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Education Minister Alan Tudge told the university sector that it has the government’s support – but uni leaders say they still haven’t seen the proof

Education Minister Alan Tudge accepted the university sector had faced “a challenging time” in a speech to industry leaders, but suggested losses had been overstated. The address, given at a conference of the country’s 39 universities, sought to placate the sector with several new initiatives to support growth. University leaders […]
Education Minister Alan Tudge told the university sector that it has the government’s support – but uni leaders say they still haven’t seen the proof
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The Morrison government says getting international students back to Australia is a problem for the states, claiming it has done enough to support the sector

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has defended the support the Federal Government has offered public universities, as the sector faces billion-dollar losses. Speaking on Wednesday, Frydenberg said it was now up to the institutions to work with state governments to slowly bring back international students to Australian shores. However, he remained firm […]
The Morrison government says getting international students back to Australia is a problem for the states, claiming it has done enough to support the sector
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The government is ‘increasingly hopeful’ international students will be back on Australian campuses by the first semester of 2022

Education Minister Alan Tudge says he is “increasingly hopeful” international students will be back on Australian campuses by the first semester of 2022. In a speech delivered on Wednesday at Melbourne’s RMIT, Tudge urged the country’s university sector to overhaul how it approaches the lucrative class of student. Tudge laid […]
The government is ‘increasingly hopeful’ international students will be back on Australian campuses by the first semester of 2022
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The NSW Treasurer thinks more flight spots should go to international students, as the state’s uni sector continues to struggle

The NSW Treasurer wants to prioritise international students on the limited flights to Sydney, under a new proposal reported by the ABC. Education is Australia’s fourth-largest export market, and NSW is particularly exposed to the coronavirus downturn. Data published earlier this year shows that only 130 new and returning international […]
The NSW Treasurer thinks more flight spots should go to international students, as the state’s uni sector continues to struggle
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NSW wanted to send international students to Tasmania to quarantine – but the state’s premier was having none of it

NSW attempted to get Tasmania to accept its international students into the state’s quarantine system. The move highlights the state’s increasing desperation to get international students back to universities, who generate $2.4 billion in income for the state’s 10 universities. Only 130 new and returning international students entered Australia in […]
NSW wanted to send international students to Tasmania to quarantine – but the state’s premier was having none of it
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New international student enrollment fell 43% this fall, according to survey of more than 700 US universities, and an expert says a ‘perfect storm of issues’ is to blame

The Institute of International Education released its survey on international student enrollment on Monday, in which it found new international student enrollment at US universities online or in person have decreased by 43% this year. The survey of more than 700 schools found that total enrollment among new and returning […]
New international student enrollment fell 43% this fall, according to survey of more than 700 US universities, and an expert says a ‘perfect storm of issues’ is to blame