Canadian Schools Reopening to International Students

Starting October 20th, Canadian schools with coronavirus readiness plans have started accepting new study permit holders. Regardless of the date the study permit was obtained, Designated Learning Institutions, or DLIs, can accept overseas students. Colleges, universities, and other educational institutions approved by the government to welcome international students fall under the bracket of DLIs. Prior…

OSCE Exam Handbook Published by AHPRA for December 2020

The Registered Nurse Objective Structured Clinical Examination (RN OSCE) is the practical examination for internationally qualified registered nurses seeking registration in Australia as a registered nurse. The RN OSCE exam consists of 10 stations (or clinical scenarios) that have been developed to test candidates against the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice. The OSCE is…

Studying Abroad: The Changing Trends in 2020

Studying abroad has always been the long-term aspiration of many students, and with good reason too! An overseas education comes with many benefits. Not only will you get a world recognised degree, you will also gain a holistic experience that involves international exposure, the chance to connect with and learn from world-renowned faculty and better…

Post Covid Modifications to the NCLEX RN and NCLEX PN Exams from October 1st, 2020

The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), is used by all state nursing boards to determine whether or not a nurse is ready to practice at an entry-level. There are two NCLEX examinations, the NCLEX-PN, for practical and vocational nurses, and the NCLEX-RN, for registered nurses. Under normal circumstances, the minimum number of questions for the…

New Visa Policy Measures to Support the Recovery of Australia’s Education Sector

The pandemic has put a damper on Australia’s intake of international students this year, and as a countermeasure, the Australian government has announced new policy measures for international student visas. These new changes include many major measures, including allowing the international students who are still unable to travel, and those whose visa has expired, to…