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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TRAVEL CONCESSIONS

The Premier of New South Wales, Barry O Farrell, has announced that transport concessions will be introduced for international students living and studying in some areas of New South Wales. International students will be able to access discounts of up to 35 percent on the bus, train, light rail and ferry tickets in the Greater […]

Challenges & Competition for International Students

Australia’s international student market has been dented by British schools and universities establishing outposts in Asia and the Middle East. And now the US and China have joined the throng. Countries have always looked to Australia as a success story in attracting international students.Many of those countries are opening up their universities to overseas students, […]

International students forced to work for just $8 an hour

International students are being exploited in workplaces across Sydney, paid as little as $8 an hour by employers who take advantage of their desperate need for work. The underpayments, well below the legal entitlement, are pushing many to break visa restrictions that limit their work to 40 hours a fortnight, putting the students at risk […]