Australia’s ELICOS representative body, English Australia, called for a renewed focus on the international student experience Prashanth Magandram, national welfare officer of the Council of International Students Australia, reminded delegates that “international students need to be valued and involved.”

The data identified underlying demands from international students to connect with their domestic counterparts as well as the broader community, and a need for institutions to provide accurate marketing materials. The 29th English Australia Conference attracted more than 300 delegates from throughout the sector.

Delayed visa processing after Australia switched to the Simplified Student Visa Framework was also among top concerns expressed by attendees.


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