Victorian Working Group on International Student Employability

Building Pathways towards International Student Employment

Our Mission

Our Mission
VicWISE - the Victorian Working group on International Student Employability is a non-profit association with a single mission: To help International Students unlock opportunities for Employment. 

The Working group consists of all the 8 major Universities in Melbourne, Victorian TAFEs, Private Colleges and a number of employers who are all passionate about championing employability for international students.

The VicWISE mission is founded on 4 guiding principles:
1. Promoting international student employability - helping employers unlock a dynamic talent pool of skilful, loyal and resilient employees.

2. Advocating for international students - empowering students adjust and overcomes barriers to employment in Australia.

3. Supporting the higher educator sector - working closely with education providers to help their students achieve employment in Australia.

4. Collaborating with industry and government partners - fostering greater participation amongst key employers in unleashing this engine of growth and innovation. 


For Employers

Fact Sheets

Benefits of hiring an International Student - Find out how!

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Hear from the professionals

For Students

Career Development Resources

Develop a Comprehensive Career Plan

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Legal Aid and Employment Rights

A fair day's wage for a fair day's work

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Volunteering and Info Sessions

Do more with your time in Australia

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Volunteer With Us!


A recount of the VicWISE networking event and its outcomes.

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Pathways towards International Student Employment

Contact Us

  • Melbourne VIC, Australia