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International graduate employability: Making good on the promise

28 Jan 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
20 Tavistock Square 
United Kingdom

International graduate employability is moving up the agenda. Global competitors such as New Zealand and Australia have made it central to their internationalisation efforts, and it is a key strand of the UK government’s new international education strategy. The employability outcomes of our graduates are increasingly essential for the competitive advantage of the UK’s higher education sector. Now we have the post study work visa we have argued for for so long, how do we make sure that universities have the support in place to help our international graduates secure good jobs, here, home or elsewhere.

Why should you attend?

While the post study work visa will help the UK compete, supporting international graduate employability is the next competitive frontier. There is a clear imperative to place international graduate employability front and centre of our international strategies in a constantly shifting environment. Technology and globalisation are radically changing the skills needs of the future workplace.

This conference will pull together expertise from the UK and around the world to help participants learn from their counterparts and competitors. It will be underpinned by case studies drawn from new research by UUKi and AGCAS to answer the question: how can we prepare our international graduates for global success?

Who should attend?

This conference will be useful for staff who have responsibility for or play a part in the international student experience at their university. This conference is open to all with an interest in this topic, however particularly relevant job titles include:

  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Employability and Partnerships)
  • Director of International Strategy/Recruitment
  • Director/Head of Careers & Employability Service
  • International Marketing Officer
  • International Operations Manager
  • International Student Experience/ Support Officer/Adviser
  • International Development Manager
  • Employer Liason Officer/Manager

If you have any questions about this or any other of our events, please contact us on events@universitiesuk.ac.uk or 020 7419 5535.

We also have a range of sponsorship opportunities available at this event. Please contact Esther Dudley, Head of Events and Engagement for information. tel: 020 7419 5412; email: esther.dudley@universitiesuk.ac.uk.

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK


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