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Work on employability


Students expect universities to provide them with job opportunities; a recent symposium focused on ways to satisfy those demands. By Phil Honeywood The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development states that more than 4.5 million young people are electing to undertake ...

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SA to fund scholarship for Singaporean students


The South Australian government will provide $45,000 to help fund scholarships for postgraduate research students from Singapore to study at the University of Adelaide. The program will honour Singapore President Tony Tan and will initially run for three years. Premier ...

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VET collaboration to benefit Australia, China

Simon Birmingham

Australia and China both have “much to gain” from greater collaboration in vocational education and training, says Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham. The assistant minister made the comments following the signing of a memorandum of understanding ...

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International students are no threat to jobs


Overseas students are not stealing Australian jobs and for the most part intend to take their qualification home, according to new data. The survey by leading education researcher and resources provider Hobsons, aims to dispel community perceptions that international students ...

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From China, with fear


A close look at one critical neighbour’s education system reveals policy shortcomings in Australia that must be addressed before it’s too late. By Martin Riordan Living on a sabbatical in Shanghai has certain benefits. Up close and personal, the Chinese education ...

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OPINION: Cast the sector in a better light


Reports have recently put forth a negative view of the sector; the full story must be told. By Phil Honeywood The past few months has provided some great news for Australia’s international education sector. Whether it be consistent increases in ...

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