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5 Australian University Makes The Top 50 in World

5 Australian University Makes The Top 50 in World

 Five Australian university are among the world’s top 50 universities and 7 are in the top 100, according to a major global ranking that shows Australian universities have made overall improvements in all measures, including teaching, employability and research. Australian National University is the highest ranked in the country at 20th place in the 2018 QS World University […]

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The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

The skills that will help you emigrate to Australia

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. The purpose of the country’s skilled migration programme is to attract “highly employable” people for migration, and it is the most common form of migration to Australia. Australia is one of the biggest gainers through emigration, which is largely […]

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52 occupations may be dropped from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

52 occupations may be dropped from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List

Fifty two occupations may be removed from Australia’s Skilled Occupation List that identifies occupations for immigration to the country. The SOL is a compilation of occupations for skilled migration for the purpose of meeting the medium to long-term skill needs of the Australian economy. The 52 occupations that have been flagged on the Skilled Occupation List […]

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New student visas could boost property market

New student visas could boost property market

New rules affecting foreign student visas, which go into effect from 1 July 2016, will be a boon for the property market, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. The Simplified Student Visa Framework (SSVF) aims to “support the sustainable growth of Australia’s international education sector” by reducing red tape. Key changes under the SSVF include reducing […]

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International Education Strategy for Australia Aims Million Students by 2025

International Education Strategy for Australia Aims Million Students by 2025

The Australian Education Roadmap developed by Austrade clearly articulates an ambition to develop, enhance and grow the onshore sector to welcome up to 720,000 students; compound annual growth of 3.8% on the nearly 500,000 Australia welcomes today. “In a high market-share scenario, these numbers could almost double to nearly 990,000 by 2025,” states the report. […]

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Australia Changes Significant Investor Visa

Australia Changes Significant Investor Visa

New applications for the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) have been suspended since 24 April 2015, for the purpose of preparing new framework for the SIV in anticipation of its reintroduction on 1 July 2015. Last Friday (15 May 2015), Andrew Robb, Minister for Trade and Investment, and Michaela Cash, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border […]

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Australia Committed to Streamline Visa System

Australia Committed to Streamline Visa System

According to  Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, Australia is set to further streamline and the visa system simplified under measures contained in the Budget. Reduced red tape and several initiatives will benefit Australian consumers, international travellers, the travel industry, exporters, importers and visa applicants. The Seamless Traveller initiative will see the roll […]

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Australian Government Explores Price-Based Immigration System / Matthew Knott, Deborah Snow

Australian Government Explores Price-Based Immigration System / Matthew Knott, Deborah Snow

The Productivity Commission has floated the idea of selling the right to immigrate, but politicians aren’t sure it’s such a good idea. The Australian government would sell the right to immigrate to Australia – with migrants no longer accepted based on their skills or family connections – under radical proposals being examined by the government’s […]

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New training initiatives for hospitality and tourism sectors

New training initiatives for hospitality and tourism sectors

Restaurant & Catering Australia has welcomed new training and product development arrangements for the vocational education sector announced by the Australian government this morning. R&CA CEO, John Hart says that the announcement serves as a welcome step in addressing the needs of the tourism and hospitality sectors. “The [hospitality] sector is currently experiencing a shortfall […]

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How international students could help boost Australia’s trade

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
How international students could help boost Australia’s trade

With the announcement of the recently concluded China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (CHAFTA) between Australia and China, followed by the Labor Party’s Asian Century White Paper and the Liberal Party’s New Colombo Plan, few could fault Canberra for not taking trade with China seriously. Australia has set the structural framework to open and accelerate trade links, […]

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