International students keep coming

March international education stats are out. Higher education and VET enrolments are up 15 per cent year on year to 319 000 (HE) and 138 000 (VET). All-industry growth was lower, up, 11 per cent to 578 000. Commencements were marginally slower with HE starts up  a touch over 11 per cent to 86 000. There were 42 000 VET starts, 7 per cent up on March 2017. Total commencements were 186 000, a 6.6 per cent lift on March 2017.

The crucial China market stayed strong, with higher education commencements 13 per cent higher and VET starts up 10 per cent.


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