Currently, international education represents Australia's third largest service export, generating revenue of $15.5 billion dollars in 2008. Since 1999 consecutive Australia governments have introduced numerous policies designed to associate international
student migration with education. The strategy was enormously successful with the proportion of international students migrating to Australia increasing considerably over the last decade.
Accordingly, Australia's higher education sector began to experience significant growth rates in international students climbing from 95,607 enrolments in 2000 to 228,627 in 2008. These numbers were similarly repeated in the trade and Vocational Education and Training industries. By 2010 Australia was the fourth largest educator of international
students, educating almost 8% of the world's international students. In February 2010 Minister for Immigration and Citizenship Chris Evans introduced
several migration reforms with the intention of severing the link between international education and migration. The Independent Skills stream of the Australian migration system was reformed and
became significantly selective in its assessment of skilled international applicants. As international students had traditionally applied for migration as skilled independents they were directly affected. However the strict requirements of the employer-sponsored visas...
Poster for Harper's 1898 February issue. The poster depicts a seated man in profile holding book. A black and white cat in profile faces outward. There is a calendar page for February on wall behind the man.; Artist's mark is present. The date is pencilled in on upper right corner.
Digital Image created at RIT in 1998.