Enhancing the Employability of Chinese International Students: Identifying Achievements and Gaps in the Research Field

  • Xuemeng Cao Centre for Education Studies , University of Warwick
Keywords: graduate employability, Chinese international students


This article shows what achievements have been made by existing studies on graduate employability, and what gaps need to be filled in this field. It starts with a retrospective account of the changing concept of employability, followed by a presentation of the practices that have been used to support graduate employability enhancement in different countries. Moreover, this article gives a critical review of Chinese contexts of graduate labour market. Last but not least, limitations of existing studies are identified, which reflect an expectation for future research on graduate employability to meet the demand of an increasingly international dimension of higher education.


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