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Partnership with Indonesia the way of the future

Universities are increasingly looking to Indonesia for research partnerships and international study opportunities, experts say. The Australian International Education Conference, held in Hobart last week, saw professionals gather to discuss the state of the education industry, with a focus on ...

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Boost to foreign student English skills

International students will be tested on their grasp of the English language under a scheme to be introduced in 2018. Education Minister Simon Birmingham will tell an education conference in Hobart on Thursday the government will introduce new English language ...

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The high cost of cuts

Reducing funding to universities will affect student support services, innovation, international education and tourism. Universities Australia, the peak body for Australian universities, has consistently resisted threats to university funding. Most recently, it articulated its concerns about the proposed Higher Education ...

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International students falling behind in employment

International students contribute $19 billion to the Australian economy every year, but only 34 per cent of workplaces are hiring them. In light of these figures, Melbourne-based startup Outcome.Life has launched a campaign to highlight the strengths of international students ...

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