Opening global markets to Victoria’s TAFEs

A new Andrews Labor Government-led trade mission is helping Victoria’s TAFEs break into the $10 billion off-shore vocational education market and create more jobs for the sector. Victoria is a premium education destination and TAFEs are well placed to provide high-quality vocational training in other …

Kicking goals for international student wellbeing

Melbourne City Football Club joined international students and the Victorian Government on the soccer pitch today to celebrate the announcement of 19 new projects worth more than $850,000 to support Victoria’s international students. “Victoria values the contribution international students make to our society …

Increasing trade with Latin America

The Andrews Labor Government is planning to double the value of Victoria’s goods exports to Latin America, double the number of Latin American students studying in Victoria and double the number of visitors to Victoria from the region. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis will tonight launch …

Victorian students heading to China

The Andrews Labor Government has formalised an agreement with the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) to deliver an eight-week internship program in China for up to 50 Victorian university students during 2018 and 2019. As part of the agreement, the Labor Government will cover the cost …

Melbourne jumps to world’s third best student city

Melbourne is the third best student city in the world according to the QS Best Student Cities 2018 ranking. Victoria’s capital has leapfrogged Paris and Montreal to move up two spots on last year’s ranking, and now sits behind only London and Tokyo. Melbourne has also maintained its rank as Australia’s best …

Design school creates a new future in Melbourne

Future creative professionals can flex their artistic muscles at LCI Melbourne, the latest addition to the global LCI Education network. The newly opened Collingwood institution offers a unique degree, the Bachelor of Design Arts, which is the first of its kind in Victoria and one of only two such specialist …

Victoria’s India Strategy: doubling trade and creating jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to double the value of Victoria’s annual goods exports to India to almost $1 billion over the next decade. Premier Daniel Andrews today unveiled Victoria’s India Strategy: Our Shared Future ahead of his first official visit to India this week. The strategy …

New world-class university campus for Fishermans Bend

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to create a world-class university campus in the heart of Fishermans Bend – driving highly-skilled jobs of the future and new investment opportunities. Treasurer Tim Pallas, Minister for Industry and Employment Ben Carroll, and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley …

International Education now supporting 58,000 jobs

Victoria’s world renowned international education sector is growing rapidly and now supports almost 58,000 jobs across Melbourne and throughout regional Victoria. The sector is vital to the state’s economy – it accounts for 43 per cent of Victoria’s services exports and generated a record …

New projects help International Students soar

The Andrews Labor Government has announced 14 new projects worth $337,000 to help Victoria’s international students through its International Student Welfare Program (ISWP). The projects include cricket matches, legal education seminars and cultural celebrations designed to address everything from …