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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WAPETIA Members Meeting
Oct19

WAPETIA Members Meeting

Group photo at the last member’s meeting at Navitas, Board Room, Brookfield Place on 19 October...

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WA’s International student numbers at colleges and training institutes plunge
Aug31

WA’s International student numbers at colleges and training institutes plunge

New figures on the number of applications to study in Western Australia show a huge decrease, resulting in 23% reduction in June compared to the previous year. Numbers have been decreasing over the past few months, with colleges and training institutions suffering the biggest loss in numbers. WA’s university sector have not had any major impacts so far. WAPETIA’s chair Malcolm Baigent said these schools are the...

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