Monash U expects no imminent arrivals

“It is difficult to see international students entering the country before 2021,” says Monash U VC

Margaret Gardner briefed the Victorian parliament’s public accounts and estimates committee yesterday.

Some 6000 Monash U international students are now studying remotely from their home countries but no one knows how long people will wait for an on-campus experience Professor Gardner warned.

Professor Gardner added the university’s pathway college’s revenue is down 40 per cent.

As to internationals here, she told the inquiry Monash U has 16 000 applications to its student hardship fund, 13 000 from internationals. All up students have requested $49m.