622.5
Other Functions 139.5 139.3 138.4 136.5 84.3
PROFESSIONAL
Employment Contract
Full Time 1,452.0 1,468.0 1,539.0 1,570.0 1,615.0
Fraction Time (Part Time) 242.6 240.8 248.8 204.6 266.5
Casual/Sessional 223.3 274.7 334.1 334.1 315.3
Gender
Male 737.2 750.1 786.4 794.7 702.4
Female 1,180.6 1,233.4 1,335.5 1,380.2 1,179.1
Function
Teaching only          
Research only 24.3 52.4 54.5 48.4  
Teaching and Research          
Other Functions 1,893.6 1,931.1 2,067.5 2,126.5 1,881.5
Notes:
  1. All data is the sum of the whole year's activities;
  2. Staff data is a snapshot taken at 31 of March;
  3. Staff data excludes Curtin VTEC, Curtin Sydney as well as other offshore locations;

FTE by Academic and Professional


SOURCE: DIISRTE Staff Submission (as at 18 August 2014)

Research Activities

 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
RESEARCH INCOME ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000)
Aust. Competitive Research Grants 18,846 20,400 24,283 33,647 NA
Other Public Sector Research Funding 26,477 17,722 20,103 20,032 NA
Industry & Other Funding for Research 13,212 18,079 21,841 20,808 NA
Cooperative Research Centres Funds 3,932 7,180 6,191 5,971 NA
TOTAL University Research Income 62,467 63,381 72,418 80,458 NA
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
Authored Research - Books 30 76 95 61 NA
Book Chapters 77 91 102 118 NA
Journal Articles 878 1,003 1,093 1,164 NA
Conference Articles 510 378 168 144 NA
TOTAL Publications 1,495 1,548 1,458 1,487 NA

Curtin Income and Expenditure

 
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
CURTIN INCOME ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000)
Australian Government grants $247,162 $287,974 $306,053 $329,460 $338,278
HECS-HELP - Australian Government payments $84,628 $96,065 $120,220 $134,311 $139,838
FEE-HELP $17,227 $18,993 $21,296 $25,595 $25,326
SA - HELP   $1,864 $2,451 $2,559 $2,598
State and Local Government financial assistance $9,151 $9,249 $13,590 $13,993 $18,476
HECS-HELP - student payments $23,015 $25,628 $26,868 $27,636 $23,188
Fees and Charges $239,687 $238,013 $217,596 $218,967 $223,152
Investment revenue $33,885 $25,122 $27,965 $32,115 $33,073
Royalties, trademarks and licences $28,003 $22,883 $34,569 $38,945 $46,475
Consultancy and contracts $36,152 $27,093 $32,766 $35,089 $30,981
Net (Gain) / Loss on disposal of non-current assets $79 $235 $1,501 -$7 -$492
Other revenue $40,949 $39,554 $45,915 $30,977 $28,613
Total Revenue from continuing operations $759,938 $792,673 $850,790 $889,640 $909,506
CURTIN EXPENDITURE ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000)
Employee related expenses $412,846 $434,885 $486,315 $505,096 $509,457
Depreciation and amortisation $33,730 $34,324 $39,752 $46,303 $48,439
Repairs and maintenance $13,857 $16,270 $14,213 $18,284 $14,531
Finance Cost $4,509 $4,280 $4,105 $3,965 $3,840
Impairment of assets $2,197 -$2,335 -$123 $1,569 $95
Deferred Superannuation expense $452 $362 $505 $398 $379
Other expenses $210,776 $224,511 $243,624 $264,307 $270,812
Total Expenses from continuing operations $678,446 $712,532 $789,892 $839,915 $847,553
Operating Result for continuing operations $81,413 $80,376 $62,399 $49,718 $61,953
Operating Result for discontinued operations          
Net Operating Result for year $81,413 $80,376 $62,399 $49,718 $61,953
Net investment revaluation gain/(loss) -$19,614 $23,308 $32,635 $11,453 1,449
Cashflow hedge revaluation gain/(loss) $55        
Total Comprehensive Income $61,854 $103,684 $95,034 $61,171 63,402