In 2019, the Migrant Justice Institute investigated the working conditions of international students around the country. The disappointing, yet unfortunately…
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Individual universities need to take on a larger role, even at a cost, in designing testing and processes to ensure equity and support students rather than shaking them for money.
Scammers typically communicate through encrypted applications like WeChat in an attempt to coerce their victim into paying large sums of money into offshore bank accounts.
Applications have surged post-COVID, and are now on track for the largest intake of Indian students ever seen. However, universities have deemed that many applications are not from ‘genuine temporary entrants’ per Australian visa requirements, and that many are at risk of overstaying their visas.
Without Harlen’s vision and leadership, the University of Sydney Foundation Program may have never come to be. Had that happened, the international student community at USyd, in 2023, would not be as strong as it is today.
The University urged the Albanese government to “fix the worst elements of the Job-ready Graduates Package,” in its submission but stopped short of recommending its repeal.
“The rubbish stuck inside the chute stinks, and the smell fills the air of the corridor. There’s no window — there’s no air coming in and out. The smell is trapped inside the building.”
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.