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UNSW Canberra 2018/2019 Graduate Program


Higher education is not just for academics. UNSW has an ambitious strategy and we want you be part of our global University.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies

Application dates

Applications Close
22 Apr 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Engineering & Mathematics
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
Dentistry & Dental Science
Nutrition & Dietetics
Medicine & Medical Science
Nursing & Midwifery
Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Public Health
Social Work & Sociology
Legal Studies
Property & Built Environment
General Education Studies

Australia has one of the best higher education systems in the world. In 2014, university education added an estimated $140 billion dollars to the Australian economy by educating 1.3 million students and employing 120,000 staff.

A career in higher education can be varied and give you opportunities across the globe.

UNSW is a leader in higher education in Australia and the Asia–Pacific, and are ranked in the world's top 100 universities. UNSW has over 50,000 students and undertakes world leading research through its nine faculties. Our 2025 strategy aspires to improve and transform lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society.

UNSW Canberra is unique in Australia, as it is based at a leading military academy. Its undergraduate programs are tailored to the Australian Defence Force and civilian engineering students, while postgraduate and doctoral students undertake research programs across; arts, business, engineering, IT and science; these programs are open to civilian students.

The one-year Graduate Program will include up to four diverse rotations which will provide you with a broad knowledge of the tertiary sector, and UNSW Canberra.

Should you be successful in securing a securing a position in this highly sort after program, you will be placed on a 12 month fixed term contract. On completion of the program, high performing graduates will be placed in permanent positions.


UNSW Canberra graduate program will provide you with the best possible opportunity to be immersed in the University sector and lay the grounds for a future in the Higher Education sector.

As part of the Graduate Program, UNSW Canberra will offer you:

  • A starting salary of $65,506 p.a plus 9.5% Superannuation (UNSW Level 4)
  • The potential to secure a permanent appointment at UNSW Canberra at the end of the 12 month Graduate Program.
  • Rapid salary progression to UNSW Level 5, step 1 for those participants who complete the program with outstanding feedback from their placements and are offered a permanent position.
  • Networking and social opportunities, including invitations to corporate sponsored events at UNSW Canberra oval;
  • Up to four rotations across UNSW Canberra's schools, centres and units;
  • A suite of professional development opportunities in the one-year program.
  • On completion of the Program graduates will be encouraged to engage in further professional development, including postgraduate study.