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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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Visa Changes to Boost Australian International Education

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

  The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, today announced key changes to the student visa program recommended by the Knight Review will commence from 24 March, as part of the government’s commitment to position Australia as a preferred study destination for international students. ‘International education plays a vital role in a growing […]

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AUSTRALIA: Doors open to foreign students

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Australia’s 39 universities are preparing for a brand new day in 2012: not only will government quotas on the number of local students they enrol be lifted, but they will also be able to recruit as many foreigners as they wish as a result of a new fast-track visa system. In an unexpectedly generous […]

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Australian Visa change to help foreign students

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

    OVERSEAS AID: Visa rules and red tape is being eased to help more foreign students come to Australian universities. AUSTRALIAN universities will be more attractive to overseas students under new visa rules to be adopted in time for the second semester of 2012, the government says. The federal government announced on Thursday it […]

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Australian Student Visa Boost

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

  UNIVERSITIES will be allowed to entice foreign students with quick visa approvals and the right to two years of work after graduation as part of a reform package to stem further losses of overseas student income.   Immigration Minister Chris Bowen and Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans said yesterday they would act on a […]

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