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As hopes of international students’ return fade, closed borders could cost $20bn a year in 2022 – half the sector’s value

As hopes of international students' return fade, closed borders could cost $20bn a year in 2022 – half the sector's value - NepaliPage

  Shutterstock Peter Hurley, Victoria University Update: the federal budget has confirmed Australia’s border is likely to remain closed until mid-2022. Most international students must wait another year before they can return – only “small phased programs for international students will commence in late 2021 and gradually increase from 2022”, …

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More working hours allowed to student visa holders for agricultural job

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International students working in harvesting jobs would get more working hours even during the semester study period. Read Also: Farm work in Australia, another option for students, temporary visa holders International students working in the agricultural sector would be able to get extra shifts as the Australian government has made flexible …

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1196 Australian Student visa holder Nepalese stuck in Nepal

1196 Australian Student visa holder Nepalese stuck in Nepal - NepaliPage

Australian government record show only a few Nepalese students holding Australian Student visa are stuck in Nepal due to lockdown and border closure. Both countries Nepal and Australia have limited people’s movement to reduce the COVID-19 virus spread. Nepal has enforced lockdown and border closure as well as suspended all …

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Cheaper courses won’t help graduates get jobs – they need good careers advice and links with employers

Cheaper courses won't help graduates get jobs – they need good careers advice and links with employers - NepaliPage

  Shutterstock Jason Brown, La Trobe University The government’s higher education funding changes aim to ensure graduates are “job-ready”. Students will be charged more for courses the government deems have poorer employment outcomes, to incentivise them into cheaper courses with supposedly better job prospects. But these changes seem ignorant of …

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Nepalese student sentenced to jail in Australia

Nepalese student sentenced to jail in Australia - NepaliPage

A Nepalese student who is in Australia to study IT has been sentenced to jail for defrauding aged Australians. He was sentenced to a maximum 18 months jail term that would end with deportation. Pravin Mainali, 20 years old Nepalese was arrested on March 3, 2020, for participation in a …

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