International Student Employability: A Guide for Australian Education Providers

The employability of international graduates is both a key priority and a continued challenge for education providers around the world.

Enhanced employability is more crucial than ever before to ensure international students are work-ready upon graduation. Preparing international students with a tool kit of dynamic employability skills is vital for the future success of the student cohort, and by extension, the international education sector.

How can Australian universities ensure international students graduate with skills they need to compete in Australian, home country and global labour markets? What role should employers, government and students play in improving graduate employment outcomes? These are urgent questions for the Australian higher education sector in the context of an increasingly competitive global environment.

This second edition shows how Australian institutions can enhance the employability of international students and provide case studies that provide examples that can be applied to your workplace.

Published: October 2020