At Curtin we ensure students develop job-ready skills through a variety of professional work opportunities embedded in all our courses. Through our innovative partnerships with industry, community and government, our students can provide a valuable contribution to workplaces while also strengthening their skills, expanding their industry knowledge and increasing their employability. Our partners play an integral role in our students’ education by providing quality mentoring and supervision of students.
Strategic consulting using Design Thinking
Though a series of workshops to problem-solve and generate ideas, MBA students used Design Thinking to formulate quality business reports documenting different business models and solutions for an industry enterprise.
Curtin Fashion Graduate Show
Curtin students worked with the fashion and events industry and stakeholders to organise, promote and present the Curtin Fashion Graduate Show, a high-quality and professional industry event.
Communication Training in a Virtual Learning Environment
Speech therapy and occupational therapy students interacted with an empathy simulator programmed to give realistic and varied responses, preparing them for appropriate communication in demanding and unpredictable professional situations.
Growth Project – Small Business Consulting
Students from all courses can work closely with small to medium enterprises on a substantial project to formulate practical business solutions, including a strategic report on potential areas of business growth.
Virtual Design and Construction Cooperative
Students are mentored by staff from high-profile architecture and construction companies to prepare them for the changing demands of the digital construction industry.