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  1. Education
    Children who move to Australia from abroad do better at school and are more ambitious that those born in the country, new research has found. Immigrant students in Australia also have a greater sense of belonging than their peers, according to the study published by the Organisation for...
  2. Education
    As the number of international students studying in Australia reaches record highs, it is being suggested that institutions need to do more to make sure they offer what is needed to retain numbers. The most up to date figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that in 2017...
  3. Education
    Australia is a popular country for students from all over the world to study and now the latest set of rankings show that eight are among the top in terms of students finding jobs. The QS rankings look beyond mere academic results and traditional measures such as research strength and...
  4. Education
    Students from overseas who get a degree and stay in Australia as well as international graduates who move to the country to work are making a larger contribution than ever to the nation's workforce, new research shows. A new report from the Australian Council for Educational Research shows that...
  5. Education
    An international agricultural student exchange and training scheme that has been running for 31 years in Australia says it will no longer be able to run because of visa changes. The International Rural Exchange (IRE) is a specialist organisation that brings hundreds of trainees into Australia...
  6. Education
    While there has been a lot of information regarding the growing number of international students taking courses in Australia, new research reveals that more Australians are studying abroad too. Students enrolled at Australian universities have steadily increased their learning abroad activities...
  7. Education
    Issues like cultural diversity and safety are key factors being considered by international students when considering applying to study at a university in Australia, new research has found. Proximity to where they want to study is the top consideration, followed by multiculturalism and safety...
  8. Education
    From January all people working in Australia on a 457 visa with school age children will be required to pay school fees. South Australia will become the last state to end free schooling in state schools for 457 visa holders. The visa is one of the most common for overseas workers and allows...
  9. Education
    Australian universities, which attract students from around the world, have done well in the latest global rankings for higher education institutions. The 2016 QS World University Rankings show that overall Australia has nine universities in the top 200, one more than last year, five of which...
  10. Education
    Australians are more positive about the benefits of immigration but education and health and the most important issues facing the country today, according to a new poll. Some 885 named education as being a very important issue while 83% names health, 79% domestic violence and 77% the economy...
  11. Education
    International students studying for certain Technical and Further Education (TAFE) qualifications in Australia could face paying higher fees. In the run up to the general election in July it has been revealed that the Labour Party has plans to charge students thousands of dollars in upfront...
  12. Visas and immigration
    More students from around the world than ever before are choosing to study in Australia with numbers up 10% in 2015 compared to the previous year. The latest official figures show that almost half a million international students from nearly two hundred countries attended higher education...
  13. Education
    Students from overseas who graduate in Australia often end up staying and finding a career with the big cities being the most popular places for them to settle. But they represent an abundant supply of untapped skills that are needed in areas outside of the popular locations of Sydney...
  14. Education
    International students looking to start their studies in Australia in 2016 are being urged to get their applications in soon as the immigration department is expecting a large number of applicants this year. Those who are already in Australia are also being urged to make sure they put in an...
  15. Education
    Ties between Australian and Indonesian universities are at a record high and more Indonesian students are choosing to study in Australia, according to a new report. The number of formal agreements for research partnerships, staff and student exchanges and study abroad programmes increased to...
  16. Education
    International research students studying at universities in Canberra, Australia, will no longer have to pay state school fees for their children, it has been announced. Currently, many expats in Australia face school fees of up to $12,000 per child for state-provided education with decisions...
  17. Education
    The relationship between business and universities in the Asia Pacific region is being strengthened with new initiatives announced by Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop. An expansion to the New Colombo Plan (NCP) will improve the future prospects of students and deepen engagement...
  18. Education
    Australian universities have become involved in a global programme that will promote more opportunities for students to take part in international study and research. Universities Australia has signed an agreement with Canadian organisation, Mitacs, which will allow Australian undergraduate...
  19. Visas and immigration
    There are calls in Australia for a quality rating to be introduced when immigration officials determine whether a university of college is entitled to streamlined visa processing. The Productivity Commission has backed the call from the international education industry amid concerns over...
  20. Visas and immigration
    Students keen to study in Australia but concerned that they may not be able to afford to do so can apply for a number of scholarships and awards that can help alleviate the financial burden. There are many scholarships, grants, and bursaries which can help support international student with...
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