Work-ready graduates

As a consortium of four universities based across Australia, The ATN is committed to developing work-ready graduates by connecting them to world leading innovators and thinkers. It is vital we equip graduates with employability skills that industry require to ensure they can adapt to the new jobs of the future.


Partnerships with industry groups, global organisations and Australian businesses provide our students with the opportunities to gain practical knowledge and experience in their areas of study.  Research indicates that students who have completed WIL placements are in greater demand in the workforce than their competitors.


Cisco's Networking Academy is an IT and skills building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide.The ATN offers students in IT and engineering-related disciplines more opportunities to enhance their learning by providing a value-added, expanded Cisco Networking Academy in partnership with global IT company, Cisco.

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CommBankCommonwealth Bank

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Stockland and the ATN are pioneering technology innovation and research into artificial intelligence through a leading corporate-academic partnership in social robotics.

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We've partnered with Huawei Australia to provide ATN students with the opportunity to embark on a unique learning experience at Huawei's Global Research & Development centres in Shenzen, China, and to discover the latest ITC innovation happening here in Australia.

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Alexandra HipolitoAlexandra Hipolito

Bachelor of Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney

My placements at IBM and CBA taught me how to communicate professionally with my colleagues and developed my problem solving skills – two key skills which I definitely needed when I transitioned over from university to my current role. Read more...

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Kurt Jennings

Kurt Jennings

Structural Engineering graduate, Curtin University

"My placement at ACOR Consultants helped me to bridge the gap between the theoretical knowledge which I gained at Curtin University and the practical applications which are required in the engineering industry." Read more...

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Nita WiroonsupNita Wiroonsup

Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace, RMIT University

"My internship at EADS Astrium Space Transportation in Bremen, Germany has given me a valuable opportunity to meet, work and build connections globally – this network is what makes RMIT different to other universities." Read more...

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Damien RainesDamien Raines

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions), University of South Australia

“Hewlett Packard is one of the largest international ICT companies, and to have a globally recognised company on my CV before graduating is a huge confidence booster. My internship will be an invaluable learning experience and an excellent opportunity to gain real world experience working in the ICT industry.

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