News SENATOR RICHARD COLBECK RAISED THE NUMBER OF TERTIARY STUDENTS BEING SUPPORTED TO STUDY ABROAD

Senator Richard Colbeck raised the number of tertiary students being supported to study abroad

19 October, 2015

Senator Richard Colbeck Minister for tourism and international education
In 2016 Senator Richard Colbeck Minister for tourism and international education said, there will be rise in number of students being supported by to study abroad.

In the coming year 2870 tertiary students which include 1000 vocational education and training students will be awarded. Nearly seventy tertiary institutions will share in A$8.3 million in funding to support Australian undergraduate, and VET students to study and live overseas.


Through semester study and short term, clinical placements, internships, volunteer projects and practicums will gain a valuable international social experience and academic.


Government’s permanent partnership with Cheung Kong sees the continuation of student exchanges between Asia and Australia under the Endeavour Cheung Kong student exchange programme.

Under this program government supports students to study overseas as part of their encourages, qualification. Australian students immerse themselves in social culture and academic.


For also supports for further developing and diversifying by Australian higher education. This scheme also provides opportunities for overseas students to study and experience in Australia.


In 2014 to study globally mobility grants were available to 1480 undergraduate and VET students. Senator Richard Colbeck said, this announcement reflect the government recognition of the importance to international students to Australia’s cultural, ongoing social and economic growth.


In September Education and training minister and foreign affairs minister Julie Bishop and Christopher pyne announced the details of the four hundred and sixty one mobility projects.


Thirty eight universities and eleven consortia would receive funding from the Australian government and to send more than 5450 students to twenty eight locations throughout the Indo-pacific said, Bishop.


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