International Student Numbers Higher Than Ever

International Student Numbers Higher Than Ever

International students now make up more than a quarter of enrolments at some universities, over half a million, following a 12% increase this year, and an increase of close to 60% in the last five years, according to an ABC report.
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  • Tutoring Is The Ideal Job For Students

    19:58' 29-03-2018

    Tutoring Is The Ideal Job For Students

    Most students feel the need for an income to help with their living expenses. Although there is a good range of unskilled casual work available, offering your service as a part-time tutor is probably the job that fits best with your study life.

  • Scholarships Available For International Students

    19:49' 28-03-2018

    Scholarships Available For International Students

    A number of scholarships are available only for international students who wish to study in Australia. Please note some have deadlines in April and May.

  • New Primary School Tries A Different Approach

    20:06' 22-03-2018

    New Primary School Tries A Different Approach

    A newly opened primary school in Williamstown is taking a different approach to education.

  • Students To Get More Volunteer Support

    20:21' 20-03-2018

    Students To Get More Volunteer Support

    Victorias EdConnect program, connecting young people with volunteer mentors for extra help, has been given $300,000 to expand its services.

  • Teaching Safer Driving For Young People

    20:24' 19-03-2018

    Teaching Safer Driving For Young People

    Victoria’s newest road safety program, Road Smart, is a State Government initiative to improve training and road safety education for young people.

  • Speaking Your Language About Workplace Rights

    18:10' 08-03-2018

    Speaking Your Language About Workplace Rights

    The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) wants international students who plan to combine study with work in Australia that they have the same rights and protections at work as people born in Australia.

  • All Schools Encouraged To Take On MoneySmart

    15:25' 05-03-2018

    All Schools Encouraged To Take On MoneySmart

    Poor financial literacy is an impediment to financial security for Australian families, and this has consequences for the lives of all Australians.

  • Playgroups Support New Parents And Children

    17:58' 01-03-2018

    Playgroups Support New Parents And Children

    Playgroup Victoria recently received State Government funding of $200,000 to help more first-time parents get the ongoing support they need by connecting them with other parents and services in their community.

  • Tubby Or Not Tubby, Fat Is The Question

    16:47' 27-02-2018

    Tubby Or Not Tubby, Fat Is The Question

    Finding your best writing style is the key to writing good quality papers for university courses.

  • You Can Improve Your English Online

    13:16' 27-02-2018

    You Can Improve Your English Online

    As well as the daily demands of a university course, international students also face the pressure of improving their English language skills. This is necessary not only for understanding their course materials and lecturers, but also in the future when they look for work, as well as keeping up a social life.

  • Job Advantages Of International Students

    16:34' 22-02-2018

    Job Advantages Of International Students

    Getting a job helps international students learn more about life in Australia, as well as the obvious economic benefits. But it can be hard to find the right type of employment.

  • International Students' Lives Caught On Video

    15:32' 22-02-2018

    International Students' Lives Caught On Video

    Last week the winners were announced in the video competition “A Day in the Life of an International Student”.

  • Challenge For Young Readers Gets Under Way

    14:54' 21-02-2018

    Challenge For Young Readers Gets Under Way

    The Premiers’ Reading Challenge 2018 was launched by Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education James Merlino on 21 February.

  • Grants Available For School Landcare Projects

    15:02' 19-02-2018

    Grants Available For School Landcare Projects

    Grants of up to $1,000 are now available for Victorian schools, childcare centres and youth groups to work on sustainability or environmental projects.

  • The Easy Path To Online Study

    22:26' 07-02-2018

    The Easy Path To Online Study

    A university qualification can improve your career chances, but many people think it is too expensive or difficult, especially if they are already in a career. Taking time off work to get a degree requires money to support yourself, and there is a risk of losing your position.

  • Families Feel Pressure Of Schooling Costs

    22:17' 01-02-2018

    Families Feel Pressure Of Schooling Costs

    The cost of public education schooling is putting enormous pressure on families.

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