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Degree credits for MOOCs change uni model

Offering unlimited online participation and equity of access, massive open online courses (MOOCs) offer students from all walks of life the free opportunity to educate themselves via pre-recorded lectures, problem sets and interactive user discussion forums. MOOCs are generally regarded ...

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Overseas student recruitment outdated: survey

A new survey has found traditional approaches to international student recruitment are no longer relevant in the modern global education market. The Hobsons Australia’s International Student Survey 2016 shows Australian universities need to move away from targeting student ‘markets’ that are broadly ...

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Financial barriers stand between refugees, education

Refugees on temporary visas and about 29,000 asylum seekers may miss out on higher education because they are ineligible for government aid to help meet the substantial financial costs. To go to university, refugees on Temporary Protection Visas and asylum seekers must pay ...

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International students will spend for value: study

Research shows Australia remains a top destination for international students despite concerns about value for money. The IDP Education Buyer Behaviour 2015 study released at last week’s Australian International Education Conference 2015 by international student recruiter IDP Education, has found ...

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Straight talk

Addressing Campus Review’s recent Futureproof Now conference in Sydney, International Education Association of Australia chief executive Phil Honeywood discussed some home truths the sector must acknowledge. I want to talk about what I’m calling ‘five plus one’ issues that are ...

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