A draft strategy for the English-language teaching sector released in 2020 was put on hold. In revisiting the strategy, we emphasise the advantages that Australia’s multilingualism offers learners.
Contributing to global knowledge, from the lens of local experience, can lead to solutions to universal problems such as inequality and climate change.
Universities must move swiftly to attend to students’ needs when borders reopen if Australia is to regain market share in the face of fierce global competition.
International student demand for places in Australia has fallen by a third over the course of the pandemic, while for our key competitors demand has remained stable or even increased.
Tuesday’s budget shows a reversion back to the previous policy of keeping total higher education funding broadly stable.
Once seen as mainly as a source of international students, China has for a decade been strategically repositioning itself as a provider of international education.
International students have been admirably persistent in studying online for more than a year. But as other countries open their doors, Australia risks losing them if it fails to show they are wanted.
Our current quarantine capacity would take six months to handle the return of 150,000 existing students, but 70,000 new students every six months would also be needed to halt the fall in enrolments.
Students from other countries found the US less attractive during the Trump administration. Will things be any different under President Biden?
Open-educational resources are critical for increasing global learners’ access to education during COVID-19 and beyond. Blockchain technology can address concerns about plagiarism in resources.
Universities can expect at least a A$3 billion reduction in international student revenue this year compared to 2019.
The first batch of returning international students are due to fly in this weekend, but Australia has a lot of work to do to maintain its pre-COVID share of the global education market.
An effort by the Trump administration to put stricter limits on students and scholars from certain countries may cost a lot and accomplish little, an international education expert argues.
Many international students choose Australian universities due to a visa that allows them to work here for up to four years after they graduate.
The Australian government has not been good to international students since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But compared to the US, UK and Canada, we haven’t lost our competitive edge.
Researchers conducted a survey of 1,012 students in China between June 5 and 15. This included students who planned to study overseas, and those who had already been studying abroad before, COVID-19.
A group of international students were interviewed about their experience in Australia during COVID-19. Here’s what they had to say.
If fewer students from other countries enroll in US colleges and universities this fall due to COVID-19, the effects would be felt well beyond the campus, an expert warns.
The Australian government relies on the temporary graduate visa to attract international students. But these visa recipients are left helpless as they face a loss of financial security.
After years of neoliberal policies eroding the tax base to pay for high schools, mandatory online learning curriculum from classrooms could be the next international money-maker.