Home / International Education

International Education

Cloud-based benefits

179223492

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 ...

Read More »

Offshore surge

491522385

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. ...

Read More »

Pieces of a year

497634889-[Converted]

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, ...

Read More »

Overseas students not bigger cheaters, CISA says

474714257

International students say recent reports of academic fraud involving companies charging fees to complete assignments have unfairly tarnished them. Council of International Students Australia (CISA) president Thomson Ch’ng said most reports gave the impression that international students were driving demand for such services, when ...

Read More »

China FTA – for the win!

459941969

Universities say higher education will be one of the big winners in Australia and China’s historic free trade agreement (FTA), which includes frameworks that will expand mutual recognition of qualifications between the two countries. As part of the deal, finalised yesterday in ...

Read More »

Help them experience work

459463311

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 ...

Read More »

World of partnerships

490926205

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 ...

Read More »

ESOS proposals target red tape

491522385

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 ...

Read More »

$16.5m to fund overseas study

493763277

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 ...

Read More »