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Visa analysis reveals new student trendsMIP subscribers only
17 Dec 2014International Student Data | Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Austrade analysis of the ‘last visa held’ by student visa holders in 2013–14 shows over 40,000 students had either held an Australian visitor visa or a Working Holiday Maker visa as their last Austral ...
China
Analysis of the aged care and health industry in China MIP subscribers only
9 Dec 2014Updates | Vocational Education and Training (VET)
According to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the aged population (over 60 years old) in China exceeded 200 million, accounting for 14.9 per cent of the total population, as of February 2014.
Brazil
Canada gains market share in BrazilMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
According to a new report by the Canadian Bureau for International Education, Canada increased its intake of Brazilian students by 17 percent in 2013, compared to previous years. Brazil is a priority ...
Spain
Spanish agent perspectives on studying in AustraliaMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2014Updates | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
A summary of recent feedback from key Spanish education agents reveals a positive perception of Australian education experiences, as well as continuing demand for English language courses as interest ...
Russia
Social network a powerful marketing tool in RussiaMIP subscribers only
8 Dec 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Launched as a regional social network in 2006, Russia’s VKontakte (VK) now has more than 260 million users. It is a powerful virtual marketing tool for Australian education providers as it presents op ...
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Government launches Scholarship for Excellence SchemeMIP subscribers only
2 Dec 2014Updates | Higher education
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau has launched the new Hong Kong Scholarship of Excellence Scheme to support outstanding local students pursue undergraduate or postgraduate studies in world-renowned univer ...
Singapore
Biomedical research initiative boosted with Diagnostics Development Hub in SingaporeMIP subscribers only
2 Dec 2014Updates | Higher education | Transnational education
Singapore’s medical technologies industry can now accelerate the time to market for diagnostic devices and solutions, with the launch of the new Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub. The hub aims to stre ...
United States of America
Key findings from the 2014 Open Doors report MIP subscribers only
27 Nov 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its 2014 Open Doors report on 17 November 2014. The report, now in its fifteenth iteration, provides comprehensive information on international ...
Italy
Canada vying to attract more Italian studentsMIP subscribers only
24 Nov 2014Updates | Schools | ELICOS | Vocational Education and Training (VET) | Higher education
Canada is ramping up promotional activities in Italy, hosting a dedicated ‘Study in Canada’ fair in Rome with almost 50 institutions, including secondary schools, language schools and universities. Ca ...
Poland
Polish Government boosts spending on research and developmentMIP subscribers only
24 Nov 2014Updates | Higher education
The Polish Government has increased research and development (R&D) funding in 2014 by 10 per cent. Significant financing is now available to Australian research institutes working in partnership with ...

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