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Skilled migration cut will cost international enrolments: Birrell

Cuts announced early last week to Australia’s skilled migration program could cost Australia tens of thousands of international enrolments, particularly in the fast-growing vocational education and training (VET) sector. Dr Bob Birrell, co-director of Monash University’s Centre for Population and Urban Research, told Campus Review the change would remove a key incentive behind overseas enrolments in certain disciplines, with a definite impact on Australia’s education export industry.

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