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Submission to ESOS Amendment Bill

1 August 2015

Points submitted in August via set template re:proposed Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015 and Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015.

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties

31 July 2015

The private sector in higher education is recognized for the quality of student outcomes from a diverse range of smaller institutions that focus on the quality of teaching. The diversity is also evident in the provision of international education. For COPHE, seeking policy that encourages all students to be global citizens is a priority.

Senate Education and Employment Committee

20 February 2015

COPHE appreciated the opportunity to provide evidence to the Senate Education and Employment Committee Inquiry. COPHE’s submission supported the original Bill in its entirety except for Schedule 3 relating to the interest rate on loans where we, along with everyone in the sector, proposed retention of the Consumer Price Index.