2021 Study NSW Employability Program for international students

International students it's time to enhance your employability and achieve your career goals! The free program includes virtual and in-person events with guest speakers, student entrepreneurs and access one-on-one mentoring.

Free events and webinars

About

Study NSW has funded and curated this free Employability Program for international students.

All in-person and virtual events are available to international students in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.

All virtual events are available to international students located outside of Sydney and Australia who are studying with a NSW education provider.

Places are limited so please register early.

Our partners

Study NSW partnered with three industry providers - Academy of Entrepreneurs, Haymarket HQ and Ready Grad to deliver the 2021 Study NSW Employability Program.

Our partners have broad industry experience including education and training, entrepreneurship, innovation and graduate employability.

Academy

Haymarket HQ

Ready Grad


May 2021

Networking your way into a job (virtual)

Speaker: Rohan Holland, National Manager Employability Programs at Readygrad

Date: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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How to develop your mindset and emotional intelligence to become a leader (in-person)

Speaker: Ush Dhanak, Coach and global emotional intelligence expert

Date: Wednesday 19 May 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Mezzanine Level, 198 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Branding for business on Instagram (virtual)

Speaker: Adela de la Flor, digital marketing expert

Date: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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June 2021

How to network and access mentorship (in-person)

Speaker: Alexander Tran, Founder of Lumaway

Date: Tuesday 8 June 2021

Time: 5.30pm - 7.00pm

Location: Haymarket HQ, Level 2/63 Dixon St, Haymarket 2000

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How to gain work experience while studying (virtual)

Speaker: Rohan Holland, National Manager Employability Programs at Readygrad

Date: Thursday 10 June 2021

Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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How to manage and reduce stress to succeed in life (virtual)

Speaker: Wiebke Zimdars

Date: Tuesday 15  June 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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Business culture and behaviours (virtual)

Speaker: Rohan Holland, National Manager Employability Programs at Readygrad

Date: Tuesday 22 June 2021

Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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Leadership Masterclass: Develop an effective mindset to change the world (virtual)

Speaker: Ush Dhanak, Coach and global emotional intelligence expert

Date: Tuesday 29 June 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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July 2021

Finance for student entrepreneurs: How to generate more revenue (in-person)

Speaker: Paula Mills, Founder and CEO of Academy of Entrepreneurs

Date: Tuesday 6 July 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Mezzanine Level, 198 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Project Management tools, tips and hacks (virtual)

Speaker: Nico Luciano and Calvin Bruun Plener

Date: Wednesday 14 July 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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From international student to entrepreneur: Success stories from student entrepreneurs (in-person)

Speaker: Paula Mills, Founder and CEO of Academy of Entrepreneurs

Date: Thursday, 22 July 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Mezzanine Level, 198 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

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How to start a business as an international student and write a one-page canvas business plan (virtual)

Speaker: Chris Peralta, Entrepreneur

Date: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

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Past events

April 2021

How to write a winning resume and get your dream job while studying (in-person)

Speaker: Wiebke Zimdars

Date: Thurday 22 April 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Mezzanine Level, 198 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

Navigating the graduate employment journey during COVID-19 (virtual)

Speaker: Rohan Holland, National Manager Employability Programs at Readygrad

Date: Thursday 22 April 2021

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

How to create your own personal brand (virtual)

Speaker: Adam O'Neill, Founder of Asia Advisory

Date: Tuesday 27 April 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

May 2021

Advanced job application strategies (virtual)

Speaker: Rohan Holland, National Manager Employability Programs at Readygrad

Date: Tuesday 4 May 2021

Time: 3.00pm - 4.00pm

Location: Online via Zoom

How to succeed at interviews and secure your dream job (in-person)

Speaker: Wiebke Zimdars

Date: Wednesday 5 May 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: Mezzanine Level, 198 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

How to develop a strong online presence with LinkedIn (virtual)

Speaker: Jeff Deutsch, Head of Growth at ContactOut

Date: Tuesday 11 May 2021

Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Online via Zoom