29 janvier 2019

ISANA receives grant to update training

By Anton Crace. The peak body for international student services in Australia, ISANA, has received an Enabling Growth and Innovation grant to update its online National Code training and provide wider access to the broader industry. More...

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Aus: ELT focused mental health guide released

By Anton Crace. English Australia has released a new mental health guide for ELICOS providers to assist students who may be experiencing difficulties during their studies. More...

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Australia rolls out “united front” against supervisor-student relationships

By Anton Crace. University staff who engage in sexual or romantic relationships with their students are harming the research and learning environment, according to a new set of principles which aim to protect academics and students in Australia. More...

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English Malaysia urges ELT visa changes

By Anton Crace. English Malaysia, the country’s representative body for ELT providers, has called upon the new government to simplify visa requirements for English language students looking to continue onto higher education. More...

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#StickwithVic opposes NZ uni name change

By Anton Crace. The Council of New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington has agreed on a draft proposal to tackle confusion between itself and other universities by changing its name, sparking the #StickwithVic campaign and criticism that the move is only to attract more international students. More...

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Aus: Industry sustainability effort launched

By Anton Crace. A campaign to reduce international education’s impact on global warming and include students in finding a solution is underway by education consultancy Pomegranate Global. More...

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NZ: Exploitation at the centre of post-study work changes

By Anton Crace. The New Zealand government has unveiled new post-study work rights with an emphasis on reducing exploitation in the workplace, in a move that will see the country leapfrog others to offer the second most generous PSW rights in the world. More...

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NZ: New strategy moves focus from numbers to global citizenship

By Anton Crace. A new three-pillared national strategy to ensure the long-term sustainability and reputation of New Zealand’s international education industry and increase domestic students’ access to international experiences has been launched at NZIEC. More...

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RMIT to provide blockchain credentials

By Anton Crace. Students at Melbourne’s RMIT will begin to receive blockchain-enabled credentials after the university announced a partnership with digital provider Credly, in a move that sees academic achievements brought into the world of currency. More...

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One in six int’l students miss classes for work, Uni Aus report

By Anton Crace. International students are increasingly skipping university classes to attend work and are having their studies affected adversely, according to the latest survey by Universities Australia. More...

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