Ribit in the media

Student work placements: business, universities must help

There have been recent reports of companies offering unpaid internships to students for a fee and students paying up to $1000 for a placement. Should university students be expected to pay for work experience with business? We need to ask why is this happening and what can we do about it.

Love in the air as students speed date defence Primes

In an event that bore more than a passing resemblance to a speed-dating night for amorous singles, defence industry employers and university students gathered at NSW Parliament on Tuesday night to share their attributes in what NSW Industry Minister Niall Blair described as a “win-win for Defence, industry, graduates and [the] future economy”.