Regulation of international education: Australia and New Zealand

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Jackson, JG 2005, 'Regulation of international education: Australia and New Zealand', Australia and New Zealand Journal of Law and Education, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 67-92

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Australia and New Zealand have many thousands of international students studying across all sectors. In both countries these students represent a significant source of overseas funds and contribute enormously to the cultural life of each country. This article examines the requirements under Australian and New Zealand law governing international students to determine whether these provide adequate safeguards for international students at all education levels.