This is the highest score measured so far in these biennial surveys and higher than a comparable global score measured from international students in other countries over the same time period.
Key Findings ACER Full Report (pdf 291KB) (link to website) Every two years since 2010, the Australian Government has funded a national survey of international students across Australia’s major education sectors.
The 2016 survey is the biggest so far, with over 65,000 international students participating.
The English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) sector is the first step in an Australian study pathway for two out of every five international students who study in Australia’s tertiary sector.
Many other study pathways are also followed by international students.
The analysis encompasses international students studying at schools, vocational education and training (VET) providers, higher education providers and those studying English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) courses.
This report is available in pdf 1.7MB or docx 587KB.
Every two years since 2010, the Australian Government has funded a national survey of international students across Australia’s major education sectors.
The 2018 survey is the biggest so far, with over 80,000 international students participating.
The overall headline findings and sector-level findings are captured in the infographic fact sheets below: Headline Findings Higher Education VET Schools ELICOS (pdf 321KB) (pdf 210KB) (pdf 221KB) (pdf 186KB) (pdf 186KB)In 2018, the department supported a first-ever satisfaction survey of students who were studying Australian higher education programs offshore, either in their own country or in a major transnational education hub such as Singapore and Malaysia.
Eighty six per cent of the students surveyed reported that they were satisfied or very satisfied with their overall study experience.