Chinese agency, EduGlobal says it is "deeply shocked" following Australian TV channel ABC’s Four Corners: Degrees of Deception programme, aired earlier this year, which accused them of misconduct when sending students abroad.
Insufficient and costly purpose-built student accommodation may be putting Australia at a competitive disadvantage when recruiting internationally, research commissioned by the International Education Association of Australia has suggested.
Education agents can now apply for visas on behalf of students hoping to study in New Zealand, through the government’s online immigration portal. Passport-free eVisas for visa waiver countries will be introduced later this year.
The number of international students studying in New Zealand increased by 13% last year, reaching a 10-year high. Indian enrolments were a big factor behind the upsurge with a 67% growth in Indian students recorded, year-on-year.
The South Australian government has announced that it will funnel AUS$5.7m over four years into attracting overseas students, as part of a major budget package to increase international travel to the state.