A University of Queensland study abroad programme has been criticised for being “very rewarding” and not working as expected.
Key points:The study abroad program at the University of Wollongong has been open for three yearsThe program is open to students from all around the world and is aimed at people with different backgroundsThe University of New South Wales says it “stands by” the study abroad experienceThe university says its study abroad programs have been “open for three and a half years” and it is “not working as planned”.
The program was opened in April and it was “very successful”, University of NSW study abroad chief executive, Mark Worsley, told ABC News.
“It’s been very rewarding and very fulfilling,” he said.
“The program has been a lot of work for us.”
We’re always looking for ways to improve and improve our programs and we’re always thinking about how to improve them.
“Mr Worsleys’ department has been working on ways to make the study away program more sustainable and efficient.”
In terms of the outcomes, the program has worked really well,” he told the ABC.”
What I would say is that it’s not working well, it’s definitely not working in terms of outcomes.
“Mr Whorsley said the program was open to anyone from all over the world.”
As you’ll see in our website, there are more than 400,000 students from more than 120 countries studying in our program,” he added.”
If you’re from one of those countries, you can apply.
“Students from all countries can apply to study in the program, but it is not for everyone.”
There are some countries where there’s no need to apply to be in the study overseas program,” Mr Worsys said.
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