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Careers Education Consultant
“Three years after the global financial crisis we are still seeing its lingering effects as graduate recruiter activity in the labour market remains flat. However, our research also shows that unemployment is not a long-term concern for graduates and it’s important to understand that getting a degree is not about the first job after university: it’s about the potential for huge personal growth and a life-time of advantage in the labour market.”
GCA Research Manager, Mr Bruce Guthrie
These figures come from the Australian Graduate Survey, which is an annual survey of graduates from Australian higher education institutions. More than 168,000 graduates responded in 2011.
*Local undergraduate students in full-time work,10+ respondents
518 employers took part in this survey!
Source: Graduate Careers Australia: The report of the Graduate Outlook, 2011 Survey
Professional transitions program: in conjunction with faculties. The program aims to increase students’ ability, confidence and motivation to transition professionally from their degree into the work place. Delivery includes face-to-face activities and online materials.