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Careers and Employability

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How can Careers and Employability help you?

We are here to help you enhance your employability and achieve your career goals. Whether you are in your first or final year, you can access workshops, consultations, self-guided resources, and leadership opportunities to build your skills and ensure you are industry ready.

Our Careers Advisers work with prospective students, current students and graduates with career planning and decision making. This can include; navigating a career transition or change, having difficulty deciding on what to study, discussing pathways, identifying interests and skills, professional development goals and strategies, or transitioning into graduate and professional careers.

What is Employability and how does it make you industry ready?

Thinking about your employability throughout your studies is important- it can enhance your education, help you to achieve your goals and remain competitive.

The term employability is used in different contexts and in different ways. It can be defined as:

“a set of achievements – skills, understandings and personal attributes – that makes graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations, which benefits themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy.”

Yorke, M. (2004), Employability in higher education: what it is - what it is not, The Higher Education Academy/ESECT

Employability is not simply getting a job- it refers to a broader set of skills and attributes that will enable you to be successful throughout your working life.

Student Leadership Award

The Student Leadership Award is a formal recognition of your professional development, co-curricular learning, and community contributions undertaken while you have been studying at UniSC.

It adds value to your resume and job applications by demonstrating your enhanced employability and leadership skills to future employers. You can get involved at any stage throughout your studies.

Student Hub

Connect to Student Hub to:

  • Access online resources including workshops, self help careers resources, application templates and useful web links.
  • Search for jobs and volunteer opportunities. Listed here you will find local, national and international based jobs from casual work during study to graduate opportunities.
  • Book an appointment with a Careers Adviser, or register for an employability workshop or iEngage industry event.

Book a careers info session, call back, or guidance appointment with a Careers Adviser.


Develop your skills through volunteering, work experience, internships, mentoring and more.


Interactive workshops designed to build your skills, prepare for employment and industry events. 


We can help you look for a job, provide resume feedback, and prepare for an interview. 


Get involved on campus by partnering with UniSC in Leadership, Representative or Volunteer roles. 


Self-help guides, recorded workshops and templates to help you plan your career and develop employability skills. 


UniSC has a wide range of opportunities for employers to connect with our students. Through internships, work experience, careers fair, events and more. Employers can create a company profile and promote opportunities on StudentHub.

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