About Work-Integrated Learning
What is Work-Integrated Learning?
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is the term used to describe educational activities that incorporate academic learning and workplace practice, enabling students to develop a combination of academic and practical knowledge and skills which better prepares them for the workplace.
WIL students engage in authentic and meaningful work-related tasks and learn by doing.
WIL involves three stakeholders in partnership: the student, the tertiary institution, and the workplace/community.
WIL opportunities can be crafted to suit an individual, their programme of study, and the relevant stakeholders.
What do students do in Work-Integrated Learning?
Off-campus workplace immersion, such as internships, practicum, apprenticeships and community projects.
On-campus activities, such as consultancy projects, entrepreneurships, student-led enterprise, etc.
Work with government and corporate stakeholders.
Meet the requirements of professional bodies, such as for Teaching, Nursing, Engineering.
Investigate a societal or organisational issue and offer solutions.