Connecting with other University and faculty groups

Australian universities are partners in the National WIL Strategy 7.1ACEN. (2015). National strategy on work integrated learning in university education: Australian Collaborative Education Network, Universities Australia, Australian Chamber of Commerce, Australian Industry Group, Business Council of Australia.. They have all committed to supporting and growing WIL as a means to improving graduate employability. Faculty leaders should connect to their University and Faculty strategy and initiatives to make best use of the available resources and opportunities.

Group Actions
Career services
  • Invite career services to co-teach career education
  • Join in networking events
  • Share management of placements
External and community engagement
  • Connect with local employers
  • Connect with industry peak bodies and influential groups such as HR professionals
  • Invite external partners to talk to teaching staff about industry trends and opportunities
Alumni engagement
  • Invite alumni back to talk to students about their experiences
  • Invite alumni to mentor individual students or groups
Research groups
  • Identify opportunities for student placement or projects
  • Link to industry research partners from other Faculties