International students in Australia are one of the most suffered communities by COVID-19, the global pandemic. To help international students, the Australian government has made flexible arrangements to support its students via early access to superannuation, more working hours, and universities started offering bursaries as well as flexible fee payment plans. Is it enough for international students to get through this pandemic situation? Education agents know better except students themselves. Education agents are the focal point through which Australian education providers recruit international students. And, international students meet universities and courses to pursue their higher education in Australia as well as get done all documentations including SOP and financials through education agents.
Knowing student’s hard-hit situation in this global pandemic scenario Expert Education and Visa Services has set up a 150,000 dollars fund to support international students recruited to Australian education providers by them. It has set two eligibility criteria; the first student must have arrived on or after 1 October 2019 for Australian education provider through Expert Education, and, second, must be a current Expert student who has lost their job or never had a job.
Additionally, Expert Education would support community organizations to extend their support activities to international students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To support such organizations, Expert Education allocated 50,000 dollars additionally.
NepaliPage understands, Expert Education and Visa Services supporting students in this global pandemic through its new charity initiative ‘Expert Foundation.’ A total of 200,000 dollars support initiative would start from 15 April 2020 morning at 9 am with registration. Registration lasts till 30 April 2020 midnight. Expert Education in a statement said they would begin to distributing 300 dollars grocery cards from 1 May 2020.
If you fall under Expert Education’s criteria, you can register to clicking here.