Related Projects

  1. B-HERT -
    The Business/Higher Education Round Table is a not-for-profit organisation that was established in 1990 to strengthen the relationship between business and higher education. B-HERT is the only organisation with members who are leaders in higher education, business, industry bodies and research institutions.

  2. IRUA -
    Important recent case studies of real life WIL from an employer perspective.
    IRU is a network of seven universities conducting research of national and international standing and applying collective expert knowledge, capabilities and resources to enhance the outcomes of higher education.

    All nine Victorian universities collaborating for the purpose of assisting industry with Research, Commercialisation, forming partnerships and other non-WIL related university queries.


There is a growing body of research supporting work integrated learning in Australia and overseas.

Little, B. & Harvey, L. (2006). Learning Through Workplacements and Beyond ,The Higher Education Academy, UK.

Martin, E. (1997). The effectiveness of different models of work-based university education. Evaluations and Investigations Program. Canberra, Higher Education Division, Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs.

Moreland, N. (2004) Learning and Employability - Work-related Learning. The Higher Education Academy UK.

Patrick, C., Peach, D. & Pocknee, C. (2009). The WIL Report: A National Scoping Study

Scoullar, R.,&; CIRM Graduate Employability Working Group (2008). Guidelines for good practice in work integrated learning for the integrated resources sciences. Coorparoo, QLD, Consortium for Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)

Scoullar, R.,&; CIRM Graduate Employability Working Group (2008). Improving graduate employability skills in the integrated resource sciences. Coorparoo, QLD, Consortium for Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)

Universities Australia (2008). A National Internship Scheme: Enhancing the skills and work-readiness of Australian university graduates. Position Paper No.3/08. Deakin, ACT, Universities Australia

Case Studies of real WIL experiences for Employer - Host Organisation research and planning purposes (ACCI - IRU Research Project 2010)