Edition 672, 26 September 2016
- ACPET Cairns 2016 Forum - Hon Yvette D’Ath MP is confirmed to attend
- Trade & Investment Commissioner Breakfast
- Victorian VET RTO Breakfast Series - 29 September
Student visa programme reports released
Monday, September 26 2016
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released the 'Student and Temporary Graduate visa programme report 2015–16', and the 'Student visa programme trends 2009–10 to 2015–16 report'.
Key findings include:
- Student visa lodgements increased by 7.8 per cent compared with the 2014–15 programme year.
- Student visa grants to applicants outside Australia increased by 8.9 per cent compared with the 2014–15 programme year, mainly the result of an increase in visa grants to applicants outside Australia to nationals of China (14.6 per cent), India (8.9 per cent) and Brazil (14.7 per cent).
- Student visa grant rates remain high at 90.5 per cent.