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CISA calls for inquiry after Four Corners report


The head of the Council of International Students Australia has hit back at a damning media report suggesting that Australia’s international student sector is embroiled in corruption, saying it made gross generalisations that are not representative of the entire student body. “The ...

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Universities face new corruption report


Recruitment fraud, undeserved passing grades alleged in Four Corners story. Australian universities have been forced to defend recruitment and academic standards relating to students following fresh allegations of widespread corruption. The allegations, aired last night by on the ABC program ...

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Change begins student to student


Grandiose efforts at reform fail to recognise the importance of interaction and understanding amongst international and domestic students. There is so much debate around higher education reform and fee deregulation, to the point where international education – a key element ...

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Cloud-based benefits


Online learning will continue to transform many industries, and global education is no exception; here are seven ways the sector is going to change. Cloud-based computing is transforming education at every level, particularly higher education, where students around the world ...

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Offshore surge


In 2014, international enrolment and commencements bounced back strongly from recent declines. The depreciation of the Australian dollar and stability around student visa policy has been credited for a spike in the growth rate of international student enrolments and commencements. ...

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Pieces of a year


At the start of 2014 the international education sector had high hopes for positive policy reform. One year down the track, it’s good to report that our issues have gained the ear of government decision-makers. The jury is still out, ...

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