WAPETIA Member Edith Cowan University receives 2018 CISWA WA International Education Provider of the Year award
Aug19

WAPETIA Member Edith Cowan University receives 2018 CISWA WA International Education Provider of the Year award

WA International Education Provider of the Year Edith Cowan University – Experiencing Australia Program The Experiencing Australia Program at Edith Cowan Univeristy has enhanced the experience of international students by bringing them together with local students through a social inclusion buddy program. In 2015 Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Tokyo City University (TCU) signed a five-year contract, under which ECU would host 200...

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WAPETIA Member Robynne Walsh received 2018 CISWA WA Outstanding Individual in International Education Award
Aug19

WAPETIA Member Robynne Walsh received 2018 CISWA WA Outstanding Individual in International Education Award

ROBYNNE WALSH  Background Robynne began her working career at Como Senior High School as an English teacher in 1973. In 1982 Robynne and her husband Brian took up residency in Papua New Guinea for five years where she lectured at the University of Technology in Lae. In 1987, Robynne retuned to Perth and took on the role of Director of Studies for the Perth Finishing College for a brief period as college closed in 1988. Having entered...

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2018 Professional Development survey
Feb12

2018 Professional Development survey

The 2018 Professional Development survey sought feedback from the vetr community on the range of professional development experiences across the sector. Find out what activities were popular in 2017 & your plans for 2018! View the results...

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WAPETIA Sundowner
Feb04

WAPETIA Sundowner

WAPETIA kicked off in 2018 with a Hawaiian theme sundowner event on Friday, 2 February at the Seasons hotel in Perth. Over 50 staff members of WAPETIA enjoyed lovely drinks and canapés with Hawaiian theme. WAPETIA chair Malcolm Baigent  welcomed all members and reviewed how WAPETIA members contribute and work towards a better WA student market. WAPETIA secretary Robynne Walsh outlined our Professional Development activities planned...

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WAPETIA Members being part of the Premier’s Delegation to China
Feb04

WAPETIA Members being part of the Premier’s Delegation to China

Premier Mark Gowan in Hanzhou for WA Alumni Function MOU Signing Ceremony with Zhejiang Province as Sister State of WA With minister of Education Sue Ellery Former Hospitality Student from Perth and ECU and now the Chief Concierge at Ritz Carlton Chengdu ECU Alumni Liza Gomes with ECU Alumni and Vice Chancellor of ECU Steve Chapman Premier with two Ministers and Minister President Pierre Yang Launch of new Perth Chinese video in...

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WA loses lucrative student cash
Jan14

WA loses lucrative student cash

Josh Zimmerman | PerthNow January 14, 2018 12:00AM THE billion-dollar international education sector has taken a big hit as overseas students, and their wallets, desert Perth. But Premier Mark McGowan insists his decision to crack down on migrants was not to blame. Department of Immigration and Border Affairs figures reveal the number of student visas lodged in WA tumbled 12 per cent in 2016-17. It was the only State to record a dip...

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