With USyd’s student residence stock able to house just 3.2 per cent of students, momentum is gathering behind a campaign to demand the University cap rents and build residential cooperatives.
International House has been home to over 6,000 students since it opened in the 1960s, and is a hallmark of modernist architecture at USyd. So why is it closing?
International students speak about their concerns regarding a major information breach at Medibank, which is the preferred OSHC provider for UNSW, UTS, Macquarie University and at least eight other Australian universities.
In-person attendance for International students to become mandatory in 2023
Impersonation and scam calls are among some of the issues facing students in the city, with ever more complex tactics deployed to bypass suspicions.
Multiculturalism is also utilised as a tool to manage international students and their diversity.
Students on a Subclass 500 (Student) visa will only be able to transfer courses if “the [Home Affairs] Minister is satisfied that there is not an unreasonable risk of an unwanted transfer of critical technology”.
The Group of Eight is concerned that proposals for disclosing nationality breakdowns at Australian universities may amount to “racial profiling”.
The rise in exorbitant international schools and universities demands a closer examination at international education’s ideological underpinnings and envision a more equitable outlook.
An upcoming review of overseas students’ working hours raises the possibility of changes being reversed and risks uncertainty for those in precarious working conditions.