Australia seeks to become top English language study destination - Global Education Times (GET News)

Australia seeks to become top English language study destination

The government of Australia has unveiled a new sector strategy with the aim to establish itself as a top, world-class English language study destination for international students.

The Department of Education and Training’s (DET) new sector strategy – English Language Teaching International Engagement Strategy 2025 – has noted that it recognises the key role that English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) plays in relation to Australia’s education exports.

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Australia student visa now harder to get for India and Pakistan - Global Education Times (GET News)

Australia student visa now harder to get for India and Pakistan

The Australia student visa requirements for those applying from India, Pakistan and Nepal have been tightened by the Australian government.

The assessment category for international students applying for a student visa to study in Australia has been raised from Level 2 to Level 3, which entails more strict scrutiny to qualify.

Australia student visa applications are based on individual merits including educational qualifications, financial requirements and proficiency in English language.

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University graduates in Australia see high salaries and employment rates - Global Education Times (GET News)

University graduates in Australia see high salaries and employment rates

The vast majority (more than 90%) of university graduates in Australia secure full-time work three years after the completion of their degree, according to University World News.

University graduates in Australia have also enjoyed a strong growth in their work salaries, with an average graduate starting salary in the region of AU$58,700, rising to around AU$72,800 just three years after entering the workforce.

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19 Indian students bag A$500K University of Sydney scholarship - Global Education Times (GET News)

19 Indian students bag A$500K University of Sydney scholarship

19 young Indian students have become recipients of a prestigious new University of Sydney scholarship programme designed specially for Indian students – Sydney Scholars India Scholarship.

The students include Madhullikaa Singh from Bombay and Aryan Bhatia from Delhi, who each received A$20,000 for their Bachelors’ degree programmes.

Worth A$500,000 per annum in total, the Sydney Scholars India Scholarship includes ten A$20,000 per annum grants and fifteen A$10,000 grants besides the two major grants of A$50,000 per annum.

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Fast-track Australia tech immigration programme launched - Global Education Times (GET News)

Fast-track Australia Global Talent Independent Program launched

The Australian government have unveiled a new fast-track tech immigration programme for highly-skilled global talent as part of its newfound effort to address the local skills gap and grow the tech sector.

Australia’s Home Affairs department has set aside 5000 immigration visa places within the existing permanent migration programme – capped at 160,000 places – for the new “Global Talent Independent Program”.

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