01 février 2019

Europe: rental hike with competition surge

By Kerrie Kennedy. Increased competition between international students and young professionals for available housing is being cited by HousingAnywhere as one of the main reasons for the upward trend in rental prices across their major European student destinations this past year. More...

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National Code hands providers responsibility

By Anton Crace. Education providers will bear the responsibility for the behaviour of their partnered education agents, after Australia’s National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students was updated. More...

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Busuu plugs into ‘intelligent assistants’

By Anton Crace. Online and mobile language learning provider Busuu has partnered with Amazon and Google to provide an education bot for the companies’ respective intelligent personal assistant interfaces, Alexa and Google Assistant. More...

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Malaysia sets sights on refugee students

By Anton Crace. Officials marked their intent to accommodate more students from countries affected by war and humanitarian crises into the Malaysian education system, at the recent International Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation conference in Putrajaya. More...

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TEQSA tightens wellbeing and safety guidance

By Anton Crace. Australia’s higher education regulator has updated its good practice note on student wellbeing and safety, after receiving submissions on its draft version released last year. The update comes after a report which found 21% of university students in Australia experience sexual harassment. More...

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How Australia’s new national code could affect the agent-provider relationship

By Anton Crace. As one of the most regulated industries in the world, Australian international education has, for a long time, concerned itself with the potential ramifications of unscrupulous and unethical behaviour by third parties. More...

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NZ: Government renews scrutiny of international students and PSW

By Anton Crace. International students and net migration have hit New Zealand headlines again after ministerial briefings revealed concerns that some students were purposely undertaking sub-degree and low-quality programs to obtain permanent residency and employment. More...

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Chinese online learners increase 20%

By Anton Crace. The number of Chinese students undertaking part of their education online grew by double-digits for the seventh consecutive year, according to a co-study by Chinese business services provider iResearch and online education provider XuetangX. More...

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Indian universities to offer online degrees

By Anton Crace. Indian universities will officially be allowed to develop and deliver their own online degrees for the first time after officials announced a reversal of the government’s year-long ban on the practice. More...

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Australian intl’ed welcomes new commissioners

By Anton Crace. Australia’s international education industry has welcomed the confirmation of the country’s tertiary and vocational education regulatory bodies’ commissioners after their announcement in early February. More...

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