Reducing regulatory barriers in the international education sector

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The Australian Government is moving to implement changes to the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act) to allow some courses to be offered to international students without being registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). These courses are referred to as supplementary courses and are low-cost, short in duration and allow overseas students to gain pre-requisite industry qualifications that will enrich their Australian experience and also improve their skills and employability, making them less vulnerable to exploitation in the workplace. Supplementary courses can be undertaken by students alongside their principal course, for which their visa was granted.

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Department of Education, Skills and Employment
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
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