The PIE News: Students “shocked” by ACT migration changes

Students “shocked” by ACT migration changes

Anton Crace, The PIE News

International students have gathered outside Canberra’s Legislative Assembly to protest the partial closure of the Australian Capital Territory’s skilled nomination visa scheme which they claim broke an “implied promise” of migration to the area.


The protest received backing from CISA, the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations, and Migration Alliance, with CISA national president Bijay Sapkota reiterating students’ concerns that they were misled.

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Change naive PhD narrative

Natasha Abrahams (CAPA President), The Australian

Australia has low levels of collaboration between universities and industry, which is borne out at the research student level with few undertaking industry work experience alongside their studies.

But who is to blame for PhD students’ failure to engage?

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