The Australian government announced last week measures to streamline the Australian student Visa. It is proposed that streamlined visa processing arrangements will be available to certain low immigration risk non-university education providers who offer Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral degree courses. This would be an extension of the arrangements that have been available to the university […]
If you are thinking about applying for the Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485), you might be interested to know that a number of changes have been made to this visa class which introduce new post-study work arrangements for certain graduates of an Australian bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. These changes now mean that the subclass […]
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Hi guys, you may have noticed due to the lack of updates that everything’s quite quiet on the Australian Immigration front at the moment. Unless anyone is interested in the hundreds of illegal immigrants arriving by boat then there’s really not been that much to write about! One snippet of quite important news that we’ve […]
A new web page is available on the Australian Immigration Website for current and former Student visa holders who held a Student visa when the Australian Government announced the skilled migration reforms (8 February 2010). Increasingly in the years leading up to the reforms, the composition of the skilled migration program was being determined by those […]
The number of Australian visa applications from Indian students has more than doubled in the last 12 months, according to recent figures, prompting some to claim that Australia is regaining its appeal as a great country to study in. The Australian High Commission in India reported that the number of Indian students applying for an […]
GDU readers may be interested to know that Education Testing Services (ETS) the creator of the TOEFL test, has recently launched the 2012 TOEFL Scholarship Program – providing students with the opportunity to study “anywhere around the world” at an institution that accepts the TOEFL test. The scholarship program is designed to award TOEFL test […]
Australian Immigration Minister Chris Bowen has announced that requirements for an Australian visa will be relaxed for students from 29 countries. After ex-politician Michael Knight published a scathing report on the Australian visa application system and reports of a struggling education sector surfaced, a reform of the application process had been expected for some time. […]
The Australian education industry could be at risk of becoming victim to Australia’s thriving economy. The rising Australian dollar, combined with the collapse of some colleges has led to more and more international students reconsidering their decision to study in Australia. Changes to the Australian visa application process have been made but, with the new […]
Figures recently released from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship in Australia have revealed a 20% fall in the number of students outside of Australia applying for an Australian visa. In its quarterly report to June 2011, figures indicate that the overall number of student visa applications lodged was stabilised only by the number of […]
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The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) announced last week that all international students who wish to study in Australia can now use TOEFL test scores as part of their visa application. The TOEFL test is created by non-profit educational assessment and research organisation, Educational Testing Service (ETS). This announcement represents a significant change for […]
The Australian government has commissed a new review of the Australian student visa program, which will report to the government in mid 2011. The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is undertaking a review of the Australian student visa program, with former minister Michael Knight appointed to carry out the review for presentation to […]
Data released yesterday by the Australia Department of Immigration shows that the number of international students choosing to come to Australia continues to fall. Australia Visa applications from potential students outside Australia fell 32 per cent in the final six months of last year compared with those of the same period in 2009, which in […]
As the number of international students coming to Australia continues to drop, the Federal Government has announced a review of the student visa program. The move is being welcomed by the education and business sectors. Immigration Minister Chris Bowen and Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans announced the review on Thursday. “The Australian international education sector […]
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The number of new international students coming to Australia is continuing to drop by more than 32,000 students, or 9.5 per cent, as of the end of October. Government agency Australian Education International, has reported the number of total enrolments in Australia are down 1.4 per cent at 599,795 students. The figures come as the […]
The Rudd Government has no intention of putting a limit on the number of Australian Student Visas issued each year, the Australian Immigration Minister has announced. The Australian Immigration Minister, Senator Chris Evans, said there was no basis for the concerns by education providers about the possible impact of proposed legislation that would allow the […]
Australia is a very hot destination for the students of the overseas countries. The government of Australia is highly dedicated to provide world class educational methods to the future generations. For those reasons you should try and get a Student Visa for Australia!
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