Following is an article about international students in the UK and their experience, immigration and human development. From The Guardian Education Meet the global students ‘International students in the UK: who are they really? Myths and stereotypes abound, but we seldom hear the voices of students who’ve come to the UK from around the […]
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From The Times Higher Ed: ‘Take students out of immigration target, say prospective Tory . Eight out of 10 prospective Tory MPs. MPs think the government should not target international students in the drive to reduce net migration….. ….. The survey found that 78 per cent of Conservative candidates think international students should be excluded from any […]
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 […]
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 […]