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Austrade regional market update on the impact of COVID-19 (as of 16 March 2020)

17 Mar 2020 Papua New Guinea Fiji China Korea, Rep (South Korea) Bangladesh India Sri Lanka United States of America Brazil Schools ELICOS Vocational Education and Training (VET) Higher education Austrade update Transnational education Education news Edtech Online

The coronavirus is having a significant impact on the Australian economy, coming on the back of devastating bushfires and continued drought. To support the international education sector at this time, ...

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Australian edtech and digital borderless education awareness

16 Mar 2020 China Austrade update Education news Edtech

The COVID-19 crisis and travel restrictions on many Australian international students highlights the importance of digital platforms to support students and their learning. In response, EduGrowth — Au ...

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BHP launches $10m tailings circular economy challenge in Chile

16 Mar 2020 Chile Higher education Opportunities Education news MIP subscribers only

With support from Fundacion Chile, BHP has launched $10M Tailings – a global challenge that seeks to attract innovative companies, start-ups, consortia, research centres and universities from around t ...

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Launch of quarterly webinar series for the schools sector

16 Mar 2020 Japan Market insights Schools Education news MIP subscribers only

Austrade has launched a new quarterly webinar series for the schools sector focussed on market insights, emerging trends and opportunities in overseas markets. The inaugural webinar explored insights ...

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Global FMCG manufacturer seeks sustainability startup partners

9 Mar 2020 Singapore Higher education Opportunities Education news MIP subscribers only

Australian universities are invited to submit proposals for an innovation brief published by a global manufacturer seeking solutions in sustainability. This opportunity is directed to commercialisatio ...

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Toyota Mobility Foundation City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge (CATCH) — applications now open

9 Mar 2020 Japan Higher education Opportunities Education news MIP subscribers only

Toyota Mobility Foundation is accepting proposals for its City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge (CATCH). Grants up to US$1.5 million in total will be offered to winning ideas in reimagining and des ...

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Update on the transnational education sector in Singapore for Australian universities

9 Mar 2020 Singapore Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

Singapore remains a leading partner globally for Australian transnational education. However, in support for local instituions, Singaporean government restrictions for foreign education institutions h ...

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Indian school education board seeks university partners

3 Mar 2020 India Higher education Opportunities Education news MIP subscribers only

An Indian school education board is looking to establish links with Australian universities to facilitate students from over 1,500 affiliated schools to get acquainted with the Australian standard of ...

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Accelerating opportunities for Australian university startups

3 Mar 2020 Taiwan Opportunities Education news MIP subscribers only

Australian startups are invited to apply to the Global Startup Talents @Taipei program hosted by the Taipei City Government. Successful applicants receive flights and accommodation to attend the 15-da ...

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New priority areas for Chile’s National Scholarship Program — Becas Chile

3 Mar 2020 Chile Market insights Higher education Education news MIP subscribers only

The Chilean Government has three new priorities areas for Becas Chile, the national scholarship program, which presents an opportunity for Australian Universities. This opportunity is to attract new g ...

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International education sector shows support with #InThisTogether

25 Feb 2020 Austrade update Education news

Study in Australia, in collaboration with states and territories — is supporting a grassroots #InThisTogether social media campaign to continue to support students onshore and abroad who have been imp ...

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$5m call for climate change adaptation projects in northern Chile

25 Feb 2020 Chile Higher education Opportunities Education news MIP subscribers only

A major multinational organisation has launched a USD $5 million dollar program, seeking to fund national and international R&D centres, universities and industry organisations. This program aims to b ...

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