Federation University Australia


Student Careers and Employment Service


Room 119, Albert Coates Complex, Building U, for Ballarat’s Mount Helen campus

Careers Office, Building D, SMB, for Ballarat city campuses

Room C28 Student Support Office, Building C, for Wimmera Campuses

Student Connect Office, Building 3N, for Gippsland Campus

Student Connect Office, Building 903, for Berwick Campus

Online via FedUni Moodle.

Postal Address: PO Box 663 Ballarat VIC 3353
Telephone: +61 3 5327 9910
Facsimile: +61 3 5327 9704
Homepage: www.federation.edu.au/studentcareerhub
Email: [email protected]
University Switchboard: +61 3 5327 9000
University Homepage: www.federation.edu.au

Federation University Australia (FedUni) is one of the nation’s leading regional universities. With a reputation for relevance and excellence, FedUni has a strong tradition of education and training delivery spanning more than 145 years. We were the nation’s first regional, multi-sector university and are the third oldest site of higher learning in Australia.

We offer access to higher education, TAFE, secondary schooling and research opportunities. With campuses in Ballarat, Gippsland and the Wimmera, our programs are also delivered online and via a range of partner institutes across Australia and around the globe.

Services and Programs
Target emails ■ On-campus interviews ■ Information sessions ■ Online “CareerHub” system to manage vacancies and event bookings ■ Industry Placement Program and Industry based projects and work experience opportunities ■ Faculty liaison.

A wide selection of audiovisual equipment including videoconferencing ■ Catering ■ Interview rooms ■ Lecture theatres with presentation equipment ■ Free parking ■ Beautiful bush setting.

Equity Groups
The University supports all graduate recruitment for students in equity groups and is happy to liaise with employers to facilitate their needs in this area.

Fields of Education
Accounting, Business Computing, Biomedical Science, Bio-Technology,  Business Administration, E-commerce, Economics, Education, Engineering (Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Mining), Commerce, Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, Exercise and Sports Science, Fine Arts, Food and Nutritional Science, Geology, Graphic Design & Multimedia, Health Science, Human Movement, Human Resource Management, Humanities, Information Technology, Management, Marketing, Metallurgy, Midwifery, Nursing, Occupational Health & Safety, Para-medicine, Performing Arts, Psychology, Science, Sport Management, Teaching, Tourism, Veterinary Bio-Science, Welfare.

Number of Graduating Students (approximate)
Accounting 350+; Applied Science / Bio-medical 100+; Arts/Humanities 60+; Business/Commerce 800+; Education 300+; Engineering 100+ (inc. Mining 50+); Human Movement 50+; IT/Computer Science/ Mathematics 750+, Nursing 200+; OH&S areas 50+; Para-medicine 20+; Performing Arts 30+; Psychology 70+; Visual Arts (including Graphic Design) 50+.


Manager Career Development and Employment:
Deborah Cutts
T: +61 3 5327 9920
E: [email protected]

Student Careers and Employment Officers:

Liana Brennan

T: +61 3 51228346

E: [email protected]

Mary Drendel

T: +61 3 5327 9131

E: [email protected]

Jenny Van Oirschot

T: +61 3 5327 8167

E: [email protected]

Co-ordinator, Industry Placement Program:

Joanne Matthews

T: +61 3 5122 6303

E: [email protected]

Industry Placement Program Support Officers

Bernadette Buykx

T: +61 3 5122 6170

E: [email protected]

Angela Harris

T: +61 3 5327 6353

E: [email protected]

Student Careers and Employment Administration Officer:

Barbara Newell

T: + 61 3 5327 9910

E: [email protected]

2017 Dates

Term 1: 2/2/2017 – 26/6/2017
Term 2:  31/7/2017 – 24/11/2017
Vacations:      Easter – 14/4/17 to 30/4/17

Winter – 27/6/17 – 30/7/2017

Spring – 25/9/2017 – 8/10/2017

Employer Visits
Employers are encouraged to contact staff to arrange visits to the campus.

Careers Fairs

Numerous events are planned for 2017 at the faculty level and in collaboration with student clubs and societies.  Please contact the team to discuss your interests in engaging with our students in more detail.

Other events: Dates yet to be confirmed for Nursing, Education, Volunteer Opportunities and Undergraduate Opportunities events for 2017 at Ballarat, Berwick and Gippsland campuses.