Delegates at the Council of International Students Australia's National Conference have called on all education stakeholders to actively engage with international students to address the key issues facing Australia’s student population.
Studying or working abroad through the European mobility programme Erasmus has a notably bigger impact on students’ long-term employability in Eastern and Southern Europe than elsewhere, a new study has found.
The unique skills gained through study abroad aren’t being promoted enough to employers or advocated well enough by students, delegates at the Regent’s University London International Partners Conference heard.
The UK HE sector is light years ahead of Australia in terms of coordinating services to enhance employability, resulting in better success rates for international graduates seeking employment. This is a key finding of new research from Rob Lawrence of Prospect Research & Marketing for AUIDF.
Students who study or train abroad are half as likely to experience long-term unemployment as their counterparts with no study abroad experience, a new study based on the flagship EU student mobility programme Erasmus has revealed. The Erasmus Impact Study also found the number of European employers who think international experience is important for recruitment has doubled since 2006.