The Australian Higher Education Graduate Statement (AHEGS) is a Commonwealth initiative which aims to provide a more uniform pattern of information across all Australian universities regarding the learning and achievements of individuals in higher education.
The AHEGS shall be provided to all higher education graduates without cost. From 2011 onwards, graduating students will be issued with an AHEGS in addition to the existing university testamur and academic transcript.
To ensure national consistency graduation statements shall be presented in a uniform format by all Higher Education Institutions. The AHEGS provides descriptions of the nature, level, context and status of the studies that were pursed and completed by graduates, as well as information about the education system to which the qualification belongs.
The AHEGS, which provides enhanced documentation to graduates, is designed to improve the transparency and portability of qualifications and facilitate international mobility. In doing so, it assists both domestic and international graduates from Australian higher education providers seeking employment or further study opportunities overseas as well as enhances the information available to Australian employers and professional associations.
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