Online Staff training courses well on the way: insights into the development process

As emerged from the research insights conducted within Workpackage 2 of the project, to enhance the employability and retention of international degree students, focusing solely on their preparation, networking, and competences is not sufficient. In fact, within the quadruple helix approach, it is increasingly crucial to equip employers, employees, third sector organisations), and Higher Education…

The development of an International Talent Journey at Arcada

Career support is fundamental for international higher education degree students seeking employment during and after their studies. To enhance their host country employability, the Erasmus+ project INTERLOCALITY – Increased Local Employability of International Degree Students, is developing an International Talent Journey (ITJ) for international students throughout their studies. Arcada is one of the partners of…

Developing not only employability, but also employer-ability

By Sandra Slotte The INTERLOCALITY project aims to increase the local employability of international higher education degree students within the fields of engineering and business administration. This focus on ‘employability’ is congruent with the global narrative on the responsibility of the students to develop their employability in order to gain, and maintain, employment. However, already…

The Employability Activities Catalogue (EAC)

The Employability Activities Catalogue (EAC) Download The Employability Activities Catalogue (EAC) is part of an Intellectual Output within the ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnership “INTERLOCALITY – Increased local employability of international students”. It aims at mapping and collecting employability and retention activities and initiatives within the consortium of the five partners.The Employability Activities Catalogue is the basis…

First phase finished: International Alumni Monitoring Tool

Subproject IAMT  Fontys University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands) is coordinator of the development of an International Alumni Monitoring Tool (IAMT) within the INTERLOCALITY consortium. This tool will track and collect objective data on the mobility and career progression of international students in the fields of engineering or business administration, and subjective data on their perceptions of their…

The Complexity of Internationalisation Calls for Collaboration by Sandra Slotte

The increasingly complex, networked, and globalised environments highly affect the internationalisation of universities of applied sciences (UASs) today and probably even more so in the future. Higher education institutions (HEIs) need to increase systemic collaboration both internally and with external actors in societies locally and globally in order to ensure not only the continued success…

Work in progress: International Alumni Monitoring Tool

Subproject IAMT  Fontys University of Applied Sciences (The Netherlands) is coordinator of the development of an International Alumni Monitoring Tool (IAMT) within the INTERLOCALITY consortium. This tool will track and collect objective data on the mobility and career progression of international students in the fields of engineering or business administration, and subjective data on their…

INTERLOCALITY: let’s join forces to increase international students and recent graduates’ retention and employability!  

INTERLOCALITY: let’s join forces to increase international students and recent graduates’ retention and employability!  https://youtu.be/ltYp4p2KqNc The project “INTERLOCALITY – increased local employability of international degree students” has finally begun.  The project, financed by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union under the Ka2 Cooperation Partnership – Higher Education, aims at increasing local employability among international…