Australia has unveiled its bold new strategy and multiple aims for its international education sector, its third-largest export industry. This includes an ambition to develop, enhance and grow the onshore sector to welcome up to 720,000 students.
The Council of International Students Australia has called on education institutions to better protect students from overseas, following a spate of crimes targeting international students in Melbourne.
Australian universities with a higher position in global league tables tend to set higher international tuition fees, according to a recent study. Researchers say the higher price tag supports maintaining or improving international ranking positions.