Tag: skills

Australia unveils $1.7b boost for TAFE to tackle skilled worker shortage

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

  NSW will be offered an extra $561 million during the next five years if it agrees to an overhaul of its vocational education training sector to produce the workers necessary to keep the economy moving. The money will be part of $1.75 billion extra the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, will put on the table […]

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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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How to find part-time student job

| August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Many international students rely on part-time work while they study. It might pay for your cost of living abroad and all those travel adventures, or you may want to send some money home to your family. But how do you find the right part-time job as an international student? Read our guide to part-time […]

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Australia announce the new points test for permanent residency

| November 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

  On 11th November the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, announced the government’s intention to implement a new points test applying to certain skilled migration applications made on or after 1 July 2011. The new points test will not apply to unfinalised applications lodged prior to 1 July 2011. It […]

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Automotive/Mechanical in September

| July 16, 2010 | 0 Comments
Automotive/Mechanical in September

The skill requirements for Australia for the next few years have been identified, with Diesel Mechanics being highlighted as a key requirement.  This is a good sign for students who wish to put their skills into practice as the economy starts to wind back up again. For further information about the course and availability in […]

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The Sydney Business School Touring Asia

| June 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Sydney Business School (SBS) of the Wollongong University will be touring Asia     The Sydney Business School (SBS) of the Wollongong University will be touring Asia, Latin America and Europe again this year as part of the QS Annual MBA Tour. In July, SBS will be exhibiting in the following locations: Location                       Date                      […]

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Australia announces the new changes on General Skill Migration

| February 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

On 8 February 2010, the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, announced the following changes to the General Skilled Migration program: the outcomes of a review of the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) the replacement of the current Skilled Occupation List (SOL) in the second half of 2010 offshore GSM visas made […]

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