Working with what they’ve got in international ed

No faulting the optimism of SA international education booster Study Adelaide

It is running a social media campaign suggesting international students move there, “for a lower cost of living.”

Adelaide offers the perfect balance of learning and lifestyle in one of the world’s most liveable cities.”

With many courses in Adelaide resuming face-to-face learning on campus, experience the Australian education you came for.”

Good-o, although while small group classes are resuming, lectures are on-line at Uni Adelaide, (“with exceptions in very few cases”), at Uni SA and at Flinders U.  Torrens U is “focused on a blended on-line mode”.

And one of the two big markets isn’t available – even if the Victorian Government would let people out of Melbourne the SA Government will not let them into Adelaide.

As for students flying into Adelaide from overseas, the proposed pilot is off (CMM July 8).

And Charles Sturt U is discounting places for on-shore internationals

The university offers a 30 per cent fee cut for international applicants, “studying in internal mode” to start in July and next February.  Plus the cost of living in regional NSW will likely be way-lower than Adelaide.