This survey aims to build a better understanding of current sexual and reproductive health awareness and practices among education providers, organisations and agents providing services to international students.
This includes the frequency, type of information, services and resources used, as well as ways to improve information and services.
Participation involves completing a 15-20 minute online survey. You do not need to provide any identifying details.
All information provided will remain anonymous and confidential.
Please click on the link here for more detailed information about this study and to access the online survey.
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This study has been approved by the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee HREC reference number: 19/007
Over a 12-month period, the Department’s website and social media platforms will be used to publish key messages to Student visa (subclass 500) holders, Facebook posts will begin next week. Messaging will be along the following lines:
- Student visa holders must maintain enrolment in a registered course that is the same AQF level as, or higher than, the course for which they were granted their visa (condition 8202).
- If a student changes to a course at a lower AQF level, even with the same education provider, they must apply for a new Student visa (with the exception of a student changing from a doctoral degree (AQF level 10) to a Masters degree (AQF level 9).
- It is a student’s responsibility to check whether they need to apply for a new Student visa if considering changing courses.
- A student will be in breach of their visa conditions if they change to a lower level AQF level course without applying for, and being granted, a new Student visa. This may result in their visa being considered for cancellation.
More info here https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/stud/more/changing-courses
An MOU with CISA was signed last night in Sydney at the StudyNSW 2018 International Student of the Year Award.
ISANA was pivotal in the the formative years of CISA and continues to provide support. The organisations have committed to working more closely on improved outcomes for International Students in Australia.
The ISANA president thanked Council members who contributed to bringing this signing about as it has been 2 years in the making.
has been successful in three grants application to Study Melbourne including the ‘Contact Points: Enabling international students during critical incidents’ project.
Manorani Guy (VicTas President), Shanton Chang (Associate Professor from The University of Melbourne), Catherine Gomes (Associate Professor from RMIT University), ISANA VicTas student volunteers – King Yu Steffi Lee, Miku Ogawa, Reena
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On Monday April 10th, Fifty-five International Support professionals gathered in Melbourne to hear from The Commission for Children and Young People
“The day was a very thought provoking and crucial day where the Child Safe Standards were explained and we workshopped scenarios where we had to apply these new standards. Vigorous discussion took place in the workshops and the attendees came to the realisation that the standards have made changes to the way we respond to students and their issues/crises”
You can find more about the standards here:
Following on from the success of the 2014 combined ISANA/ANZSSA conference, the 2017 Conference will be jointly organised by ANZSSA and ISANA on the beautiful Gold Coast, Queensland, famed for its stunning endless beaches, restaurants and natural beauty.
The theme for the conference is ‘Widening Perspectives of Student Success’.
The conference will give us the opportunity to explore and discuss the many factors that contribute to the overall student success, both within and outside the classroom. There will be an exciting program of speakers, workshops, social activities and lots of networking opportunities. Delegates will be able to share successful strategies, engage with key stakeholders and develop important partnerships.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Gold Coast in December 2017.
|Abstract Submissions – NOW OPEN
On behalf of the Program Committee, we invite you to submit an abstract for presentation at combined ISANA/ANZSSA conference.
All submissions will undergo a peer review process by the Program Committee. The Program Committee will allocate accepted submissions to the program, taking into account the quality of each abstract, the balance of the program and the relevance to the overall conference theme: Widening Perspectives of Student Success.
|This conference seeks to explore evidence based practice in international education services by looking at the following sub themes;
- Communication and information
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Congratulations to National Council member Dr Paula Durance (Dunstan) whose PhD was awarded on 21 December 2016.
Dr Durance was supervised by Professor Bob Lingard and Associate Professor Gloria Dall’alba at the University of Queensland and her thesis was entitled, ‘Bringing the World to Melbourne: Transnationalism, Agency and Contributions of International Students to Making a City, 2000-2010’.
On behalf of all members we congratulate Paula on her achievement and her contribution to International Education in Australia.
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