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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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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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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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Changes to international student visas good news for Australian economy

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The changes are in response to the immigration department’s 2011 review of student visa assessment level settings. INTERNATIONAL students will more easily be able to apply for visas following changes announced by Federal Immigration and Citizenship Minister, Chris Bowen. The changes, welcomed by the higher education sector, mean the number of assessment levels across a […]

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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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