Go8 Students –
Group of Eight Students
The Group of Eight (Go8) is proud of its reputation for accepting quality students and delivering quality graduates; the leaders of tomorrow.
The Go8 educates a total of 358,000 students – 23% of Australia’s undergraduate students and 26% of all students.
This includes 85,000 onshore international students, with one in three of Australia’s international students choosing to study at a Go8 university.
Go8 universities educate more than 63% of Australia’s doctors and vets and 66% of Australia’s dentists; and provides over 50% Australia’s science graduates and more than 40% of engineering graduates.
Students at Go8 institutions are drawn from a range of backgrounds. Over one-third of students, at all levels of study, are the first in their family to attend University. One in five commencing undergraduates are from a low SES, regional or remote location.
Student success and retention rates are above the Australian average, ensuring that a higher percentage of students from all backgrounds will graduate from the Go8.