Enrolling in Australian private schools is easy – just have money, know English and get an interview. Moreover, if you show your best side during the interview, you will be forgiven for gaps in English. There was a case when an elite Scotts College accepted a boy from Russia who spoke poor English. The headmaster liked his fighting qualities. An English boy, for free, “pulled up” in a neighboring language school.
It should be borne in mind that the duration of studies in Australian and Russian schools is different. Therefore, the class in which the child will be taken will, of course, depend on the volume and content of the disciplines studied in Russia, but ultimately on what impression the child will make on the school leadership. Continue reading
The Australian newspaper Herald recently reported that over the past six months, 1,869 foreigners studying in Australia have been denied visas and deported from the country. According to the Australian educational center Students International World Wide, there are Russians among them, although they are few.
How not to fall into the number of “deprived people” and what, in fact, are expected from you – as a foreign student – in Australia?
Australia, like any highly developed country, is interested in foreign students. In fiscal 1997-98, 63.574 Australian student visas were issued, and in 1998-99, 67.130. Continue reading