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Statistics - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you do not find the answer to your question in this FAQ, please send us an email with your question and the Statistics team will respond to you as soon as possible.


Q. How do I get access to the Statistics 'Swinburne Only' site?

A. This requires OPAX authentication. The username will be your 7-digit OPAX ID (indicated on your Staff Card) number and your SIMS password used to log on to the computer.

Enrolments versus Headcount

Q. What is the difference between enrolment versus headcount?

A. 'Enrolment' includes multiple enrolments of an individual within a reference year, which is more meaningful when populated along with courses information to reflect 'actual' numbers within a course. 'Headcount' represents an individual once in the reference year.

Enrolled versus Taught Load

Q. What is the difference between enrolled and taught EFTSL?

A . Please refer to the EFTSL definition available at: the statistics definitions listing


Q. Where can I get Swinburne Statistics such as demographics information or students profile?

A. Major statistics can be found under 'Publications' within the Planning & Performance website: Publications and reports