Migrants in Australia among the happiest in the world: report
Australia ranks 6th for the happiness of its migrants and 10th for the happiness of the overall population.
AUS Student Visa : International students will have to show more funds from February 2018
Therefore, from 1 February 2018, every student visa application should include the updated cost of living amounts when they showing their evidence of funds.
Changes made to English tests for Australian student visas
The Department of Home Affairs has said TOEFL-PBT results are no longer accepted for Australian student visas.
Do international uni students need stronger English language skills?
International students looking to study at Australian universities may face higher English language entry requirements after a push from Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews. He's urging the federal government to lift entry standards for people trying to obtain a student visa, with concerns that many are given places to study but have little likelihood of graduating because of their limited English.
Tanzanian man thanks Australians who helped him get unlikely education
Godwin Silayo is a recent graduate of an Australian-founded school providing free education to Tanzania’s poorest children.
The ‘traumatic’ experience of learning English and succeeding in IELTS
IELTS is an English language test that is often a pre-requisite for international study, migration and work. Over 3 million tests are taken worldwide every year.
NSW TAFE willing to train over half-a-billion Indians: Luke Foley
NSW leader of opposition Luke Foley appreciated efforts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have 'strong' relations with Australia.
Australian institute to train teachers in Pakistan
Melbourne Polytechnic, an education institute in Australia, will train Pakistani teachers to become better trainers.
Australian Embassy in Kathmandu urges AIBT students to keep going to their classes
The Australian Embassy in Nepal has acknowledged that it has been informed of the situation concerning the Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT)'s registration being cancelled by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and has advised impacted students to keep their enrolment current and continue to attend classes.
International students face uncertainty after regulator cancels AIBT's registration
Hundreds of international students in Sydney and Brisbane are facing uncertainty after authorities decided to cancel the registration of a training provider for breaching several conditions including inaccurate marketing practices.
Premier intervenes as international students' English fails to make the grade
International students who speak little English are struggling to keep up with their peers at Australian universities, prompting the Victorian government to call for a review of entry requirements.
Foreign language classes becoming more scarce
Knowledge of foreign languages is also vital to America’s national security and diplomacy. Yet, according to the U.S Government Accountability Office, nearly one in four Foreign Service officers do not meet the language proficiency requirements that they should meet to do their jobs.
ANU and Open University Australia to Offer Buddhism-Related Language Courses
Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, in partnership with Open University Australia, will offer eight “less-commonly-taught” languages by 2020—six of them directly relate to Buddhist Studies and the Buddhist world.
Murdoch 'proud to be a global university' amid heat on international students
Murdoch University has sent an email to students saying it is “proud” to be a global university and refuting the claims made by ABC's Four Corners earlier this week
Government raises concerns over foreign uni students' English skills
Education Minister Dan Tehan has raised concerns about the English language skills of international students with the independent regulator of Australia's universities and asked for recommendations to strengthen admission standards.
International students thrive in UNSW's unique English language course
The Personalised English Language Enhancement course has quickly generated an inspiring and supportive learning community.