Policy updates – Australia


Articles for Australia  

Asia-Pacific cooperation on higher education in focus at APEC conference

25 September 2013

The second APEC conference on higher education cooperation in Vladivostok, Russia, from 28-29 June 2013 focused on cross-border education and enabled Australia to make a case for enhancing the mobility of students, education providers, and researchers across the Asia-Pacific.

Australian students AsiaBound

14 September 2013
More than 3,700 Australian students are heading to Asia under the first round of the AsiaBound Grants Program, a $47 million initiative encouraging Australian students to experience study in Asia.

Information for Students Affected by Sanctions

11 June 2013

Important information for Iranian students facing financial pressures
November 2012 (Updated 11 June 2013)

 Frequently Asked Questions for international students and education providers are now available.

TPS Levy set for 2013

26 March 2013

The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) Director, Mr Vipan Mahajan, has finalised the TPS Levy Legislative Instrument for 2013 and the first collection is currently underway.

A Blueprint for International Education

26 March 2013

The International Education Advisory Council, chaired by Michael Chaney AO, provided its advice to Government on Wednesday 27 February 2013.

Mobility case study: Vietnam 

26 March 2013

Australian VET students undertaking 3-week placements at a special needs school and aged care facility in Vietnam found language no barrier to achieving positive learning outcomes.

Governor-General congratulates inaugural Prime Ministers's QEII  Diamond Jubilee Award recipient 

 26 March 2013 

Dr Laura Bray is a medical researcher from Queensland with the potential to advance women’s leadership in Australia and build international educational and professional linkages.

Asia scholarships for top students 

26 March 2013

Forty of Australia’s best-and-brightest students will undertake study, research and internships in Asia for up to two years as holders of a 2013 Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Award. 

16 January 2013
AEI congratulates RMIT on being selected as a partner for an EU-funded, three-year international research training network on Architecture, Design and Art Practice Training Research (ADAPT-r) which started on 1 January 2013.