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Help for exploited Vic overseas students


In the wake of the 7-Eleven underpayment scandal, the Victorian Government will provide free legal support to international students exploited by their employers. The convenience store chain is under investigation by the ombudsman over allegations of systemic underpayments and false ...

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International students will spend for value: study


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


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


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’

Professor Greg Craven

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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Fee income reliant on foreign students: Grattan


International education fees dominate the income universities receive from students, a new background paper from the Grattan Institute’s Higher Education Program shows. University Fees: what students pay in deregulated markets revealed $4.3 billion of the $6 billion universities receive from ...

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UA, Japan unis strengthen ties for research, student mobility


Universities Australia has signed an agreement continuing collaboration with its Japanese counterpart. The Memorandum of Understanding between Universities Australia and Japan Association of National Universities builds on consecutive agreements signed since 1992, and aims to tighten university links between the two nations. ...

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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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