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With an increasing focus on students maximising their potential whilst studying, more and more people are taking an interest in graduate employability development.

Curtin Careers, Employment & Leadership

Collaboration between faculty and Curtin Careers, Employment & Leadership is fundamental to enhancing the employability of Curtin students. The greatest success is achieved by combining your knowledge and the needs of your course/unit, with our expertise to deliver tailored, responsive services to students.

We have a range of established programs and services which we currently run in partnership with staff and faculty members across the university, and we welcome discussion on how new or existing initiatives can be developed to meet the needs of you and your students. 

For more information, please visit Careers, Employment & Leadership.
Please contact us directly to discuss your requirements.

The TILE Approach

Developed during an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Fellowship, The TILE Approach was established as a community of practice for educators and administrators.


Known as The TILE Approach in light of its four key themes of Teaching, Identity, Learning and Engagement, this community has developed, trialled and published new resources known as TILE tools. The tools have so far been adopted by academics in 16 countries, and their development continues

The TILE Approach
For more information, please visit The TILE Approach

Graduate Employability Australia

This group brings together academic staff, employers, professional bodies, graduates and students who have an interest in graduate employability.


To help students maximise their employability, stakeholders need to work together to better understand the current and future expectations of employers and society.

Graduate Employability Australia

For more information, please visit Graduate Employability Australia.
If you would like to connect with others, share resources and ask questions, please join our LinkedIn group Graduate Employability Australia.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Curtin values authentic learning and is committed to developing graduate employability through WIL. WIL supports the provision of authentic learning in a variety of settings, within curricular and co-curricular programs. WIL pedagogy supports the university's endeavour to strengthen students' capacity to develop graduate employability whilst studying. 


Stories of work integrated and service learning can be found at: 

For more information, please visit Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

Examples of good practice around employability

The following is a list of useful links when searching for examples of good practice around employability.

Scholarship of learning and teaching

The following may be useful if you are looking to engage in the scholarship of learning and teaching relating to employability.