Julie Bishop has issued a blunt warning to Chinese University students affiliated with the Communist Party, urging them to respect freedom of speech in Australia.
Tougher English language requirements for foreign students will protect the reputation of Australia's education sector, according to Federal Education Minister, Simon Birmingham.
This policy brief first explains the challenges related to Chinese international students and then specifies policy recommendations to deal with these concerns.
This research should inform policymakers, staff, faculty and administrators about the goals and expectations that Pacific Islander student-athletes bring with them to college, in order to better serve and support this population.
This paper provides a chronology that draws on ministerial press statements to trace changes in Australia’s immigration policy in relation to overseas students between 1997 and June 2015. Immigration policies introduced in this period fundamentally changed the nature of migration to Australia....
International students pay up to 400 per cent more than Australians when it comes to higher education. The reason, according to former neuroscientist Peter Osborne, has nothing to do with taxes and everything to do with enforcing national privilege.
A university education,...
Key pointsThe total value of Australian service exports was $57 billion in 2013-14 and about 17 per cent of total exports. The six services sectors covered in this study — tourism, education, financial services, professional services, information technology and health services — accounted...
This issues paper sets out the systemic issues we see in education providers’ monitoring and reporting of overseas students for unsatisfactory course progress and attendance.
The National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities and Providers of Education and Training for Overseas...
Despite the publicity given to their plight, international students are still highly disadvantaged in the workforce.
International student workers are ubiquitous in the capital cities of Australia. Take a taxi in Sydney, there is a good chance the driver is an international student; walk...
Australia has long been seen as a favoured destination for international students. The high quality of our education, and the appeal of the Australian lifestyle has attracted more than 2.5 million international students to our shores over the past half century. As our largest services...
This report documents research into the experiences of international students studying in Australia. The survey sought responses from international students studying onshore in the higher ducation, vocational education and training (VET) and English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas (ELICOS) Students sectors, using...
The release of this draft strategy marks the beginning of consultation to ensure the final strategy represents a shared national vision and responsibility toward international education. The six core goals in the report are:
Creating a world-class education system To be globally competitive,...
This report presents findings of a study of the international mobility of postgraduate research students enrolled at Australian universities. It is based on focus groups with sixty postgraduate research students at seven Australian universities and one focus group with staff from three...
“Everywhere is home, if you know enough about how things work there” (Bennett, 2011, p. 5). This thesis critically assesses the relationships formed by East and South-East-Asian international students as they sojourn in New Zealand and attend university during that period. As the students gradually...
An introduction to Sector-Wide Approach (SWAps) & their evolution as a global aid modality
Due to its perceived links to economic growth through the provision of human capital, education has always been awarded a central role as an agent of development. The belief...
Aim: The aim of the research was to identify modifiable factors which affect learning experiences and outcomes for international medical students. Based on the results of the study, recommendations for improving the learning environment and student support services are made.Background: Previous studies have considered the...
Since 2005 the number of students from the Gulf States, specifically from Saudi Arabia, studying in Australia has increased significantly. Saudi academic sojourners have their own adjustment challenges, and the professionals who interact with them also have to adapt to a group of learners made...
This thesis reports on an ethnographic research project that explored the experiences and perspectives of a group of women in New Zealand higher education, including international and New Zealand students and partners of international students. The study had two aims. The first was to disrupt...
In Australia, over the last two decades the lifting of restrictions on the enrolment of fee- paying international students combined with a freezing of funding for government subsidised students has made universities heavily dependent for growth on income from international students. These students, being located...