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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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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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Fretting over fees


VC warns of possible rise in costs for foreign and domestic students. By Dallas Bastian. Universities could look to increase international student fees so they can charge the domestic cohort more as well, one industry leader warns. University of Wollongong ...

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Foreign students still wary of Australia

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Survey finds perceptions of racism, safety concerns shape students’ opinions. By Antonia Maiolo. International students are concerned about their safety and believe they are not welcome in Australia, a new survey shows. The study found that safety and Australia’s attitude ...

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To the call of new voices


The internationalisation of higher education has been driven by the developed world, but a recent event marked a chance for emerging nations to steer the conversation. By Helen Zimmerman. In mid-January this year, there was a seminal meeting of international ...

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