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Help them experience work


Today’s overseas students are eager for employment opportunities; Australian institutions must do more to give these consumers what they need. By Phil Honeywood Since the financial crisis of 2007–08, a new type of mobility has become a key feature around ...

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World of partnerships


The maturation of global arrangements is creating greater opportunities than ever for Australian institutions. By Phil Honeywood Australian colleges, by and large, make excellent global partners. The foundation for this was laid over a century ago by Australians’ strong belief ...

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ESOS proposals target red tape


A proposed overhaul of laws governing the delivery of services to international students could slash red tape and bureaucracy. Earlier this year, a review of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act (ESOS) sought initial consultation with peak professional bodies and government quality ...

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$16.5m to fund overseas study


Internships in the US House of Representatives or Senate, health work in Vietnam, and working with rescued orangutans in Indonesia are just a few of the opportunities flagged for Australian students under a new $16.5 million federal government initiative. Announced ...

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Deakin rules International Education Awards

2014 - Victorian International Education Awards Ceremony at Parliament House, Melbourne.

Deakin University has dominated Victoria’s second-annual International Education Awards. The institution took out the Premier’s Award recognising the state’s International Education Provider of the Year, along with two other major accolades. Along with the feature award, Deakin took out the prize ...

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Guest feedback


Work conditions, visas and accommodation were hot topics at the recent CISA conference. Another Council of International Students Australia (CISA) annual conference has just concluded. More than 200 international students and industry stakeholders spent three days in Adelaide this July, ...

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Recruiting still takes human touch


When researching their tertiary education futures, prospective students still value human contact as highly as any information or online resource, a new study has revealed. Students Online: Global Trends, which US-based university ratings service TopUniversities.com released last week, was based on ...

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Uni-flavoured Commonwealth Games

Cameron McEvoy

Such was the dominance of Griffith University students and alumni at the Commonwealth Games that at one stage of competition the institution was able to brag that if it were its own country, it would be fourth in the medal ...

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International education: the future is bright


Government reforms to higher education could see a new reliance on attracting international students. By Erin Mayo. International business students could be the key to survival for some universities in the wake of the federal government’s higher education reforms, found a ...

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Cures for culture shock


Let’s take a look at how Australia prepares incoming and outgoing students for life in a new country. By Phil Honeywood. Global mobility has become a key feature of the current generation of students. Within mobility programs a great deal ...

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