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Australia, India plan rural collaboration

A proposed project developing education and research links aims to create opportunities for rural development in Australia and India, and improve agricultural production in the two countries. The Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation – a research alliance between Charles Sturt University ...

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Change begins student to student

Grandiose efforts at reform fail to recognise the importance of interaction and understanding amongst international and domestic students. There is so much debate around higher education reform and fee deregulation, to the point where international education – a key element ...

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CISA responds to national education strategy

The Council of International Students Australia has welcomed the draft national strategy for international education, saying it is a positive step from the government. “It is a very commendable effort for the government to come up with a draft strategy, ...

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Cloud-based benefits

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 ...

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IDP Education expands exclusive visa testing deal

The UK Government has announced the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) as the sole English language testing provider for all visa categories. IELTS is now the only high-stakes English language proficiency test accepted across all the governments of the UK, ...

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Offshore surge

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. ...

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Pieces of a year

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, ...

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Overseas students not bigger cheaters, CISA says

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 ...

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