Work integrated learning (WIL) activities aim to improve future employability of graduates. Increasing internationalisation of information technology professions suggests the need for cross cultural experiences to be included within WIL in Information Systems subjects. The paper reports on one such WIL activity carried out in cross campus group work exercise between students in Australia and Malaysia undertaking a Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree at the University of Wollongong and partner institution, INTI International College Subang, Malaysia. The focus of the paper is on student engagement to ascertain whether students perceive value in this kind of learning activity. It is recognised that situated learning such as those that occur in WIL rely on positive student engagement in order for learning outcomes to be achieved.