The Queensland Government recognised six outstanding international students from various countries with the International Education and Training (IET) Awards for their contribution to the community.
New research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) puts spotlight on the endemic exploitation of temporary workers who are mainly international students and backpackers.
Fair Work Ombudsman today launches in-language videos on its website, further helping visa holders understand their workplace rights and supplying them with basic knowledge to protect their rights.
Education Minister Simon Birmingham recently announced at the Australian International Education Conference that the international students are required to have higher English Language Proficiency for higher education in Australia. The stricter standards would include at least 20 face-to-face teaching hours a week, with classes having no more than 18 students at a time.
October is National Safe Work Month. During this month each year, Safe Work Australia asks workers and employers across Australia to commit to building safe and healthy workplaces for all Australians.