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Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

Do you want to migrate to Australia? Victoria releases new Skilled Occupations List (SOL)

From 1 July 2017, applications for ICT occupations re-open with new application process. In November 2016, reported about Victorian Government’s decision to temporary stop accepting applications for skilled visa for certain ICT occupations. Skilled visa applications for 11 occupations were temporarily closed by the Victorian Government for certain ICT occupations from 11 November 2016 till 6 March […]

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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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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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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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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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International students love Australia, survey finds

International students love Australia, survey finds

Eighty eight per cent of international students are satisfied or very satisfied with their overall experience, outperforming similar competitor nations. A new report on international students’ experiences has found widespread satisfaction across all survey areas — learning, support on arrival, living and support services — at a rate higher than similar competitor nations. The lone […]

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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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Support for foreign students to stay in Australia: study

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Nearly three-quarters of Australians believe international students should be encouraged to stay in the country after completing their university studies, according to a survey. Universities Australia has released research on perceptions of the tertiary sector on the eve of this week’s higher education conference in Canberra. About 80 per cent of 300 business representatives […]

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Why international medical students deserve a place in Australian hospitals

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Professor Lesleyanne Hawthorne writes: Amid Australia’s ongoing doctor shortage, the health system risks losing dozens of Australian-trained, foreign-born doctors because of a shortage of intern places. The Australian Medical Students Association estimates the system needs 182 intern places to ensure all international students can finish their medical training and gain full registration as doctors. […]

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