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Stand out, gain an edge and remain competitive in today’s job market.  At AR International, we equip international students and graduates with a range of employability skills and capabilities in addition to their academic and technical knowledge.  These soft skills also refer as transferable skills are key personal attributes that are highly valued by employers.  They are critical at securing their 1st job and essential for effective performance in the workplace.

About Us

AR International Education is a sister company of Aorui International, a leading English education and student agent based in Shandong, China - South Australia’s sister State.

AR International was founded in South Australia in 2015 and has branches in China, United States, and United Kingdom with services extended to Switzerland, Canada, Ireland, Singapore and New Zealand.

AR International’s mission is to provide international students with professional support and services from their first day of arrival to graduation.  Our services include pre-arrival preparation, airport pick-up, accommodation, banking, study support, cultural integration, safety and workshops designed to develop students' employability skills to help them transition smoothly into the workforce.

Our Services

Provide international students with one point of access to a suite of employability skills development workshops to help them transition smoothly into the workforce.

#1 Develop Transferable Skills (Soft Skills)

· Effective Communication |Improve written and verbal communication

  • How to write clearly and concisely | grammar, tone and context
  • Improving academic success - Proof reading and editing your work
  • Writing in different contexts – academic writing, writing at work (eg emails)
  • How to ask questions

·      Learn, listen and contribute

  • Customer service skills
  • Interaction with colleagues and managers
  • Speaking up about your ideas
  • Participating in team activities
  • Social conversations at work and study

·       Effective Networking

  • Value of networking
  • Expanding your networks
  • Developing an ‘elevator pitch”
  • Getting involved in extracurricular activities

·       Time Management Skills

·       Developing Interpersonal Skills

#2  Prepare For Employment

·      Benefits of work experience

  • Access to potential referees
  • Building an employment history
  • Demonstrated preparedness for work

·      Your rights at work

  • Overview of Fair Work Act
  • Knowing your visa and residency options
  • Facts and myths about working in Australia

·      Planning for success

  • Understanding what employers are looking for
  • Understanding your value, becoming familiar with your knowledge, skills and behaviour traits
  • Identifying career goals
  • Enlisting the help of others - the value of mentors and coaches
  • Attending information sessions

#3  Gain Work Experience

· Types of workplace experience

  • Paid/Unpaid internships
  • Work placement
  • Part-time work
  • Casual work
  • Volunteering
  • Work-integrated learning

·      Finding work and identifying opportunities

  • Familiar with the sector you wish to work in
  • What are the types of career pathways
  • Graduate opportunities
  • Recruitment processes
  • Uncovering the hidden job market

·      Researching organisations and industry sectors

  • Attending events and industry forums
  • Attending specialised workshops for graduates

·       Annual reports

·       Consumer information

#4  Develop Job Search Plan

·      Build Career Profile

  • Professional social media profile
  • Identify key contacts
  • Set targets
  • Identify recruitment channels

#5 Job Application
·      Build Professional CV
·      Set up LinkedIn Profile
·      Tailor CV to each job
·      Write great cover letter
·       Prepare for interviews
  • Tips and Preparation before and after Interview
  • Grooming
  • Mock Interview
  • Frequently asked interview questions

#6 Other Services

·       Pre-arrival preparation

    • Consultation on university selection
    • Consultation on what degree to pursue
    • Psychometric assessment

·       Airport pick-up

·       Arrange temporary & permanent accommodation

·       Assist with banking matters

·       Assist with transportation arrangement

·       Assist with setting up mobile card

·       Cultural integration

    • Cultural training workshop
    • City and other tour

·       Overseas student health cover

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