intl students eligible for Covid-19 support under HEERF III

According to the department, the funding, which will provide help to over 5,000 HEIs, is more than “double the emergency relief aid available to students and institutions already authorised under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) relief legislation”. “These funds are critical […]

Universities reshape mental health services during Covid-19

In a PIE webinar, providers suggested that buddy and mentor programs have proved successful and close monitoring of touch points has been important since the Covid-19 outbreak. Student Minds’s recently launched Student Space aims to connect students with trained...

France sees “moderate decline” in intl students due to Covid-19

Key Figures 2021 (in French), published this month, acknowledged that the Covid-19 pandemic had disrupted international student mobility, with “successive lockdowns, difficulty in travel and closed borders”, as well as noting the impact of Brexit and its consequences...

Scammers using Covid-19 to target international students in Australia

The agency responsible for reporting and investigating scams, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission received 32,200 threat based scams in 2020 with victims losing in excess of AUS$11.8 million. “Threat based scams tend to disproportionately affect younger...