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Choosing an Education Agent

Choosing an Education Agent

Usually Education agents assist international students to secure a place in an Australian school. While institutions can enrol students directly, they also work with the global student agent network such as IEA-A International Network. You may choose to use a qualified education agent, usually known as a student counsellor, academic adviser, or student recruiter in […]

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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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Changes Australia must make to solve its tech skills shortage / Jonathan Barouch

Changes Australia must make to solve its tech skills shortage / Jonathan Barouch

  I have a confession to make … I just hired an engineer from London for my company. While I have been a vocal proponent for remaining headquartered in Australia and keeping our engineering base local, this is no longer a tenable strategy. There simply isn’t enough tech talent to satisfy the demands of both corporate Australia […]

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Want to migrate to Australia? New Skilled Occupations List (SOL) 2016-17 announced 

Want to migrate to Australia? New Skilled Occupations List (SOL) 2016-17 announced 

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17. This list will come into effect from 1st July, 2016. The Skilled Occupations List is used for 189 (Skilled Independent Visa), 489 (Skilled Regional Provisional Visa) and 485 (Graduate Temporary Visa) visa applications. The DIBP have also released the […]

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Record migration to Australia for the fifth year running

Record migration to Australia  for the fifth year running

The Australian government has announced that the migration programs for 2017 will remain for the fifth year in a row at its highest level – 190,000 permanent residency places. Migration numbers according to categories will be 128,550 for skilled migration (including General Skilled Migration, permanent Employer Sponsorship and Business Skills) and 57,400 places for family […]

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3 Things to Know About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Australia / Kelly Mae Ross

3 Things to Know About Earning an Undergraduate Degree in Australia / Kelly Mae Ross

Students are able to work while studying and can earn a bachelor’s degree in three years. Australia sits at a cultural crossroads, with historical links to the West and economic ties to the East. This may, in part, explain the country’s appeal to international students. “You’re getting the best of both worlds,” says Vik Naidoo, […]

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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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Skilled workers could enter Australia easier for work

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Skilled workers could enter Australia easier for work

Visa applicants are concentrated in mining, manufacturing, construction and education.  Companies would be allowed to bring employees to Australia for up to a year without applying for 457 skilled worker visas under a migration-rule revamp being considered by the government. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is proposing a new temporary entry visa for […]

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