COVID Testing when travelling to Australia – international flight departure date and time

If you are planning to travel to Australia, you must meet the requirements listed below. It is important to know, that you must count the time of your COVID testing backwards from the departure date of the international flight to Australia. Example, if you booked multiple flights, only the last international flight to Australia is [...]

2022-02-08T10:17:04+00:00February 8th, 2022|australia, Education|0 Comments

Visa charges to be waived for international students and working holiday makers

International students and working holiday makers who arrive in Australia from today will have their visa application fees rebated to encourage more to enter the country. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the changes on Wednesday to help the nation ease workforce shortages caused by the spread of the Omicron variant. “What we'll be doing is [...]

2022-01-19T03:58:56+00:00January 19th, 2022|australia, Education|0 Comments

Foreign students allowed extra hours to ease worker shortage

Up to 400,000 foreign students will be able to work extra hours under a temporary relaxation of visa rules to ease crippling labour shortages, amplified by the isolation of thousands of workers in response to COVID-19. As the omicron wave disrupts commerce, fuel stations warned motorists could suffer a repeat of UK petrol shortages, unless [...]

2022-01-12T21:20:53+00:00January 12th, 2022|australia|0 Comments

Australian visa processing update

Due to Australian border reopening to eligible temporary visa holders from 1 December 2021, the Department of Home Affairs is expecting an increase in visa applications. We encourage your agents and students to provide the Department of Home Affairs with complete Student visa applications. To check the requirements, students can use the Document Checklist Tool. A complete application [...]

2021-11-25T22:59:29+00:00November 25th, 2021|australia|0 Comments

Australia: An overview of international student return plans

Most Australian states and territories have now announced student return pilots or broader plans to welcome back international students Quarantine and testing requirements vary from state to state, as does the expected timing and pace of student returns The Australian government has expanded its list of approved COVID vaccines in recent months. As of 17 November, [...]

2021-11-18T10:59:28+00:00November 18th, 2021|australia, Education|0 Comments

Breaking news! Australian Borders Reopening Soon to Migrants and International students

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged the possible reopening of the international border by the end of this year. He said top priority would be given to Australian citizens and permanent residents keen to return home, followed by skilled migrants and international students. Stay tuned for detailed information.

2021-10-01T07:06:12+00:00October 1st, 2021|australia|0 Comments

Can Australia adopt a Canada model for international students?

In a recent agent survey, Canada was voted the most attractive study destination. Its appeal continues to grow, boosted by a strong government policy response to COVID-19. Despite the pandemic, international students can enter Canada, provided they meet certain criteria. The situation is vastly different in Australia, where students still cannot return, sparking frustration. The [...]

2021-09-30T10:37:16+00:00September 29th, 2021|australia, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Curious about where all of the international students in Australia are from?

Australia is no stranger to hosting overseas students. In fact, in 2018, Australia was the education destination of choice for almost 870,000 students from around the world. In the world rankings, Australia is in third place for study abroad destinations, having made over $AUD 5-million from foreign students alone. Today, we’re taking a look at [...]

2019-12-05T02:28:23+00:00October 18th, 2019|australia, Education, english|0 Comments

Masters Degree in Australia – International Students represent half of enrolments

International students at Australian universities make up nearly half of all master's enrolments and one-third of doctoral candidates, making the country's higher-degree programs disproportionately dependent on the foreign market. International students make up 21% of all tertiary enrolments in Australia, compared to an average of 6 per cent in other countries, according to the OECD's [...]

2019-12-05T03:26:56+00:00October 8th, 2019|australia, Education|0 Comments

Australia’s post graduate visa attracts international students, but many can’t find work in their field

Australia’s post graduate visa attracts international students, but many can’t find work in their field. The top five citizenship countries of 485 visa holders in Australia (India, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam) have also been the top five source countries of international enrolments in Masters by coursework (China, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam) programs since 2013. However [...]

2019-12-05T03:40:48+00:00October 1st, 2019|australia, Education|0 Comments