Why Study Master of Nursing in Australia?

The Master of Nursing in Australia is a postgraduate course that offers candidates who have a non-nursing undergraduate degree and are looking for a career change to enter the nursing industry.   Nursing in Australia is a valued career option for overseas students who are wishing to work, live and migrate to this beautiful country. There…

New Zealand Opens Borders For International Travelers

After a long hiatus, overseas students can breathe easy! New Zealand has finally recommenced the processing of international visas and reopened its borders to international visitors. This is good new indeed for the international education sector, as international students and tourists, including those from non-visa waiver countries, will now be able to enter.   Prime Minister…

Australia Announces 160,000 Vacancies for Immigration

The 2022-23 Migration Program has been released by the Australian government’s Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs.   Australia’s economic recovery is still slow and fragmented, reeling from Pandemic woes, and this Migration Program takes into account 160,000 vacancies for immigration that will boost the revival of the economy and address the skills…

Australia to extend two years work visa for international graduates in skills shortage industries

In the aftermath of the pandemic, Australia has been facing an unprecedented shortage of skills. Seeking to combat the overwhelming talent crunch, the Government is now extending the two years’ work visa for foreign graduates in industries with workforce shortages.  This is excellent news for thousands of Indian students who are studying at various Australian…

Australia speeds up visa processing times amid talent crunch, huge demand for nurses

In the current financial year, Australia will increase its permanent immigration numbers by 35,000 to 195,000. This is being done to increase the focus toward long-term migrants, as businesses look for support in battling widespread staff shortages.  During the pandemic, Australia closed its borders for about two years. The strict rules enforced at the time,…

Nursing Council Announces Future Changes to Assessing IQN Competence- Update on 05/09/2022

The Nursing Council of New Zealand/ Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa has recently announced on September 5, 2022 a new model for registering nurses who have received their education outside Aotearoa New Zealand. Starting in 2024, the Council will no longer rely primarily on documentation, but will instead directly assess a nurse’s competence to practice…