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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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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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Australian University and TAFE Open Days for 2012

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

  *Please note that these dates may change without notice, please confirm on the Universities /TAFE websites. DATE Institute 15-Jul-12 CQUniversity Open Day 2012 Brisbane 22-Jul-12 CQUniversity Open Day 2012 Gold Coast 22-Jul-12 CQUniversity Open Day 2012 Melbourne 25-Jul-12 Southbank Institute of Technology Info Night South Brisbane, QLD 25-Jul-12 Australian Catholic University Open Day & […]

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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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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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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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Australian Uni funding shift to keep quality – Evans

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  THE Federal Government is likely to shift its focus for university funding to completions rather than enrolments in its response to a base funding review. Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans says the sector already knows he wants to make this shift. He believes it will help keep quality high in the new era of […]

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