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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
    The higher education sector in Australia is concerned about how changes to visa programmes will affect students from overseas who want to study in Australia. Nor is the industry sure how the creation of the new super Home Affairs Department will have an impact as it is just a few weeks since it...
  3. 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...
  4. Education
    Students from overseas like Australia so much that tens of thousands decide to stay after graduating with some getting jobs and others taking a holiday. Their prospects are good as official figures show that university graduates in Australia are two and a half times less likely to be jobless...
  5. Jobs and work
    International students and immigrants in Australia whose command of English makes then afraid of reporting workplace issues can now do so in a number of different languages. It is well established that those who arrive to work in Australia, particularly from Asian countries, are open to...
  6. Education
    International student numbers increased by 15% in Australia in the first three months of this year compared to the same period in 2016, the latest official figures show. Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, said the rising international student numbers came on top of growth of...
  7. 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...
  8. Education
    Students at university in Australia face having to pay higher fees and pay back any loans they get faster under new plans being released by ministers. Education Minister Simon Birmingham believes that universities are richer than they claim to be and as a result funding to them is going to be...
  9. Education
    Australia's student visa programme is proving popular with the latest official data showing that a record half a million plus international students were studying in Australia in 2016. In the first half of the financial year the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBO) granted the...
  10. Education
    A university in Australia is taking steps to make sure that students from overseas get the best they can from their studies and also help them further their careers when they graduate. Like universities around the world, the University of Queensland (UQ) welcomes students from many countries...
  11. Education
    The number of international students choosing to study in Australia has increased by 10% last year with a record nine out of 10 satisfied with their experience in higher education. Some 554,179 students from almost 200 countries studied in Australia in 2016 with enrolments in higher education...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Jobs and work
    There needs to be more research into the labour market implications of the work rights of international students, graduates and working holiday makers in Australia as they are currently poorly understood, according to a detailed report. The Productivity Commission has recommended a public...
  15. Education
    Moving abroad to study can be daunting and exciting and in Australia there are laws that protect the rights of international students. The Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act covers everything from financial protections through to work rights, student welfare and complaints...
  16. 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...
  17. Visas and immigration
    International students planning to move to Australia to study are being reminded to make sure they get the right visa from the right source. They are being warned to be aware of people who are not registered migration agents offering to sort of their visa for a fee and being aware of the rules...
  18. Education
    The Migration Council in Australia has suggested that there should be a visa lottery for international students to address the severe shortage of skilled professionals in certain areas. In a report it suggests that to address the skills shortage over the medium term there should be a visa...
  19. Education
    Australia is a popular country for international students and now research shows that its universities score highly when it comes to teaching quality, learning resources and skills development. The annual Student Experience National Report survey, which began in 2011, shows that 80% of students...
  20. 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...
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