South Australia’s public universities have a pilot programme to bring back 300 international students now overseas (CMM October 22). They may not be the first of many
Uni Adelaide announces an “off-shore study rebate” for “all continuing and commencing international students who are studying off-shore and unable to travel to Australia due to border restrictions.” The price cut is capped at 20 per cent and applies “throughout 2021,” or until travel restrictions are lifted.
The university states the price reduction is not available to internationals in Adelaide, who will be able to study on campus as in-person classes start. “The fee rebate is an acknowledgment that our off-shore international students are not able to engage in campus life, through circumstances beyond their control.”