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Facts & Figures

Student Statistics

Student Category Persons
2007* 2006
Total Students 20,478 19,652
Enrolments
Commencing Students 7,532 7,126
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Students 134 123
International Students - onshore 4,739 4,196
International Students - offshore 731 730
By Level of Program
Postgraduate Research 1,853 1,846
Postgraduate Coursework 3,913 3,775
Bachelor Degrees 13,820 13,086
Other 892 945
By Faculty
Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences 3,744 3,444
Health Sciences 2,999 2,887
Humanities & Social Sciences 3,776 3,711
Sciences 2,949 2,933
Professions 6,580 6,203
Central Areas 430 474
By Gender
Female 9,886 9,416
Male 10,592 10,236
By Attendance Type
Full Time 15,298 14,511
Part Time 5,180 5,141

*Preliminary Figures based on 2007 Student Submissions

Source: DEEWR 2006-2007 Student Data Collection

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Staff Statistics

Staff Category Persons
2007 2006
Total Staff 2,803 2,665
By Type
Academic 1,255 1,207
General 1,548 1,458
Academic Staff by Faculty
Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences 187 176
Health Sciences 327 327
Humanities & Social Sciences 190 174
Sciences 380 361
Professions 143 141
Central Areas 28 28
Academic Staff by Function
Teaching & Research 828 815
Research only 416 381
Teaching only 2 2
Other 9 9

Academic Staff by Gender

Female 438 405
Male 817 802

Source: DEEWR 2006 & 2007 Staff Data Collection

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Research Activity

Research Income

Scheme/Grant 2006
($,000)
2005
($,000)
2004
($,000)
2003
($,000)
2002
($,000)
Australian Competitive Grants 62,038 56,264 50,920 47,763 41,333
Other Public Sector Research Income 27,462 25,887 19,781 16,612 12,401
Industry & Other Research Income 18,169 13,016 17,090 17,454 20,623
Cooperative Research Centres 6,813 6,684 6,193 5,049 4,117
Total University Research Income 114,482 101,851 93,984 86,878 78,474

Source: DEEWR 2002-2006 Higher Education Research Data Collection

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Research Block Funding

Scheme/Grant 2008
($,000)
2007
($,000)
2006
($,000)
2005
($,000)
2004
($,000)
Institutional Grant Scheme 16,232 16,500 16,371 16,311 15,951
Research Infrastructure Block Grant 13,641 13,820 14,248 13,773 12,194
Research Training Scheme 28,127 28,989 29,757 29,640 29,161

Source: DEEWR