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Nepalese student says she was underpaid $23,000

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An international student working at a Melbourne takeaway shop has been underpaid $23,000 because her boss said she was “not an Aussie”, the Fair Work Ombudsman has heard. The 27-year-old Nepalese student, who worked at the Health Express takeaway food ...

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Financial barriers stand between refugees, education

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Refugees on temporary visas and about 29,000 asylum seekers may miss out on higher education because they are ineligible for government aid to help meet the substantial financial costs. To go to university, refugees on Temporary Protection Visas and asylum seekers must pay ...

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International students will spend for value: study

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Research shows Australia remains a top destination for international students despite concerns about value for money. The IDP Education Buyer Behaviour 2015 study released at last week’s Australian International Education Conference 2015 by international student recruiter IDP Education, has found ...

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Straight talk

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Addressing Campus Review’s recent Futureproof Now conference in Sydney, International Education Association of Australia chief executive Phil Honeywood discussed some home truths the sector must acknowledge. I want to talk about what I’m calling ‘five plus one’ issues that are ...

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Build uni brand on authenticity, tailored messages: expert

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Universities seeking to build their international brand need to be authentic and must deliver their message in diverse ways, a major higher-education forum has been told. Speaking at the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit hosted by the University of Melbourne last week, World 100 Reputation ...

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ACU to offer first ‘Mercy Scholarships’

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New scholarships from an Australian university are hoped to foster the worldwide abolition of the death penalty. The Australian Catholic University’s Mercy Scholarships opened on Thursday, five months after a campaign to save Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan from an ...

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