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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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Australia and NZ Remain Dream Home for Migrants

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gallup’s Potential Net Migration Index reported that Australia and New Zealand remain the ideal migration destination for people around the world among countries in the region. The population for the two countries can increase vastly if these people will be given freedom to live in a country where they wanted, the poll revealed. The intention […]

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Trades Recognition Australia Migration Skills Assessment Applicant Guidelines

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Trades Recognition Australia Migration Skills Assessment Applicant Guidelines

Overview of TRA Migration Skills Assessment /  May 2013 Purpose of the TRA Migration Skills Assessment Guidelines These guidelines describe the TRA Migration Skills Assessment program and the requirements for applicantsseeking a skills assessment under the program.The primary audience for these guidelines is potential applicants for a TRA Migration Skills Assessment. Terms explained in the […]

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Work and eligibility arrangements for the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa offers a great opportunity for recently graduated international students to gain valuable work experience after completing their studies. This work experience helps develop the skills graduates gained during their studies and also makes them more employable upon return to their home country. It is important to note that applicants […]

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Australia introduces Labour Market Testing (LMT) for key 457 visa occupations

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Labour Market Testing (LMT) for the Australian subclass 457 visa programme has begun and further details of how it will work have now been issued by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. All applications from 23 November will be subject to the new LMT rules but those lodged before this date will be unaffected. […]

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Australian jobs for overseas graduates

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Education Minister Christopher Pyne: “We need new architecture in international education.” Picture: Ray Strange. Source: The Australian EDUCATION Minister Christopher Pyne has promised to open the jobs market to more overseas students who have graduated from Australian universities, as a means of rehabilitating the stagnant $14 billion international education industry. In his first speech on […]

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15 Strangest Resume Mistakes

| September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
15 Strangest Resume Mistakes

Given that 45 percent of human resources managers say they spend less than a minute, on average, on each job application they see, it’s understandable that some people might go overboard in trying to bring some individuality to their work history. But would you list your unique ability to do the moonwalk in the “special […]

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