US OPT rules confirmed: Foreign STEM grads can now stay and work for up to three years
The new rule allows a 24-month extension of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for foreign STEM graduates, meaning that, in addition to an initial one-year OPT period allowed all foreign graduates in the US, that those completing a STEM programme may stay and work for up to three years after graduation
British Airways to relaunch direct London to Iran flights in July
British Airways has confirmed it is relaunching direct flights from London to Iran ��" the first British airline to offer the service in four years.
Australia Lifts Sanctions on Iran
Australia has lifted some of the sanctions imposed on Iran as a response to its nuclear agreement with six world powers.
Canadian government eases citizenship process for international students
The newly elected government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to repeal a number of controversial changes to the Canadian Immigration Act.
Australian education exports top AUS$19 billion in 2015
Western Sydney University Ad Goes Viral
UNSW aims to be a top 50 university within 10 years
The University of NSW will position itself as Australia's global university and one of the best 50 institutions in the world as new analysis shows its research activity contributed $15 billion to the Australian economy last year.
New Zealand launches pilot for five-year pathway visa
New Zealand has introduced a new pathway visa that will allow international students to study for three consecutive programmes over a five-year period, and all on a single visa.