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Independent schools welcome simplified student visa processing

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has welcomed the announcement of a new industry-wide simplified international student visa framework (SSVF).

The new framework was announced yesterday by the Minister for Education and Training, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash.

“We look forward to the new framework providing all sectors of education access to simplified student visa processing. We anticipate that this will facilitate an ongoing return to growth in the Independent schools sector,” commented ISCA Executive Director Dr Yvonne Luxford.

The full media release is available here.

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