This is not the case, with many postgraduate students choosing to return to study to change career or disciplines there is the need to support these students with employability.
The OLT project into the postgraduate student experience (2016) found that postgraduate students
The following recommendations emerged from the research, it is recommended that
(Kinash et al, 2016, p.5)
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Kinash, S., Crane, L., Bannatyne, A., Judd, M-M., Stark, A., Eckersley, B., Hamlin, G., Partridge, H., & Udas, K. (2016). National research on the postgraduate student experiences: Case presentation on career development and employability (Volume 3 of 3). Sydney, NSW: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. Retrieved from: http://PostgraduateStudentExperience.com
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