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Students of migration: Indian overseas students and the question of permanent residency

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posted on 2017-05-04, 04:47 authored by Bass, Michiel
This article explores the motives of students from India who have enrolled in Australian universities as overseas students. It shows that their main objective is to obtain a permanent residence visa in Australia and that they tailor their choice of course and university with this end in mind. As a consequence most have chosen to study at the relatively low cost metropolitan campuses of Australia’s regional universities. The article also explores the difficulties Indian students are encountering in obtaining a permanent residence visa. Pagination on item is incorrect Copyright. Monash University and the author/s


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People and place, vol. 14, no. 1 (2006), p. 8-23. ISSN 1039-4788

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