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Careers & Employability
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
- 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
- To develop and deliver programs, resources and services to faculties, students and industry and community
- To leverage technology solutions to:
- support both personalisation of learning and at scale delivery
- track related impacts (e.g. employability development and graduate outcomes and outcomes for partners)
- 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.
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