Careers and Industry
Give your existing career a boost with industry insights, or learn about the field of work you'd like to move into. We'll keep you updated with expert advice, news, and tips to help you achieve your goals.
Want a career in the space industry?
You don't have to become an astronaut to work in the space sector. You don't even need to go to NASA. Space jobs are on the rise right here in Australia.
How do you get a job in vaccine research?
Want to help future generations fight viruses like COVID-19? Learn about the online degrees that will help you start a career in the vaccine research field.
Why students are getting serious about sustainability
More and more students are looking to integrate an understanding of sustainability into their profession. Learn how this is changing institutions across Australia and what we’re doing to help.
Accelerate your small business with these online courses
Kick-starting your small business? Enrol in these online courses designed to help you run, promote and grow your small business from the ground up.
Ready for a career change? Make the switch to education
Want to make a difference in higher education? As universities continue to adapt to the new norm brought on by COVID-19, discover how you can make a difference in the uni experience for future students.
Bolster your marketing skills with these 4 online courses
In the digital space, there’s always something new to learn. Whether you’re looking to secure a promotion or completely switch careers in marketing, the following courses can help you get there.
How a healthy immune system helped Open Universities Australia adapt quickly and easily when needed
Open University Australia’s Agile Lead, James Pulling, reveals how the organisation adapted in the challenging times brought about by COVID-19. 6 minute read.
Why working 5 days in the office may be a thing of the past
If you were asked to go back to the office for 5 days a week, starting tomorrow, what would be your reaction? As many businesses are finding, employees want a more flexible working environment. 6 minute read.
Future-proofing your career during isolation
Feeling anxious about your career? With coronavirus putting many of our lives on hold, it’s understandable. We asked a career expert for her advice. 8 minute read.
Given the pandemic, is online study the way of the future?
While online study has been around for some time, the current situation has been a catalyst for greater uptake in remote learning. Will things revert to how they were, or are they changed for good? 5 minute read.
3 ways to nail your personal brand
Preparing for the modern workforce requires a bit of self-marketing. Here’s how to develop a personal brand and stand out above the rest.