Australian international graduates and the transition to employment


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This study examines the wider policy implications surrounding international graduate employment for countries seeking to both maintain their share of the lucrative international education market and compete for skilled labour in a highly competitive global labour market. For the current generation of international students and their families, global career and mobility opportunities are driving factors in their choice of study destination. Whether they are planning to remain in the host country or return home, acquiring overseas work experience to complement their foreign credential has...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Policy; Migration; Participation; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning

Keywords: International students; Graduates; Transition from education and training to employment; Policy implications; Barrier; Institutional role; Work integrated learning; Employers; Employability; Work experience

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Melbourne, Victoria]: Deakin University, 2014

Physical description: 34 p.

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On cover: Funded by the Australian Research Council Linkage Project LP0990815 and IDP Education Pty Ltd (industry partner).
This report is the result of a partnership between Deakin University and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) researchers.

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 124.567

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