Afghan music students granted asylum in Portugal

The Afghan National Institute of Music, renowned around the world for its tutelage, was left abandoned after the Taliban took control of Kabul in mid-August. The group of 101 students, former students, faculty and relatives of those who went to the school were on the...

International students in Victoria face unsafe housing

The community organisation conducted the International Student Housing Project Report to document housing issues faced by international students in the state and to identify relevant limitations or gaps in current laws and regulatory practices.  Researchers found that...

Woman charged over assaults on Chinese students

One suspect Shan He is a former student at the University of Sheffield and she was charged with two counts of assault in relation to two incidents. Another seven incidents were reported. The other suspect is a 33-year-old woman. No charges have been made but she...

US government told to support Afghan students

In a letter to majority and minority leaders in the US senate and house of representatives, 41 organisations urged legislators to introduce a range of measures to allow displaced Afghans to join “the millions of international students and scholars who have contributed...

International students defer to January 2022

Earlier in the year, IRCC told students that if they sent their applications in by May 15, they would have them processed by August 6, 2021.  “We have seen a number of our international applicants decide to defer their start of the programs to January 2022” However,...