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Australia among top 3 choices for Indian students

Australia among top 3 choices for Indian students

Reversing the earlier trend of migration to Australia by majority of Indians, the country now continued to be one of the top three destinations of choice for Indian students due to its academic quality and education system, a senior Australian diplomat said. Though many Indian students preferred to study in Australia for migration and have

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Six Indian institutes to get aid from Gates foundation

Six Indian institutions were Saturday selected for financial aid from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to work out solutions to the poor sanitation levels in the country. The institutions were given two years to develop innovative, safe and affordable technologies to improve sanitation. Eram Scientific Solutions and Amrita School of Biotechnology from Kerala, Pradin

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La Trobe Announces Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship

La Trobe University’s association with Bollywood is not new. It has been a sponsor of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne for the past few years, actors from Bollywood and Indian celebrities have called in at the university and Salaam Namaste, the first Bollywood film shot entirely in Melbourne in 2005, featured the sprawling La

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Half price public transport for international students in Melbourne from 2015

Half price public transport for international students in Melbourne, Victoria from 2015 · Fifty per cent annual discount for international students · Covers trains, trams and buses · Another Coalition Government initiative to assist overseas students in Victoria MELBOURNE:   Victoria is set to become an even more attractive destination for overseas students through a new

Indian student numbers in Australia continue to climb

Australia has welcomed a sharp increase in the number of Indians applying for student visas to Australia. India remains the second largest source of overseas students in Australia after China. The latest immigration figures show 4,148 Indians made offshore applications for student visas between July and September last year – more than double the figure

‘Delhi And Melbourne Are Sister Cities’

In 1968, then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, flew to Melbourne to formally open the library at the La Trobe University. It would be a visit that would mark a tradition of friendship and exchange between La Trobe and educational institutions of India. Cementing the ties another prominent educationist of India and principal of

Australian students to take up education programmes in India

Hyderabad, July 11: In an interesting trend, over 400 students from Australia will head to India soon to pursue different education programmes. In a way, it is a welcome move by the Australian Government as in the past decade, the number of students from India going ‘Down Under’, has been steadily going up. In addition,

Aussie school principals face risk of violence

Melbourne, July 23: Australian school principals are facing significantly higher levels of violence than the general population, with nearly a third of the respondents being physically abused by furious parents, according to a latest survey. The Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey, conducted by a group of researchers from Monash University, found that in previous year

Experts favour mental health programme in schools

There is a need to introduce mental health programmes and improve the existing ones in schools so that behavioural and other mental problems can be kept at bay among children, experts said Tuesday. “We have to have improved standards of mental health programmes in our school because it not only identifies the symptom in a