Posts Tagged ‘Immigration Agents’

AUSTRALIA TO PROTECT INDIAN STUDENTS

August 9th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   No Comments »

External Affairs Minister, S.M.Krishna, who is on a five day visit to Australia to obtain first hand, the information regarding the attacks on Indian students in Australia, had met PM Kevin Rudd and other officials at the highest levels.

The Indian delegation’s pressure on Australia is now yielding results. Australia, in dire need to protect its’ billion dollars education industry, has announced changes in the courses as well as the roles played by the immigration agents there.

His comments came as reports in Australia said a number of migration and education agents were “duping” foreign students, including Indians, in Australia and were also offering “fake” work experience certificates. (more…)

EDUCATION RACKET IN AUSTRALIA?

July 29th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   1 Comment »

The billion dollar Australian Education industry has been in the news for the last three months for all the wrong reasons. Earlier, in late May and June 09 thousands of Indian students demonstrated in Sydney and Melbourne chanting ‘we want justice’ – ‘we want justice’. They were complaining against racial attacks on Indian students and absolute police indifference. They went to Australia to study.

A blatant revelation by ‘Four Corners’ programme on ABC TV Channel last night exposed the exploitation of helpless Indian and foreign students in Australia by unscrupulous businessmen who have set up training schools which render diplomas which are worthless. (more…)