An excellent article from Simon Marginson in University World News dispelling the negative myths and misinformation around international students (ironically Dr. Bob Birrell is part owner of University World News): ‘Students are trapped by the politics of anti-migration. In the United Kingdom and much of Europe we are in an anti-migration phase. International students, who […]
Posts Tagged ‘racism’
From libertarian comedian Doug Stanhope who explains the illogical nature of nationalism and complaints about immigration.
The Social Contract Press and Australia Various Australians have contributed article, reviews, and/or have had their publications or books reviewed in John Tanton’s The Social Contract Press including: Dr. Robert Birrell of Monash University’s Centre for Population and Urban Research in addition to articles, has had his books available via The Social Contract Press. […]
Shock News! Anti Immigration Researcher calls for less Immigration. Dr. Bob Birrell of the Centre for Population & Urban Research at Monash University calls for less Temporary Visas, International Students and Immigrants (apparently British, Irish etc. Backpackers ok?). AUSTRALIA’S major immigration visa subclasses need to be culled to slash record high immigration because the growth of […]
International Education Immigration and Students Australian Higher Education Grapples with Rise of Asia. However, in a recurring theme at the conference, speakers said Australian society was simply unready for deeper relationships with Asia—a challenge to the goal described by Mr. Connelly. Broader social realities, such as a national debate over the rights of asylum seekers […]
So it turns out plenty of us are Dumb, Drunk and Racist. …The show was intended to pick up on a news article from last year that revealed Indian call centre workers were trained to believe Australians were “dumb, drunk and racist” – a stereotype reinforced by many in the media there. Our original intent […]
The travails of the Australian international education industry exemplified by decrease of 20% or $3 billion in past year with Melbourne and Sydney economies taking $1 billion hit each, includes added value of accommodation, services and tourism, (apart from high $AUD); this is almost wholely due to onshore issues, related and seemingly unrelated, but almost […]