Category: Employability and Graduate Success

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PACE Community of Practice: Equitable Student Access to Work-Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a valuable strategy to prepare graduates for their futures. However, not all students who want, or need, a WIL placement gain access to one. This raises an important question: how can organisations and universities work together...

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Connecting teaching and research through applied and engaged PACE units: A look at ECON381

In the current ERA environment, finding ways to engage with end-users of research is a challenge faced by all academics. ECON381 is a PACE and capstone unit that provides opportunities to connect directly with end-users of research while contributing to...

/ 2 May, 2019
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Passport to global employment: Preparing students for online interviews in a foreign language

Many of our students will enter an international job market in which video interviews and resumes are becoming increasingly common. To help our students to apply for jobs and internships internationally, we trialled a project preparing our students for video...

/ 11 April, 2019
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Do entrepreneurial skills enhance the employability of graduate engineers?

Integrating transferable enterprise skills into units by using MQIDEA to really boost student employability after graduation: find out more!

/ 28 March, 2019
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Team X – A Teamwork Experience to Support Student Employability

Team X, the output of a Strategic Priority Grant, presents teachers and learners with the resources needed to create meaningful and successful teamwork experiences across existing units and programs at Macquarie University.

/ 14 March, 2019
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Careers Week and employability for students

Employability is a major motivator for students seeking qualification through higher education. Let your students know about the resources available!

/ 8 March, 2019
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Ready or not – the future is knocking on the door…

The world has changed a lot in the last few decades and is likely to change even more. As Education is meant to help students thrive in this ‘new world’ – do we make enough time to pause and think...

/ 12 December, 2018
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Career Tips from a STEM panel discussion

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Women in STEM committee combined with the IEEE Women in Engineering to discuss career paths.

/ 29 November, 2018
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Helping students get ready for their PACE placement: PACEWISE

New iLearn unit PACEWISE outlines how PACE benefits students and fits into their degree program, how to enrol in and prepare for a PACE unit, and how to maximise the opportunity that a PACE activity provides.

/ 28 November, 2018