An international student at the Queensland University of Technology has won flights and accommodation for two family members to attend her graduation ceremony in Study Brisbane’s Ultimate Graduation competition.
After 10 years of negotiations, a bilateral trade agreement between China and Australia will extend the number of Australia's private HE institutions featured on the Chinese government’s JSJ (Jiaoyu Shewai Jianguan Xinxi Wang) or "white list" of quasi-approved institutions.
The Australian government has released the name and number of the new "low risk" education providers eligible for streamlined visa processing from November 23. Students studying Advanced Diploma level courses will soon benefit from SVP.
Year to Date statistics from Australia show a 17% rise in student visa applications for ELICOS programmes and a 15% increase for higher education, the sector's best performance since peak year 2009. Stakeholders are confident the numbers point to a return-to-growth trend.
The Association of International Educational Counselors Turkey has recognised language institutions and service providers with its second annual agency awards based on votes from executives at its 44 member agencies.
English Australia has become the latest education organisation to launch an agency partner scheme as part of a trend in ELT markets globally to champion quality agents to both sector players and students.
Christchurch Mayor, Lianne Dalziel, has sworn in the city's inaugural cohort of international student ambassadors, who will welcome incoming overseas students to New Zealand and provide support as they begin their studies.
New Zealand's Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce has claimed that moving the country's universities offshore, namely to Singapore and Southeast Asian countries, will boost university income and attract more foreign students.