Deakin University To Be Official Education Partner For The Sportsgrad Podcast

n a recent press release, The Sportsgrad Podcast have announced they have partnered with Deakin University as an official education partner.

The partnership will see the two organisations working together to promote career opportunities in the sport industry and provide knowledge to graduates and job-seekers.

Founded in 2017, Sportsgrad have experienced success with their podcast as one of the leading career podcasts on iTunes Australia.

The podcast is hosted by Sportsgrad founder, Reuben Williams, and Ryan Walker with 90 episodes to date.

On the partnership, Reuben Williams said: “It’s a thrill for The SportsGrad Podcast to be recognised by my alma mater [Deakin University] as a leading source of information and inspiration to students looking to find their way into the sport industry.”

On the opportunity presented, Deakin Sport Network founder and Deakin chair of sport management, Professor David Shillbury, said: “Having guided our students and supported our alumni through decades of change in the sport industry, we are bullish about the future for sport, and this partnership reflects that.”

According to research by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), employment in the sport sector dropped by almost half with 61,200 employed in the field.

AISC projections however show employment levels are to rise to over 133,000 by 202