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Why international medical students deserve a place in Australian hospitals

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Professor Lesleyanne Hawthorne writes: Amid Australia’s ongoing doctor shortage, the health system risks losing dozens of Australian-trained, foreign-born doctors because of a shortage of intern places. The Australian Medical Students Association estimates the system needs 182 intern places to ensure all international students can finish their medical training and gain full registration as doctors. […]

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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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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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Big Australia looms as migration surges

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

  A renewed pride in the Australian flag seems to have bloomed as a new wave of patriotism sweeps the nation. Picture: Bob Barker MIGRANT numbers have hit a two-year high, confirming that we are hurtling towards a “Big Australia”. And more than 160 protection visas are being issued to asylum seekers each week as […]

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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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Australia is 2nd in UN Human Development Index

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Norway, Australia and the Netherlands lead this year’s newly released Human Development Index (HDI) rankings, the annual United Nations measure of progress in human well-being, while the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Niger and Burundi are at the bottom.   The HDI, issued today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), combines measures of life […]

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High School, Foundation, University Pathway

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

IEAA can help your kids to study in Australian High School, then direct entry to University. One of the option is TAYLOR College. Established in 1920, Taylors College provides world-class secondary school education (Year 10, 11 and 12) and specialised university preparation programs in partnership with leading universities in Australia and New Zealand. At Taylors […]

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Seven Australian unis in top 200 list

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Seven Australian universities have secured places in a list of the top 200 higher education institutions in the world, according to the Times Higher Education world university rankings. Heading the list is the University of Melbourne (37, down from 36 last year). Big improvements were made by the University of Sydney (58, up from 71 […]

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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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