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Providers call for visa clarity

 The government needs more representatives overseas to explain our rules or we will hurt a multibillion-dollar industry, writes Louis White. There have been too many changes to international student visa requirements that have happened far too quickly and without clarity. That ...

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Groups baulk at capping international students

A suggestion that capping the number of international students in Australia could improve educational quality is not winning support among related peak bodies. The International Education Association of Australia (IEAA), Universities Australia, TAFE Directors Australia, the Australian Council for Private ...

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British unis seek leniency on immigration

Universities UK is appealing to Prime Minister David Cameron to remove overseas students from the net immigration count, ahead of a possible backlash against the sector arising from the next batch of immigration figures. Eric Thomas, president of UUK, said ...

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What international students need from teachers

 Course facts and figures from teachers are not enough for many foreign students, it’s that little bit of extra ‘life’ support that can really help, writes Arfa Noor.  Friends and fellow students have often questioned my decision to start my ...

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Govt softens over Iranian students

The Australian government has advised universities and TAFE colleges to consider compassionate or compelling grounds for Iranian students being crippled by sanctions against their home country. Australian Education International released an online fact sheet on Wednesday for the students and ...

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Med grads face no-man’s land

Hundreds of international medical students could miss out on internships when they graduate next year due to a “tsunami” of domestic graduates and a shortage of clinical places. A report on the impact of international medical students on Australia’s workforce ...

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UQ in fight for international students med rights

International students in Australia should enjoy the same rights to access public healthcare as citizens, says University of Queensland deputy vice-chancellor (international) Dr Anna Ciccarelli. Ciccarelli told Campus Review she supported international students who were fighting a controversial Queensland government ...

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Bridge to Asia heeded at last

International education has done more to forge ties with Asia than any other sector and can lead the nation’s preparation for the coming “Asian century”, Senator Chris Evans has told a Universities Australia conference. The Minister for Tertiary Education told ...

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Australia ‘not ready’ for more international students

Comparing public attitudes towards international students with those directed at boat people, the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) has suggested Australia isn’t ready to handle more foreign students.  In a well-received presentation, CISA president Arfa Noor told delegates at ...

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