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 Australia’s foreign enrolment up 10% in 2019

Australia’s foreign enrolment up 10% in 2019

Full-year enrolment numbers for Australia reveal that the country’s foreign enrolment grew by just under 10% in 2019 (9.7% year-over-year). Total enrolment of visa-holding students reached 758,154, which...

 Australian international student enrolments up 11% through September 2019

Australian international student enrolments up 11% through September 2019

Australia is once again on its way to double-digit growth in international student numbers for 2019, with 720,150 students enrolled across various sectors as of September 2019, a...

 Education agents refer 75% of Australia’s international students

Education agents refer 75% of Australia’s international students

Education agents helped to secure 75% of enrolments in Australia’s schools, vocational institutes, ELICOS, and...

 Australia: Strong growth raises questions of risk management

Australia: Strong growth raises questions of risk management

In most respects, things are coming up roses for Australia’s international education sector these days. As we’ve reported on enrolment and economic impact trends in major destination countries...

 Australian ELICOS remains flat through mid-year

Australian ELICOS remains flat through mid-year

The early-year trend lines for Australia’s international enrolment growth are holding steady through June 2018. The latest numbers from the Department of Education and Training (DET) reinforce an...

Australian education exports approaching AUS$29 billion

Official government statistics place the value of Australian education exports at AUS$28.6 billion (US$22 billion)...

Australia announces updated ELICOS standards

Australian Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham took the opportunity of his ministerial address at the Australian International Education Conference (AIEC) in Hobart last week to unveil...

Australia: Growth remains strong at mid-year

The latest year-to-date enrolment data for Australia paints a picture of continuing growth as the halfway point in the year approaches. Department of Education and Training (DET) numbers...

Australia off to a fast start in 2017

The number of student visas granted for study in Australia increased sharply in the first three months of 2017, rising nearly 22%...

Australia introduces additional reporting on agent performance

Australia’s Department of Education and Training (DET) has recently announced plans to produce new reports on the performance of international education agents referring students to Australian providers. The...

Foreign enrolment hits new record in Australia

Australia’s international student enrolment hit a new high in 2016 to reach a total of 554,179 for the year. The latest data from the Australian Department of Education...

Australia’s education exports surpass AUS$20 billion

New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show continued growth in Australia’s international education sector. The updated ABS data reveals total direct spending on fees and...