Our student employability programs offer you a unique opportunity to develop your professional skills and knowledge, identify career options, and connect with industry to enhance your employability during your studies.
To enhance your employability skills, we offer student employability programs including Graduate Edge and Interchange. The opportunities provided by these programs can include access to professional skills training by key employers, and a chance to build your networks, solve real-world business problems and gain entrepreneurial know-how, Keep an eye on the program information below for application dates and criteria.
Grow your networks.
Become an entrepreneurial thinker and doer.
Develop your problem solving skills.
Fast track your way to success.
Applications for the 2018 Interchange Program open 16 May and close 4 June 2018.
INTERCHANGE is open to all University of Sydney international students.
INTERCHANGE is an exclusive 4-day program that leads international students through an action packed learning journey. You will get real life Australian experience and skills by working on everyday problems.
At INTERCHANGE, you will:
INTERCHANGE will help you to become a confident and capable go-getter, with excellent communication, innovation, networking and leadership skills.
"INTERCHANGE was an enormous opportunity for me to explore some of my hidden talents and at the same time mix with hundreds of international students who had similar passions. This experience will undoubtedly be helpful for my academic success too.” ( Past INTERCHANGE participant)
The program is supported by StudyNSW. It is free to you and will recieve a letter of participation on successfully completing the program.
The program involves 3 days of workshops in August and a Gala Event/Pitch Night. Workshop days are expected to run from 9.30am to 4pm. Participants MUST be available to attend ALL sessions.
Applications are due by: 4 June 2018
Complete the Application Form
If you have any questions about Interchange, please get in touch.
Register your interest in the 2019 Graduate Edge program here.
Thinking ahead to vacation or graduate positions? Want to gain exposure to large corporate organisations and gain insight into the skills they seek? We offer an exceptional program to help you gain personal and professional skills and get the edge as a globally competitive student.
We have partnered with leaders in industry to bring you a program of interactive workshops where you will learn key employability skills. The majority of the workshops are conducted at company workplaces, offering you a unique opportunity to get an inside look at some major employers of graduates.
Graduate Edge 2018 took place 12–16 February 2018.
The program is open to undergraduate students from the Business School, Engineering and Information Technology, Science, Law, Arts and Social Sciences, Agriculture and Environment and Architecture, Design and Planning and meet the following eligibility requirements:
View the 2018 Graduate Edge schedule (pdf, 216KB) to see employers who have participated previously and the topics covered.