The research reports of the Australia Awards Global Tracer Facility are published on this page.

This research by the Facility is designed to examine the four long-term outcomes of the Australia Awards. These are:

  • Outcome 1: Alumni are using their skills, knowledge and networks to contribute to sustainable development.
  • Outcome 2: Alumni are contributing to cooperation between Australia and partner countries.
  • Outcome 3: Effective, mutually advantageous partnerships between institutions and businesses in Australia and partner countries.
  • Outcome 4: Alumni view Australia, Australians and Australian expertise positively.

The Facility develops and implements Case Studies and Tracer Surveys to explore the outcomes, experiences and reflections of alumni. Each piece of research focuses on alumni from selected cohorts and/or sectors.

Research Reports

Tracer Survey Report – Alumni of 2006-2010.

This survey collected data from more than 1500 alumni of the Australia Awards and predecessor scholarship programs who completed their award between 2006 and 2010.

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Fiji Case Study, Education, alumni from the mid-1990s and earlier.

This Case Study was conducted between October and November 2016, focusing on alumni who studied in the field of education and completed their award at least 20 years prior to the fieldwork.

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Sri Lanka Case Study, Engineering, alumni from the 1950s to the 1990s.

This Case Study was conducted between November and December 2016, focusing on alumni who studied in the field of engineering and completed their award at least 20 years prior to the fieldwork.

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Nepal Case Study, Public Administration, alumni from the 1980s and 1990s.

This Case Study was conducted in March 2017, focusing on alumni who studied in areas relating to public administration and completed their award at least 20 years prior to the fieldwork.

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Kenya Case Study, Agriculture and Forestry, alumni from the 1980s and 1990s.

This Case Study was conducted between March and April 2017, focusing on alumni who studied in areas of agriculture, environment and forestry, and completed their award at least 20 years prior to the fieldwork.

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Tracer Survey Report – Alumni of 1996-2005.

This survey collected data from more than 1000 alumni of the Australia Awards and predecessor scholarship programs who completed their award between 1996 and 2005.

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Vanuatu Case Study, Law and Justice, alumni of 2007-2010.

This Case Study was conducted between October and November 2017, focusing on alumni who studied areas relating to law and justice and completed their award at least eight years prior to the fieldwork.

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Mongolia Case Study, Management and Commerce, alumni of 2006-2009.

This Case Study was conducted in October 2017, focusing on alumni who studied in the field of management and commerce and completed their award at least eight years prior to the fieldwork.

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Solomon Islands Case Study, Health, alumni of 2007-2010.

This Case Study was conducted between February and March 2018, focusing on alumni who studied in the field of health and completed their award at least eight years prior to the fieldwork.

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Indonesia Case Study, Education, alumni of 2007-2010.

This Case Study was conducted between February and March 2018, focusing on alumni who studied in the field of education and completed their award at least eight years prior to the fieldwork.

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China Case Study, Environment and Public Health, alumni of 2007-2010.

This Case Study was conducted in April 2018, focusing on alumni who studied in areas relating to the environment and public health and completed their award at least eight years prior to the fieldwork.

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Case Study in Vietnam women in finance and banking December 2018

This report details the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarship alumnae from Vietnam.

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Global Tracer Facility Mozambique Alumni Case Study

This report explores the long-term outcomes of Australian Government scholarship alumni from Mozambique.

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