An open letter to Four Corners

A while back, you aired a program presenting all the ways international students are ostensibly lowering the standards of Australian universities.

17 July 2015
Academology: International Students

Many international students who study in postgraduate courses are struggling with their studies in the first month of semester, asserting it is largely a result of unexpected language difficulties. Several of these students come from Asian countries. Students such as Hannah Huang, who studies engineering, feel anxious about final academic results. “Although there are still […]

19 June 2015
International Students in Limbo

Uncertainty over tuition fees could become a financial burden on the University of Melbourne’s full-fee paying international students, with graduate students facing a potential 10 per cent increase per annum, says the student union’s president. UMSU President Rachel Withers told Farrago that as universities face financial uncertainty due to cuts in Government funding, a 10 […]

20 March 2015
We Need to Talk…

To: Melbourne Global Mobility Cc: Arts Faculty, Melbourne Uni Bureaucracy Subject: We need to talk… Dear Melbourne Global Mobility, It hurts me to write this, it really does, but there are things that I need to say to you. You mean too much to me for dishonesty. We’ve had some great times together, but there […]

30 November 2013
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