Month: October 2020

Ms Desma Smith1,2,3,4 1Jobwatch, Melbourne, Australia, 2Fit2Drive, Melbourne, Australia, 3D’Accord, Melbourne, Australia, 4International Student Advisory & Support, SUT, Hawthorn, Australia A concern for critical incident responses to serious road injuries of international students undertaking delivery driver work in Victoria led...
  • October 29, 2020
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Ms Caroline Stevenson ISANA NZ has had to rethink our role, projects and procedures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a response to this new and challenging environment, we have focused on connecting with the industry as much as possible,...
  • October 29, 2020
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Ms Manaia Chou-Lee1 1Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia To meet global, international, and intercultural dimensions when internationalising schools (IoS), educational practitioners are being asked to engage students in practices and discussions around social justice, diversity, and cultural practices. Internationalisation at home...
  • October 29, 2020
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Ms Alison Coelho1, Ms Aditi Sharma1 1Centre For Culture, Ethnicity And Health, North Richmond, Australia More than 500,000 international students were in Australia when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. It not only caused disruption to their study, but they experienced unprecedented...
  • October 23, 2020
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Ms Aditi Sharma1, Ms Kanwal Saleem1 1Centre For Culture, Ethnicity And Health, North Richmond, Australia The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on international students. This includes access to sexual health information and BBV and STI prevention. Together with...
  • October 23, 2020
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Ms Kanwal Saleem1 1Centre For Culture, Ethnicity And Health, North Richmond, Australia Multicultural Community Action Network (M-CAN) is a community-led initiative of Multicultural Health & Support Services (MHSS). It is based on community development principles and peer-based strategies. M-CAN enables...
  • October 23, 2020
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Ms Julie Allen1 1UKCISA, London, United Kingdom This presentation will illustrate how a collaborative international student project survived and thrived during Covid-19. The UK Council for international student affairs (UKCISA) had just recruited its first cohort of ten dynamic, enthusiastic...
  • October 23, 2020
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Mr Graeme Baguley1, Dr Heena Akbar2, Ms Christine Wang3, Ms Youngnam Baek3, Mr Jun Seok Song4 1Community Mentors International, Brisbane, Australia, 2Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research, QUT, Brisbane, Australia, 3Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 4Ethnic Communities Council of...
  • October 23, 2020
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Mr Greg Zaharis, Ms Kris De Liseo “The show must go on” During the Global Health Crisis, it has not been easy to initiate and maintain communication with struggling students, in order to both discuss and assist in accessing available...
  • October 23, 2020
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Mr Tanveer Shaheed1 1Macquarie University, Australia While we are in ANZ having strict travel restrictions, international student recruitment is still progressing. International students are now enrolling themselves via online and attending their classes through virtual mode with the expectation to...
  • October 23, 2020
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