Connectivity

Lauren Orlando¹, Marsha Nicholson-Ramdeen¹, Roxann Lewis-Roberts1, Jennifer Solomon² ¹Department of Education Services, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies; ²Department of Nursing & Allied Health Sciences, St. George’s University Located on the island of Grenada in the Caribbean, St. George’s University...
  • October 29, 2019
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Mr Greg Zaharis1, Ms Kris De Liseo1 1Uow College, Wollongong, Australia “Won’t you please, please help me?” John Lennon & Paul McCartney 1965 The University of Wollongong College delivers ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students), EAP (English for...
  • July 31, 2019
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Mrs Cherry Louey, Isolde Scherrer Changed living conditions, greater responsibilities, managing money, study and family expectations can put immense pressure on students. Gambling can be used by international students to manage stressors as a means of escape, sense of achievement,...
  • July 30, 2019
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Helen Nicholls-stary1, Katy Dib1 Lisa Trevaskis1, Zoe Fang1 1Deakin University, Melbourne/Geelong/Warrnambool, Australia International students are vulnerable to experiencing a range of issues, particularly mental health issues while studying in Australia. These mental health issues negatively impact on our international student’s...
  • July 29, 2019
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Mrs Usha Rao1, Mr Jason Cormick 1La Trobe Melbourne, La Trobe University, Australia This paper addresses the theme of connectivity, through describing the process of setting up and running peer mentor programs which utilise student-led strategies. The purpose of the...
  • July 19, 2019
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Mr Terry Mcgrath 1ISANA NZ, Palmerston North, New Zealand In desiring sustainability in in-flow of international students, remember: Sustainable International Student Recruitment is enhanced by a Reputation for quality education in a safe and cost efficient context. International Students are...
  • July 10, 2019
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Kathryn Lysons1, Chris Lee1 1Study Melbourne Student Centre, Victorian Government, Melbourne, Australia International students are now 1 in 8 of Victoria’s youth population.  This session will focus on how the Victorian Government’s work is evolving to focus on student empowerment...
  • July 10, 2019
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Ms Lauren Orlando1, Dr. Marsha Nicholson-Ramdeen1, Dr. Roxann Lewis-Roberts1 1St. George’s University, True Blue, St. George’s, Grenada St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, is home of four schools (medicine, veterinary, graduate, and undergraduate) which attracts faculty and students from...
  • July 10, 2019
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Miss Georgia Killick1, Miss Ashleigh McIntyre1 1Newcastle University Postgraduate Students Association (nupsa), Newcastle, Australia Last year, Newcastle University Postgraduate Students Association (NUPSA) launched its International Student Mentoring Initiative, which sees international students paired with a mentor prior to their arrival...
  • July 10, 2019
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Ms Belinda Meggitt1, Dr Zoe Richards1, Mr Simon Mullard2, Mr Doug Hawkins3 1University Of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia, 2YMCA NSW, Sydney, Australia, 3Coogee Surf Life Saving Club, Coogee, Australia Water and beach culture are part of the quintessential Australian...
  • July 10, 2019
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