New Zealand to allow 1,000 students to return in 2022

The border class exception will permit 400 pilot trainees, 300 students at degree level and above and a further 300 students at the sub-degree level to arrive, with education providers nominating students from October 2021. Successful students will begin their visa...

Australia mulls study visa flexibility to incentivise students

Government ministers are said to be “genuinely open” to visa reforms and it is expected changes will be put in place before the start of the new year. Speaking at The PIE Live, Phil Honeywood, CEO of IEAA said the proposals will entitle students completing studies...

Spain ranked top in international students’ satisfaction

According to the 2021 Studyportals Student Satisfaction Report, Austria, Estonia, Hungary and Italy rounded out the top five countries. While student experience ratings remain high globally, Studyportals noted that the average student satisfaction score was down 3.56%...

Students fear visa issues if they report poor mental health

The confusion has risen around a policy from Immigration New Zealand which states that all non-New Zealanders coming to the country must have an acceptable standard of health. Students have said they are reluctant to disclose mental health challenges in case it makes...

a lived experience toolkit for international students

As one of the successful recipients of the Study NSW Partner Projects 2021/22 grant, ISANA is collaborating with SIC to design a Lived Experience Toolkit for international students to address the gap of institutions and services in effectively engaging and...