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Go8 to tie up with six elite Indian schools to strengthen Indian international student base

by anik

Study in Australian a bid to strengthen the Indian international student base, the Group of Eight Universities (Go8), Australia has tied up with six elite Indian schools. The contract between the two was signed on August 24 according to which the Australian universities will be providing these selected elite Indian school students advice on career, and development opportunities such as debating competitions.

Summer schools will also be organised in Australia, for the best Indian school students to learn about high-level research. The universities will also be providing training to the teachers from these schools so as to brush up and polish their teaching and guiding skills.

Following are the Australian universities which form the Group of Eight (Go8):

The University of Melbourne

The Australian National University

The University of Sydney

The University of Queensland

The University of Western Australia

The University of Adelaide

Monash University

UNSW Australia

This list comprises of some of the best research universities in the world.

The six schools in Delhi that the universities in Australia are collaborating with are:

Springdales School

Bluebells International School

Rishikul Vidyapeeth School

Ahlcon International School

The Shri Ram School

Summerfields School

The step that has been taken, will come in handy for all those eligible Indian students, who wish to study in the UK and US. As per a newspaper report, in 2014, the Go8 had 2401 students from India, compared to a total of 26,223 Indian students studying at higher education level in Australia. Go8 plans to attract more quality students now.

Most of the bright Indian students wish to seek admission in Oxford/ Cambridge/ Ivy League universities in the US/ UK. This tie, will let those students explore more options and provide an opportunity to study in topmost Australian universities.









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