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UNSW Sydney hosts roadshows to attract Indian students

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018

Times News Network

University of New South Wales (UNSW) held the first of its Open Day series in New Delhi to attract new high-school graduates from across India as part of a multi-city roadshow to give them a first look at the range of higher education opportunities and career tracks on offer at one of the top-ranked teaching and research institutions in the world.

Hundreds of students and their parents attended the event, learning about the various aspects of student life and employability at the Sydney-based university.

The India Open Days series themed around “employability of international students” will now be held in Chennai on November 20, Pune on November 22 and Mumbai on November 23.

During the event, faculty members and representatives from various academic streams and departments of UNSW interacted with visitors to make sure prospective students leave knowing exactly what Australian university can do for them and their futures.

Blair Slater, head, Global Employability department, UNSW, spoke on the university's wide-ranging career development and work placement programmes that make sure students are highly employable upon graduation. He also spoke about the UNSW's three-day, Professional Development Programme for international students that helps them know about Australian workplace culture, the recruitment process and prepare students for a global career. He held a hands-on session with the visitors on how they can prepare their profiles and attract potential employers.

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