Welcome to Hobsons
We are an education resources, services and technology company dedicated to helping educators, administrators, students and families maximise success through every stage of the learning lifecycle. Our solutions assist students across more than 7500 schools, colleges and universities worldwide.
K-12 Learning and Management
Edumate allows schools access to a holistic view of a student's progress from Kindergarten to Year 12.
From Enrolment to Retention
The Good Universities Guide's new retention rating shows low-ATAR students can be retained.
Student Retention and Engagement
Examining the circumstantial and experiential factors of student attrition.
In the News
February 23, 2015
ARLINGTON, VA, USA – February 23, 2015 – Hobsons, the world’s leader in connecting learning to life, today announced the acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, the leading provider of student success and advising...
October 13, 2014
A survey has found that social isolation and a seemingly never-ending course workload are major factors for students who discontinue their online studies. The Hobsons survey of more than 1300 students who had withdrawn,...
August 12, 2014
Seeking a return on their financial investment will be a priority for students weighing up their tertiary options for 2015, according to education services provider Hobsons. The latest edition of The Good Universities Guide,...
May 14, 2014
A survey has found that safety and Australia’s attitude toward international students is still a concern for people considering studying here, prompting calls for the Federal Government to do more to...
February 03, 2014
New research has revealed that prospective students from Africa (46 per cent), Asia (45 per cent) and the Americas (44 per cent) are more likely to follow an Australian university on social media than local students (41...
November 26, 2013
A recent survey by Hobsons on reaching and engaging with international students, has revealed that almost half (48 per cent) of international students studying or wanting to study at Australian universities come from...
August 27, 2013
A low-ATAR student cohort is no excuse for poor student retention, according to The Good Universities Guide 2014. The list of universities that achieved strong results in the Guide’s ‘Student Retention...