NSW launches International Student Hub

The hub will support students suffering from issues such as wage exploitation, low accommodation standards and social isolation as a result of the global pandemic. “This project is unique as it is led by community groups from the ground up” “It’s more important than ever that we give students a voice and a space in this […]

New Zealand homestay bracing for slow int’l student return

Host Families NZ would normally have about 600 students staying with hosts across the island nation; now they are down to just a fraction of that. “We’re definitely experiencing a challenging time,” company representatives Hui Li and Giovana Reay said. During the...

student entrepreneurs program doubles intake

FastForward (FFWD) is a free six week program funded through the New South Wales government and run by Haymarket HQ which takes participants from idea to start up ready with access to mentors, investors and practical experience. The number of participants has doubled...

Cabinet provides no timeline for int’l student return to Australia

Currently around 30% – approximately 164,000 – of Australia’s 542,106 student visa holders are stuck outside the country. The national cabinet meeting between state and federal leaders held on February 5 was expected to discuss a range of Covid-related travel and...