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Lovett, Trevor – Australian Universities' Review, 2018
This small-scale narrative investigation identifies not only the concerns but also the hopes of undergraduate psychology students from a southwest Chinese university who are about to embark on a program of study abroad. While past research has tended to focus on the anticipated negative experiences international students are likely to encounter,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Psychology, Study Abroad
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Onsman, Andrys; Cameron, Jackie – Australian Universities' Review, 2014
There is substantial evidence that supports the theory that higher education and democracy are highly correlated. Throughout modern history, students have been at the forefront of democratic movements, including the 1989 pro-democracy uprising in China. Since then, and despite the increased availability of Western-style education within and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, International Education, Activism
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Choi, Serene Hyun-Jin; Nieminen, Timo A.; Maucort, G.; Gong, Y. X.; Bartylla, C.; Persson, M. – Australian Universities' Review, 2013
Research student internships in physics is one way that students can gain a broad range of research experience in a variety of research environments, and develop international contacts. We explore international physics research internships, focusing on the academic learning experiences, by interviewing four international research interns in a…
Descriptors: Physics, Foreign Countries, Internship Programs, Interviews
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Onsman, Andrys – Australian Universities' Review, 2013
The People's Republic of China has determined to assume a respected place amongst the world's foremost higher education providers. Its short term strategy is multi-pronged: attracting world-class scholars; attracting international students and encouraging Chinese universities to run branches overseas. As well, a small number of select foreign…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Partnerships in Education, Language of Instruction
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Ryan, Janette – Australian Universities' Review, 2012
The past decade has seen a rapid increase in the number of international students undertaking doctorates in Anglophone universities such as Australia and the UK. In 2009, 11,500 international students were undertaking postgraduate research in Australia, with a 20 per cent increase in doctoral enrolments over the previous year (AEI, 2011). In the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Foreign Countries
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Yang, Rui – Australian Universities' Review, 2012
In line with China's massive leap forward in higher education since the late 1990s and its ambitious bid for world-class universities within decades, doctoral education has been strongly, and arguable strategically, promoted by the Chinese government. During the past four decades, China quickly established a national system of academic degrees and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Academic Degrees, Foreign Countries, Government Role
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Marginson, Simon – Australian Universities' Review, 2011
The stellar rise of the education export industry in Australian higher education, and the even more spectacular downturn now occurring, mask underlying tensions that have long dogged the industry and prevented it from improving quality or achieving long-term sustainability. The international education programme has been unbalanced by the drive for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, International Education, Industry, Foreign Countries
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Willis, Mike; Kennedy, Rowan – Australian Universities' Review, 2009
There is now a large range of studies that have considered various aspects and issues of Sino-foreign university collaboration--which remains a vexed and contentious issue. The aim of the present study is to identify the specific steps a group of Sino-foreign educational alliances took over their first two years--as viewed by Chinese and foreign…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Program Development
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Song-Turner, Helen – Australian Universities' Review, 2008
One of the issues facing universities operating in a range of market situations and contexts is that of plagiarism. Different universities have taken different approaches in dealing with this issue. In an Australian university context, this issue is of particular concern, given the large numbers of overseas students studying in Australia, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Plagiarism, Higher Education, Foreign Students