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Overseas Students in Australia

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Overseas Students in Australia

The student visa program enables overseas students to come to Australia to undertake full-time study in registered courses. When processing applications, the department ensures: ·         transparency in the requirements to be granted a student visa ·         consistency in decision-making ·         integrity of the student visa program by using objective measures of risk to determine visa […]

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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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NSW GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES TRAVEL DISCOUNTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

IEAA glad to announce that after lobbying number of years, Australian NSW Government agreed to give student travel discounts for International Students.  The NSW Government has announced public transport fare discounts for international students as part of ongoing efforts to promote the State as a world-class location for international education.   Premier Barry O’Farrell made the announcement […]

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Australian Scholarship Programs for International Students

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

  While most international students in Australia are full-fee paying students, another option is to apply for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered by education institutions and a number of other organisations and the Australian Government.  They cover various educational sectors, including vocational education and training, student exchanges, undergraduate and postgraduate study and research. Usually Australian […]

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TAFE to Uni Option boosts student numbers

| August 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

  USQ Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) student Clare Anthony took advantage of the Tafe pathway by completing a diploma before beginning her degree. AN initiative developed between the University of Southern Queensland and Tafe Queensland to encourage more students to take up tertiary education has returned promising results. More than 740 students have already joined […]

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Zero to Twelve: A solid Australian education

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Australian education system has earned a reputation of being one of the most sought after curricula in the world. In June last year, more than 15,000 Malaysian international students were living in Australia. In 2010, 73 countries took part in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) testing, an internationally standardised assessment for 15-year-olds, […]

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WHY TO STUDY ENGINEERING IN AUSTRALIA?

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Australia is the land of work, skill and education for the international students. Many foreign students prefer to live and study abroad in Australia. Australia offers a high quality practical educational environment for international or foreign students to obtain skills and qualifications in any of the related areas in the field of engineering and technology. […]

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Australian Government Response to the Knight Review of the Student Visa Program

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The international education sector is one of Australia’s largest export industries and is important to Australia in supporting bilateral ties with key partner countries, supporting employment in a broad range of occupations throughout the Australian economy, as well as delivering high-value skills to the economy. In December 2010, the Australian Government appointed the Hon […]

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TAFE welcomes fee deferral plan

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

NORTH Coast TAFE has welcomed a Federal Government proposal that would give TAFE students the chance to defer their course fees interest-free in a HECS-style system. Under the Skills Plan proposal the government would abolish upfront fees for students in vocational education and training (VET) and provide a National Training Entitlement that would give every […]

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Elite Australian unis over a quarter international

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  INTERNATIONAL students comprise over a quarter of onshore enrolments at half of the Group of Eight, while one in three students at highly ranked Macquarie University is from overseas, a new Australian Education International report has found. The AEI snapshot suggests Australia’s elite universities are heavily reliant on fragile overseas markets, with international students […]

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