Tag: international students


Australia’s top universities benefiting in the billions from the fees paid by international students

The influx of international students in Australia’s top universities has led to a dramatic increase in plagiarism, a shocking investigation has found.


Childcare stocks rising with childcare costs

The cost of raising a child is getting higher. A 2016 Suncorp report found the average cost is $297,600 from birth to 17 years – which as Mamamia noted is the cost of a brand new Ferrari. Ouch.


How is international education impacting Australia?

A recent survey conducted by The University of New South Wales revealed that 54 per cent of respondents wanted to see fewer international students enrolling at Australian universities. While some have speculated this is due to domestic students missing out on university places to their foreign counterparts, it’s important to note that ABC Fact Check found that the amount of

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Federation University to strengthen international reputation

Federation University Australia’s new Pro-Vice Chancellor International says he will work to raise the university’s international profile and continue to attract ‘quality’ international students.


CDU makes top five in attracting first generation students

Almost 40 per cent of students attending Charles Darwin University are the first in their family to attend university.


University of Wollongong climbs in World University Rankings

The University of Wollongong has climbed 14 places in the latest set of world rankings, placing 218th in the world and 11th in Australia.


Overseas students shift focus to Australia after Trump election

A website designed to attract international students to Australia has reported a huge spike in hits following the election of ­Donald Trump as the next president of the US.


Australian education institutions surprise winners of the US election

Just as Australian real-estate agents are reporting a rise in the number of enquiries received from US citizens considering a move down under, it seems Australia’s education institutions may also be unlikely winners of the US election.


University of Tasmania recognised for enrolling disadvantaged students

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) needs to improve staffing and resources if it wants to attract more international students, a union says. 


Making sense of university rankings

The 2017 Good Universities Guide was released on Monday 29 August 2016 and, in it, prospective students will find a very different list of Australia’s top universities.