International students in Victoria

The Victorian Consular Corps has recently organised a Roundtable to present the services available to the international students studying in Victoria. Mr Jean-Paul Esnault, Consular Assistant attended the conference.

There are 140,000 fulltime international students in Melbourne which constitutes more than 20% of all Victorian students! This sector of activities has become the first export component of the Victorian economy.The Education Strategy for Victoria 2013-2018 is to remain the leading provider of international education in the Asia-Pacific region by

– seconding international students to companies : Study Melbourne/Career Ready

– providing 50% public transport discount on annual tickets

– connecting international students to Victorians

– promoting its activities through social media & awards

– providing a permanent point of contact: the Study Melbourne Student Centre

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