Sector stakeholders have celebrated Australia's decision to extend post-study work rights for targeted courses and to raise the cap on the number of hours that international students are permitted to work.
Half a decade since its crash, Australia has almost doubled the economic impact of international education to hit a new record high in 2017. Though some celebrate the rise, others warn of a bubble about to burst and hope for a slowdown.
As study-work policies fluctuate in key study destinations, internships are becoming an effective and popular way for students to gain valuable on-the-job experience. To varying degrees, countries and private providers are developing strategies to enhance the role of internships within study abroad and as a stand-alone international experience. Katie Duncan reports.
This week Navitas announced a ten-year agreement with Florida Atlantic University to establish a pathway programme marking its first significant partnership in the US in four years and reflecting the company's confidence in its university programmes despite seeing profits drop 31% in the year to June 30.