Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck
- Minister for Youth and Sport
- Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians
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Record numbers of international students choose Australia
Almost half a million international students from nearly two hundred countries studied in Australia in 2015, demonstrating Australia’s strong global-competitiveness in education.
Biggest English Lesson in the World
Iconic Bondi Beach today plays host to the Biggest English Lesson in the World, where over 3000 international students are taking part in a one-hour, outdoor live English lesson in an attempt to…
Another bumper year for Australian international education
Our international education sector is thriving with preliminary data today showing export income from education services was $19.65 billion in 2015 – an increase of 11.5 per cent since 2014 –…
Call for tourism and education leaders to join Australia Week in China 2016
Registrations are open to join Australia Week in China (AWIC) 2016, providing the opportunity to build trade and investment links with Australia’s fastest growing tourism market and largest…
Australian universities offer a global education
Australia has 24 universities on the top 200 most internationalised universities in the world list and 16 in the top 100 according to the international ranking agency, Times Higher Education.
Improving Trans-Tasman student and worker mobility
A new report released today highlights the importance of the comparability of Australia’s and New Zealand’s national qualifications frameworks to opening up opportunities for students and workers…
Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships fund researchers’ efforts overseas
Thirty two elite Australian scholars from among the 2016 Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship and Research Fellowship recipients are being honoured at a gala dinner at the National Museum of…
Education exports grow to a record $18.8 billion
Exports from Australia’s international education services sector reached a record high of $18.8 billion in 2014-15, the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data showed today.
Alumni networking in Indonesia
The importance of international education to Australia came to the fore during meetings with alumni in Jakarta as part of the Indonesia Australia Business Week which
Tourism and international education in spotlight at Indonesia Australia Business Week
Strengthening partnerships between Australia and Indonesia around education, training and tourism will be on the agenda during Indonesia-Australia Business Week (IABW).
Opening up a world of learning opportunities
Hundreds of Australian and international students will undertake a highly prized international study experience with today’s announcement of the Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarships and…
Australia increasingly a destination of choice for international students
Australia is welcoming unprecedented numbers of international students in 2015.