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Curtin University Overview Statistics1 2012-2016

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

Overview Statistics

Student Enrolments (Distinct Count2) 2016 58,216
Student Load (EFTSL) 2016 37,534
International Student Enrolments 2016 15,926
Postgraduate Coursework Enrolments 2016 7,312
Higher Degree by Research Enrolments 2016 2,431
Undergraduate Enrolments 2016 50,486
Award Completions 2016 12,760
Total Staff (FTE) 2016 4,160
Academic Staff (FTE) 2016 1,909
Total Expenses 2016 ($'000) $876,975
Net Operating Result 2016 ($'000) $38,073
University Research Income 2015 ($'000) $87,468
Weighted Research Publications 2015 1,488
Notes
1. The figures shown here may differ to those published in the 2016 Pocket Guide and Annual Report due to data revisions which occurred after the two documents were published.
2. Students may have multiple enrolments during the year.

Student Headcount

 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Total Students
TOTAL Curtin Students (Distinct Count2) 64,038 61,726 60,766 59,936 58,216
TOTAL Curtin Students (excluding non-award Open University Australia (OUA) students 50,121 51,628 53,622 53,606 52,993
GENDER
Female 38,535 36,405 34,644 33,600 32,562
Male 25,479 25,308 26,138 26,333 25,660
Not Defined 24 13   3 10
CITIZENSHIP
Domestic and permanent residents 34,753 36,147 37,909 37,920 37,797
International students studying onshore 9,291 8,675 8,599 8,845 8,612
International students studying offshore 8,011 7,815 7,796 7,531 7,314
Not Defined (predominantly OUA) 11,983 9,661 6,462 5,640 5,053
STUDY MODE
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Internal 41,719 42,020 44,091 44,144 43,960
Partially Online 100 130 100 99 93
Fully Online 2,040 2,467 2,465 2,893 3,046
External 20,545 17,512 14,516 13,282 11,621
COURSE LEVEL
Higher Doctorate   1      
Higher Degree - Research 2,352 2,333 2,422 2,481 2,431
Higher Degree - Coursework 5,400 5,395 5,561 5,706 5,252
Other Postgraduate 2,569 2,564 2,393 2,083 2,060
Bachelor's - Honours 194 208 175 1,424 2,408
Bachelor's - Pass 35,435 36,503 38,156 37,142 36,234
Other Undergraduate 145 74 36 25 31
Non Award Courses 3,023 3,654 4,521 4,603 4,577
Open Universities Australia (OUA) 17,245 12,674 9,496 8,469 7,236
CAMPUS
Onshore Location
Bentley 53,351 51,482 50,620 50,228 49,663
Perth City 1,397 1,384 1,224 1,057 1,088
Kalgoorlie 655 912 810 629 553
Margaret River 72 38 34 37 29
Other WA Regional Education Centres 412 437 441 374 427
Sydney 795 762 890 1,044 458
Offshore Location
Singapore 2,237 2,294 2,163 1,904 1,581
Sarawak 2,874 2,987 3,085 3,323 3,544
Other Offshore Partners 3,210 2,624 2,712 2,498 2,143
2. Students may have multiple enrolments during the year.
SOURCE: BI Student Datamart (as at 23 February 2017)

Student EFTSL

 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Total Students
TOTAL Curtin Students 38,637.1 38,067.6 38,524.6 38,492.6 37,533.9
TOTAL Curtin Students (excluding non-award Open University Australia (OUA) students 34,020.3 34,976.7 36,434.5 36,551.3 35,922.8
LIABILITY CATEGORY
Commonwealth Grant Scheme (incl. Contribution Exempt) 17,917.0 19,665.2 21,221.2 21,228.3 21,569.6
Domestic Fee Paying 1,481.4 1,538.0 1,668.9 1,567.9 1,419.4
International Onshore Fee Paying 5,991.2 5,436.8 5,160.1 5,314.7 5,365.9
International Offshore Fee Paying 38.7 32.4 36.6 29.5 30.4
Partner Onshore 890.6 934.6 964.1 1,125.9 633.5
Partner Offshore 5,969.9 5,701.9 5,759.7 5,811.4 5,503.1
Research Training Scheme 806.4 815.5 859.3 788.8 816.5
Fee Exempt (predominantly OUA) 5,541.8 3,943.1 2,854.7 2,626.1 2,195.2
ENROLLING FACULTY
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Faculty of Humanities 6,156.7 6,166.5 6,330.4 6,140.1 5,960.7
Curtin Business School (CBS) 9,497.0 8,828.5 8,740.7 8,692.8 8,059.6
Faculty of Science and Engineering 6,226.5 6,378.2 6,601.3 6,476.9 6,380.3
Faculty of Health Sciences 7,104.5 7,822.4 8,315.4 8,497.9 8,750.9
Centre for Aboriginal Studies 214.7 159.8 148.5 119.0 87.6
Cross Institutional Enrolments 207.4 203.1 176.8 88.4 60.8
Curtin Learning and Teaching (CLT) 6,706.0 5,896.3 5,381.8 5,327.3 4,786.6
Curtin Graduate Research School 0.5 0.3     0.1
Curtin International Office 51.1 59.4 82.1 161.6 186.0
Curtin English 208.0 212.5 296.5 288.0 345.5
Curtin Sarawak 2,277.3 2,340.9 2,451.1 2,700.8 2,915.8
COURSE LEVEL
Higher Doctorate   0.1      
Higher Degree - Research 1,456.3 1,463.5 1,516.2 1,543.4 1,557.6
Higher Degree - Coursework 2,858.7 2,883.2 3,106.7 3,335.5 3,081.7
Other Postgraduate 914.4 940.4 886.3 759.9 778.5
Bachelor's - Honours 148.1 173.3 149.8 1,109.9 1,996.4
Bachelor's - Pass 26,529.1 27,321.7 28,244.5 27,347.9 26,101.1
Other Undergraduate 117.6 49.6 20.3 8.6 9.6
Non Award Courses 1,213.6 1,419.5 1,864.2 1,940.5 1,994.1
Open Universities Australia (OUA) 5,399.3 3,816.2 2,736.8 2,446.9 2,014.6
SOURCE: BI Student Datamart (as at 23 February 2017)

Award Completions

 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Postgraduate Research 251 284 299 294 307
Postgraduate Coursework 3,134 3,007 2,817 3,151 3,152
Undergraduate 7,713 7,567 7,457 7,275 7,480
Other3 976 1,098 1,585 1,602 1,821
3. Exclude non award and cross institutional/service teaching completions.
SOURCE: BI Student Completions Datamart (as at 23 February 2017)

Surveys

KPI Measure
2013
2014
2015
20164
Student Experience Clear Goals and Standards Scale (AGS-CEQ) 59% 58% 58% Not asked
Generic Skills Scale (AGS-CEQ) 76% 76% 77%
Superced by GOS-CEQ
Good Teaching Scale (AGS-CEQ) 66% 66% 66%
Graduate Qualities Scale (AGS-CEQ) 77% 77% 78%
Overall satisfaction (AGS-CEQ) 81% 81% 81%
Generic Skills Scale (GOS-CEQ)
New in 2016, methodology is different to the AGS‐CEQ (predecessor to the GOS‐CEQ), therefore forms a new time series. This means 2016 results are not directly comparable to results from the years prior.
82%
Good Teaching Scale (GOS-CEQ) 65%
Graduate Qualities Scale (GOS-CEQ) 86%
Overall satisfaction (GOS-CEQ) 82%
Overall satisfaction with experience (CASS) 87% 87% 87% 87%
Graduate Reputation Domestic graduate employment rate (AGS-GDS) 92% 89% 89%
Superced by GOS-GDS
Further study rate (AGS-GDS) 19% 20% 18%
Domestic graduate employment rate (GOS-GDS)
New in 2016, methodology is different to the AGS‐GDS (predecessor to the GOS‐CEQ), therefore forms a new time series. This means 2016 results are not directly comparable to results from the years prior.
88.6%
Further study rate (GOS-GDS) 22.6%
  • 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.

  • 4 2016 CEQ & GDS is a new time series
  • 2013-2015 CEQ & GDS results are sourced from the Australian Graduate Survey (AGS).
  • 2016 CEQ & GDS results is sourced from the Graduate Outcome Survey (GOS).
  • Although the AGS and GOS ask similar questions, they are different instruments with different methods of calculations and is therefore not comparable.

Staff FTE5

 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Total 3,774.9 3,950.0 3,986.6 4,019.3 4,099.0
ACADEMIC
Employment Contract
Full Time 1,186.0 1,184.0 1,187.0 1,224.0 1,274.0
Fraction Time (Part Time) 191.7 190.1 204.6 181.3 198.8
Casual/Sessional 413.7 453.9 439.0 436.3 409.9
Gender
Male 946.8 981.9 956.7 970.2 998.8
Female 844.6 846.1 873.9 871.3 883.8
Function
Teaching only 605.7 612.5 612.8 700.4 702.6
Research only 261.8 279.3 360.8 426.4 491.2
Teaching and Research 784.5 797.9 720.0 622.8 609.9
Other Functions 139.3 138.4 137.0 92.1 79.0
PROFESSIONAL
Employment Contract
Full Time 1,468.0 1,539.0 1,570.0 1,615.0 1,666.0
Fraction Time (Part Time) 240.8 248.8 270.8 266.5 288.7
Casual/Sessional 274.7 334.1 315.3 296.2 261.6
Gender
Male 750.1 786.4 792.7 824.8 839.2
Female 1,233.4 1,335.5 1,363.3 1,353.0 1,377.1
Function
Teaching only          
Research only 52.4 54.5 48.4   4.8
Teaching and Research          
Other Functions 1,931.1 2,067.5 2,107.6 2,177.7 2,211.5

FTE by Academic and Professional

Notes:
5 All data is the sum of the whole year's activities;
Staff data is a snapshot
Staff data excludes Curtin VTEC, Curtin Sydney as well as other offshore locations;
SOURCE: The Department of Education and Training (DET) Staff Submission August 2016

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 29,134
Other Public Sector Research Funding 26,477 17,722 20,103 20,032 29,258
Industry & Other Funding for Research 13,212 18,079 21,841 20,808 23,084
Cooperative Research Centres Funds 3,932 7,180 6,191 5,971 5,992
TOTAL University Research Income 62,467 63,381 72,418 80,458 87,468
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
Authored Research - Books 30 76 95 61 65
Book Chapters 77 91 102 118 105
Journal Articles 878 1,003 1,093 1,164 1,223
Conference Articles 510 378 168 144 96
TOTAL Publications 1,495 1,548 1,458 1,487 1,488

Curtin Income and Expenditure

 
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
CURTIN INCOME ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000)
Australian Government grants $287,974 $306,053 $329,460 $338,278 $347,448
HECS-HELP - Australian Government payments $96,065 $120,220 $134,311 $139,838 $144,428
FEE-HELP $18,993 $21,296 $25,595 $25,326 $24,785
SA - HELP $1,864 $2,451 $2,559 $2,598 $2,239
State and Local Government financial assistance $9,249 $13,590 $13,993 $18,476 $23,356
HECS-HELP - student payments $25,628 $26,868 $27,636 $23,188 $25,182
Fees and Charges $238,013 $217,596 $218,967 $223,152 $227,153
Investment revenue $25,122 $27,965 $32,115 $33,073 $31,857
Royalties, trademarks and licences $22,883 $34,569 $38,945 $46,475 $30,139
Consultancy and contracts $27,093 $32,766 $35,089 $30,981 $30,487
Net (Gain) / Loss on disposal of non-current assets $235 $1,501 -$7 -$492 -$48
Other revenue $39,554 $45,915 $30,977 $28,613 $28,070
Total Revenue from continuing operations $792,673 $850,790 $889,647 $909,998 $915,144
CURTIN EXPENDITURE ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000) ($ '000)
Employee related expenses $434,885 $486,315 $505,096 $509,457 $546,004
Depreciation and amortisation $34,324 $39,752 $46,303 $48,439 $55,535
Repairs and maintenance $16,270 $14,213 $18,284 $14,531 $14,266
Finance Cost $4,280 $4,105 $3,965 $3,840 $3,723
Impairment of assets -$2,335 -$123 $1,569 $95 $1,207
Deferred Superannuation expense $362 $505 $398 $379 $344
Other expenses $224,511 $243,624 $264,307 $270,812 $255,944
Total Expenses from continuing operations $712,532 $789,892 $839,915 $847,061 $876,975
Operating Result for continuing operations $80,376 $62,399 $49,718 $61,953 $38,073
Operating Result for discontinued operations          
Net Operating Result for year $80,376 $62,399 $49,718 $61,953 $38,073
Net investment revaluation gain/(loss) $23,308 $32,635 $11,453 $1,449 $8,773
Cashflow hedge revaluation gain/(loss)          
Total Comprehensive Income $103,684 $95,034 $61,171 $63,402 $46,846