THE inaugural Melbourne International Student Conference was a weekend of inspiration, learning, personal and professional development, networking and encouraging entrepreneurship to plug gaps in the community for the 100 delegates in attendance. Faridah Wu brings you the highlights.
VISA application can be incredibly tricky and many international students are confused by the process. Come along to the University of Melbourne’s Visa Options Workshop hosted by UMSU International this Thursday to have your questions answered. Faridah Wu has more.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, collaboration and innovation will be the focus of the inaugural Melbourne International Student Conference, featuring keynote speakers Malaysian artist-architect “Red” Hong Yi and Mayibuye Cambodia founder Zoe Condliffe, as well as business and HR experts. Find out how you can take part.
THE international student community has responded to a meeting organised by the Australia First Party that aims to put an end to the Federal Government’s Overseas Student Program. Darren Boon reports.
INTERNATIONAL students pursuing courses in hospitality may be eligible to apply for permanent residency upon graduation after an overhaul of the 457 visa scheme. Kai Yi Wong reports.
THE Pearson Test of English will be accepted for visa applications from November this year. Giulia Poloni reports.
FREE food, a petting zoo and…migration advice? Rebecca Di Nuzzo was at Deakin University Student Association’s Christmas Party, which held a very welcome announcement for international students.
MORE and more students are choosing to study overseas, but how do you choose which country to go to or university to apply for? Grant Roberts provides a good starting point for those thinking about studying in Australia.
PROPOSED visa changes the Australian Government hopes will boost overseas student numbers have been met with mixed reactions from the international education industry. Rebecca Di Nuzzo reports.
IT is a requirement for students transitioning to the Temporary Skilled Graduate (subclass 485) visa to purchase private medical insurance. However, many are unaware they have many options to choose from when purchasing a medical insurance policy.
IT IS illegal for anyone to give professional immigration assistance without being registered with the Office of Migration Agents Registration Authority in Australia. If you’re intending to use a migration agent for help with your visa applications, make sure he/she is a registered migration agent.
THE Federal Government has introduced a raft of new measures to attract international students to Australia, including easing student visa requirements for students from India and China.