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Extra points for international students who graduate in one of these 21 education fields – Australia

International students will be eligible for 5 additional points towards their point test if they have earned a degree in one of these 21 subjects in Australia The recent changes made to the points test will enhance the pathway to permanent residence for students who have completed Doctoral or Masters by research-level qualifications in science, [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|Immigration, News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

University degrees ‘irrelevant’ to big employers

BIG employers are going cold on university degrees, leaving students and jobseekers to wonder if their qualifications are worth the investment and extra study. This week, international publishing house Penguin Random House decided to drop degrees as a requirement for job applicants, following in the footsteps of major consulting firms Ernst and Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers. [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Immigration, News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

New Zealand launches pilot for five-year pathway visa

6th Jan 2016 Short on time? Here are the highlights: New Zealand has launched an 18-month pilot for a new Pathway Student Visa The pathway visa allows students to study with up to three different education providers over a five-year period, all without renewing the study visa Pathway visa holders may also work during their [...]

By |January 7th, 2016|News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

Australia – Visa crackdown hits international student market

Australia’s resurgent international education industry has hit a speed bump as immigration officials put up the shutters against students from the subcontinent. Student visa grants declined at the end of last financial year, marking perhaps the first setback in the sector’s comeback from its 2009 crash. Immigration Department data shows there were almost 375,000 international [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

Student visa fraud in Australia up sharply since 2012

[28 Jan 2015] Australia has seen a dramatic increase in the number of international student visas cancelled or under review over the last three years. The Australian is reporting a surge in the number of “non-genuine” students in the country, and has obtained figures indicating that the number of cancelled student visas increased from 1,978 [...]

By |January 30th, 2015|Immigration, News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

Student visa fraud in Australia up sharply since 2012

[28 Jan 2015] Australia has seen a dramatic increase in the number of international student visas cancelled or under review over the last three years. The Australian is reporting a surge in the number of “non-genuine” students in the country, and has obtained figures indicating that the number of cancelled student visas increased from 1,978 [...]

By |January 30th, 2015|Immigration, News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

Australia streamlines visa process for overseas student on advanced diploma

Australia streamlines visa process for overseas student on advanced diploma May 26,2014 CANBERRA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- In an effort to boost overseas student enrolment in Australian higher education system, the Australian government has decided to extend streamlined visa processing (SVP) arrangements to students enrolled in advanced diploma level courses at low immigration risk providers. [...]

By |May 27th, 2014|News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

Data on Student Visas released by Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Department of Immigration and Border Protection release data on Student Visas Recently the Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released statistics on student visa from June 2009 to March 2014. Please see attached for details. Below are graphs summarising the data for different visa types.   Source: http://www.acpet.edu.au/article/7976/department-of-immigration-and-border-protection-release-data-on-student-visas/  

By |May 27th, 2014|News, Study Abroad|0 Comments

Australia Study…

Australia Study... Get 2 years work permit after completion of 2 year course.

By |February 2nd, 2014|News, Study Abroad|0 Comments