Two bills updating the ESOS Act have been passed in Australia, promising to reduce administrative costs and enhance quality assurance. However, an amendment to rules on tuition fees paid in advance being placed in holding accounts did not pass.
The International Education Association of Australia has joined a coalition from the tourism, financial services, transport and agriculture industries to champion economic growth in Australia over the next 20 years. These sectors provide the best potential to expand economic wealth, says the coalition.
We’ve moved in the last 10 years from working with predominantly language and some pathway providers, especially in Australia, to working with universities and pathway. English is the enabling course now rather than the primary course.
Victoria will celebrate the contribution of international education at next month’s prestigious Victorian International Education Awards, and 17 international students and 19 education providers have been profiled as finalists.