Careers & Employability

Our purpose is to enhance student and graduate employment outcomes, by supporting UOW staff, partners and students to come together

Each of the 'portals' below will take you to targeted information on connecting with UOW, building your employability as a student, or supporting our students to achieve that goal.

Industry, community and government
Work Integrated Learning

About Careers & Employability

To build the employability and entrepreneurship capabilities of UOW graduates and set students on a pathway to career success and fulfillment.

Guided by the UOW Work-integrated Learning Committee and Industry Advisory Group and, working across UOW and in partnership with students and external partners, Careers & Employability will:

  • enable a coherent and joined-up approach to employability at UOW and be a focal point for coordinating UOW's efforts in this respect
  • bring greater visibility and focus to work-integrated learning and the skills' agenda
  • address a growing interest in entrepreneurship as a career pathway
  1. To strengthen UOW’s efforts across five interrelated areas:
    • Work-integrated Learning (WIL)
    • Career Development Learning (CDL)
    • Entrepreneurial & Innovation (E&I) Education
    • Personal and Professional Skills Development (UOWx)
    • Employer Engagement and Employer Services
  2. To develop and deliver programs, resources and services to faculties, students and industry and community
  3. To leverage technology solutions to:
    1. support both personalisation of learning and at scale delivery
    2. track related impacts (e.g. employability development and graduate outcomes and outcomes for partners)
    3. inform targeted interventions and approaches to address future areas of need

UOW’s WIL Advisory Committee provides ongoing advice and direction across the unit's key responsibilities. While a dedicated industry advisory group includes stakeholders with specific expert knowledge relevant to the unit’s objectives. This group acts in a non-executive capacity to advise the unit’s leadership on strategic opportunities, issues and concerns relating to its interface with industry.

Contact details


Phone: x667354


Phone: (02) 4221 3325


Phone: (02) 4221 4809 


Visit us in building 19, room G008, G010 and G011, Monday to Friday 9 am - 4 pm.

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