Jobs in the Parramatta CBD are forecast to grow from 49,000 in 2011 to 83,000 in 2041, presenting graduates with many opportunities to carve out a career in their chosen field. 

Graduate students working with the co-working space of Western Sydney University with resident businesses.
Image of the exterior of Western Sydney University City campus which has been built into a high rise structure. Within it, students have the ability to collaborate with existing businesses to further their exposure to the workforce at a post secondary level.

Graduate Work In Parramatta

The Parramatta CBD is undergoing significant growth and revitalisation.

The Parramatta city campus for Western Sydney University opened in 2017.

It’s home to 10,000 students from the School of Business who share the building with professional services firm PwC and the Australian Government agency WaterNSW.

The building was designed to promote close relationships with the business community, exposing its students to unique learning and career opportunities.

Image of a group of international students who have successfully achieved Visa approvals to study in Australia

Scholarships & Visa Information

There are many scholarships, grants, and bursaries available to help international students cover the cost of their studies and living in Australia. The Australian Government, education providers, and other public and private organisations offer scholarships for international students.

International students can apply for a Student visa (subclass 500). This visa covers primary, secondary and tertiary education in Australia and those who wish to study English.  

If the student is under 18, their guardian can apply for the Student Guardian visa (subclass 590). 

Find out more on the Study in Australia website.

Students Choose Parramatta

From inspiring campus’ in the middle of the CBD, the opportunity to network with neighbouring businesses, a comprehensive transport network and a thriving food scene - Parramatta has everything Alyssa needed to start her journey. 

Parramatta's Educational Excellence

Learn about Australia’s education system. Discover primary, secondary and university options in the City of Parramatta.