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...

Sector calls for int’l student vaccination passports

Since Australia closed its border in 2020 due to the pandemic, international students have been unable to travel to the country. The federal education minister Alan Tudge recently said that the country won’t see a return of international students en masse until 2022. ...

int’l students’ belongings, valuables still in dormitories

While the Chinese government’s foreign ministry spokespersons continue to reiterate that the government “attaches high importance to protecting the rights and interests of international students in China”, for some, the inflexibility is bringing them to breaking...

Half of intl students support unis issuing vaccine requirements

Based on responses from 2,513 current and prospective international students from 153 countries, a further 23% did not support the measure and 27% were unsure, while around 65% of international students were open to taking a coronavirus vaccine compared to 10% that...