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This new program for international students will equip participants with real-world Australian industry experience. Students will benefit from mentoring, building industry connections, and working with other students from around the world.

What is QUT OZ EX?

The QUT OZ EX program is a new opportunity for QUT international students to gain Australian industry experience. Participants will complete a week-long team project with a Brisbane-based industry partner. Guided by an in-company mentor, students will be exposed to an Australian workplace and develop skills including teamwork, critical thinking and communication.

What students get

Students who participate in the QUT OZ EX program will:

  • build Australian industry work experience
  • improve workplace skills, including business etiquette, communication and problem solving
  • receive mentoring from an Australian industry professional
  • connect with other QUT international students across different study areas and nationalities
  • establish industry contacts and build their professional network
  • receive a certificate upon successful completion of the program.

Key dates

4 March - Registration opens

Registration opens to all eligible QUT international students.

3 April - Registration closes

Closing day for all eligible QUT international students to register their interest for the QUT OZ EX program.

May - Successful candidates notified

An email will be sent to all successful candidates for the QUT OZ EX program.

21 June - Preparation seminar

Successful candidates attend a mandatory preparation briefing seminar prior to undertaking the QUT OZ EX program.

24-28 June - Industry project

Candidates undertake their week-long QUT OZ EX project at the allocated industry partner.

3 July - QUT OZ EX Showcase

Successful candidates receive their completion certificate. Teams will also present and reflect on their experience.

Contact us

For enquiries about the program and how your students can get involved, contact us.

Get in touch

Australian and NZ students

International students

1800 181 848
(within Australia)

+61 3 9627 4853
(outside Australia)

Enquire online