Student residency regulated! Woops! Source
"OVERSEAS students face unprecedented levels of regulation aimed at cracking down on the rampant permanent residency market, according to peak university, government and academic authorities.
"It's going to be far more difficult for the foreseeable future for graduates of Australian universities - and in particular vocational courses - to get PR," Dr Birrell told theHES.
"We welcome overseas students coming here to take courses they can use for their careers back home, but the era of unrestrained growth may well be coming to an end because so much of the growth in recent years has been driven by the PR carrot."
While also condemning the continuing violence against overseas students, another senior observer with longstanding experience of protests by foreign students said protests often occurred towards the end of semester."