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23 Sep, 2011

Overseas students get easier entry, working visas

ENTRY requirements for foreign students will be relaxed and short-term visas will be available for those who wish to work after completing their university studies in an overhaul intended to revive the tertiary sector announced yesterday.

The government response to Michael Knight’s report, Strategic Review of the Student Visa Program 2011, aims to increase Australia’s competitiveness to students whose numbers have dropped off recently due to strict visa requirements, the strong dollar and the perception of an unwelcome atmosphere.

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