Month: July 2019

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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Ms Iris Tsien1 1JLL Overseas Education, In 2017, over 700,000 international students enrolled in Australian institutions. Among this cohort, over 200,000 students are Chinese. Chinese students rely on their parents and education agents to make decisions on the programs they...
  • 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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Regulations in the International Education sector aim to prescribe conduct, obligations and produce outcomes. Our panel of experts will discuss their effectiveness and impact on quality assurance and innovation in international student experience, consumer protection and market regulation. Panelists: Ana...
  • July 18, 2019
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Chair: Helen Forbes Mewett Panel: Assoc.Prof. Catherine Gomes (RMIT), Dr Ashleigh Humphries (Monash University), Sam Miles (Monash University) Poor mental health can affect students’ confidence, motivation and concentration, and ultimately their ability to succeed in their education. Studies indicate that...
  • July 11, 2019
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Mr Chris Beard1 1Executive Officer, ISANA NZ , Wellington, New Zealand In New Zealand international education has burst onto the scene as the new kid on the export block and added a new dimension to New Zealand society. At the...
  • July 10, 2019
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Dr Andrea Vaughans1 1American University of Antigua, Coolidge, Antigua , The Education Enhancement Department at the American University of Antigua (AUA), College of Medicine, has endeavored to support at-risk students in successfully completing the Basic Science component of medical education....
  • July 10, 2019
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Mr Jacky Zhang 1Southern Cross University, Bilinga, Australia Australian universities have experienced a rapid growth in international student numbers since the late 1990s and there are currently more than 300,000 international students enrolled in Australian universities. Education to international students...
  • July 10, 2019
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