Vietnamese Student Visa Applications to Australia Drop by 31%

A Guest Post By Justin Birch Australia has enjoyed its status as the number one destination for Vietnamese university students but it shouldn't get too comfortable.  A recent report released by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship reveals that offshore applications from Vietnamese students dropped by 31%.  This decrease is not the largest, however, with India’s applications having … Continue reading Vietnamese Student Visa Applications to Australia Drop by 31%

SEVIS By The Numbers: September 2010 Snapshot

This quarterly report (PDF) is a statistical breakdown of the system’s performance and trends in foreign student representation in U.S. academic and exchange programs.  As of 30 September 2010, SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) contained records for 1,164,691 active nonimmigrant students, exchange visitors, and their dependents.  The total number of records for all … Continue reading SEVIS By The Numbers: September 2010 Snapshot

Vietnamese Students in Australia: A Reality Check

Last year, there were more than 20,000 Vietnamese students in all sectors in Australia,  including higher education, vocational education and training (VET), English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) and other courses (non-credit courses, enabling courses, eyc.).  5,400 were in VET and 5,300 in the higher education sector as of February 2010, according to the Australian Embassy in Vietnam.      … Continue reading Vietnamese Students in Australia: A Reality Check