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Work-related burnout affects good lecturers the most


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Conscientious academics are the most likely to suffer from work-related burnout, researchers say.Positive traits that can make lecturers more appealing teachers, such as openness, also make ... Read more...

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Surging Aussie dollar likely to hit international student market


April 30th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 30(ANI): The surging Australian dollar is alarming the country's universities, which are already facing a drop in international student numbers.The Aussie dollar has breached the 1.09 US dollar mark.Currency traders ... Read more...

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Restricting entrance of overseas students to UK varsities ‘is madness’: Experts


February 28th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): Moves to tighten restrictions on overseas students will risk nearly 12,000 jobs in education and another 12,000 in the wider economy, a study of five colleges that help prepare ... Read more...

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Australia mulls easing student visa norms


December 16th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Australia is considering relaxing its student visa norms after complaints that it does not process applications fast enough thereby causing international students, including from India and China, to ... Read more...

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Cameron’s pledge to cut migration hit by rising immigration levels


November 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron's pledge to reduce the number of migrants entering the country has come unstuck with figures showing a rise in immigration levels during the ... Read more...

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May offers no clarity about Indian IT workers in UK’s 21,700 skilled migrants cap


November 24th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): UK Home Secretary Theresa May confirmed plans to cut a number of overseas student numbers today as she unveiled a headline figure of 21,700 for the annual cap ... Read more...

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UK immigration cap: Indian, foreign students may be barred from studying in private colleges


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): Tens of thousands of foreign students, including those hailing from India, may be barred from studying in British private colleges in the wake of the David Cameron-led government ... Read more...

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Oz visa system behind slump in Indian and international student numbers: Experts


November 13th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 13(ANI): Australia is facing years of decline before universities recover from a significant slump in international student numbers, experts have said.The experts believe that the current visa system takes too ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim school director found guilty of million-dollar fund grant fraud


October 28th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Oct 28(ANI): The director of a Muslim school in Australia has been found guilty of falsifying student numbers to fraudulently obtain 1.125 million dollars in government grants.According to News.co.au, Anwar Sayed ... Read more...

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Indian student numbers to dip in Australia by 80 percent


October 14th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 14 (IANS) The number of Indian students enrolling at Australian universities for the 2011 academic year is set to plunge by 80 percent, an academic said.Melbourne University Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis ... Read more...

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Fury over Indian students being ‘cheated’ following change in Oz residency laws


September 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Thousands of foreign students, including Indians, might reportedly ignore the Australian government's "cap and cull" bill that aims to cancel the visa applications of international students, and try ... Read more...

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Indian student visas fall by half in Australia


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 2 (IANS) The number of Indians granted student visas in Australia during the last financial year has fallen to 29,721, less than half of the number in 2008-09. Overall, the number ... Read more...

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Judge bans burqa in Australian court


August 19th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) An Australian judge Thursday refused to allow a Muslim woman to wear a full-face veil in court during her testimony as a witness in a fraud trial. Perth's District ... Read more...

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Oz school director fraud trial: Prosecution witness seeks to wear ‘burka’ in court


August 6th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 6 (ANI): A Muslim woman who is a witness for the prosecution in fraud trial of a school director Anwar Sayed, has urged a Perth district court that she be ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim school director “brutally stabbed” in Perth


August 6th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), August 6 (ANI): An Australian Muslim school director, who is facing charges of fraud, was according to his lawyer, "brutally stabbed" in Perth on Friday.Lawyer Mark Trowell said his ... Read more...

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Indian students getting Australian visas has dropped by a fifth in a year


July 16th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI):Indian students are shunning Australia in the wake of the government's crackdown on the international education industry.The biggest drop involved students from India. The figure has dropped by ... Read more...

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Oz opposition party wants ‘massive explosion’ of overseas students scaled down


July 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 11 (ANI): Australia's main opposition party wants a crackdown on the "massive explosion" of overseas students seeking residency in the country.The opposition wants to scale back skilled migration numbers ... Read more...

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Indian student numbers to Australia plummet to 200 from 8600 in 2009


May 28th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Australia's largest international student recruiter, IDP Education Pty Ltd (IDP), has said that the number of Indian student visas has crashed from 8600 a year ago to just ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign education deal


April 8th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 8 (IANS) Indian students continued to come to Australia for higher studies and the government had not "prevented them" from doing so, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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Racist attacks see Indian enrolments in Australian universities fall by 40 percent


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 2 (ANI): The total number of Indian students enrolling in Australian universities has witnessed a drop of 40 percent, according to figures released by the Australian Government.The sharp fall in ... Read more...

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UK Ministers hunt for 4,000 ‘bogus’ foreign students


August 7th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.7 (ANI): Ministers are trying to locate nearly 4,000 foreign students who are living in Britain after coming to the UK to study at bogus colleges.According to The Independent, these students ... Read more...

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Oxford top British university: Times Guide


June 19th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Oxford tops the chart of best British universities, marginally bettering Cambridge, thanks to better spending on students' facilities, according to a guide published Thursday. Nearly 20,000 Indian students ... Read more...

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Oxford tops university rankings in UK


June 19th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Oxford has secured top position for the seventh time among universities in United Kingdoms The Times Good University Guide.It stretched its lead marginally over its closest ... Read more...

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