The review aims to address the massive growth in international students, citing the influence of “non-genuine students and unscrupulous education providers” exploiting loopholes in the visa system.
Notably, the changes target visa applicants applying to providers and universities identified as high-risk by the Department of Home Affairs.
The migration review acknowledges the rise of “ghost schools”, institutions with few teaching facilities that seem to exist solely to channel student visa holders into the workforce.
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