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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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Application invited for Postgraduate scholarships to study in Australia

Application invited for Postgraduate  scholarships to study in Australia

The Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training is inviting  applications for the Endeavour Postgraduate Awards. The awards provide full financial support to international students to pursue a postgraduate qualification at a master’s (up to two years) or PhD level (up to four years) either by coursework or research in any field of study in […]

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Australian International Education Export Boom / Phil Honeywood

Australian International Education Export Boom / Phil Honeywood

Yet another review has landed on desks around Canberra. A newly released 160-page Productivity Commission paper on International Education Services has underlined what many of us who work in this dynamic sector already know. Not only is international education kicking goals for our beleaguered economy but it continues to enhance Australia’s global credentials. Notwithstanding this, […]

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Australia to ease student visa rules

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE Abbott government yesterday moved to loosen visa restrictions to attract international students, prompting calls for increased funding for regulators to ensure there was no return to the “visa factory” that marked the height of the 2008-09 higher education boom. From next year, tougher restrictions on students from countries with the highest risk of visa […]

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Australian International Student visa numbers are rising

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The number of visa applications granted for overseas students to study in Australia has increased by approximately 4% marking the second year in a row of growth for the sector. Numbers had previously been falling but the financial year 2012/2013 has seen figures rise with the previous year of 290,761 applications lodged compared with 280,003, […]

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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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Canberra attracts more international students

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The Australian National University (ANU) and University of Canberra have increased their international student numbers, bucking the national trend. So far this year the ANU has enrolled 5,392 international students. That is 40 more than in 2011. At the University of Canberra (UC) overseas students increased by 4 per cent in semester one to […]

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The future’s bright down under

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

 With seven of the world’s top 100 universities, Australia has confirmed its position as one of the world’s leading destinations for international students. Australia has always punched above its weight in the QS World University Rankings, and 2012 is no exception. In fact, Australia’s haul of seven universities in the global top 100 is bettered […]

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Australian universities ranked amongst the best in the world

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Australian universities ranked amongst the best in the world   Five Australian universities have been ranked amongst the world’s top 100 according to the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU),  released this month.   In 2012, The University of Melbourne (57), The Australian National University (64), The University of Queensland (90), The University of […]

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