In a media statement this morning, Hajj warned that the number of new international students enrolled in Australian universities has dropped by 37 to 37 per cent this year, and that this has hurt Australian universities for at least three consecutive years.
He said international admissions for Semester 1 at the University of Adelaide have dropped by 17 per cent.
“This crisis can be further compounded by the rapid opening of borders to international students – a dimension that could dramatically jeopardize the country’s research base in a situation where we are using it to collapse into a more flexible economy.” He said.
“It is important for the future of South Australia that our number one export industry be able to thrive through education, bringing international students back to the state in a safe and accountable manner.”
The financial results audited by the University of Adelaide for 20 comes2 show statutory net savings of .. 0.8 million for 2020 – down from अघिल्लो 2.9 million the previous year.
In the facts of 2020. 100 million in grants and wills, and करोड 200 million in research funds from the federal government to establish a new cancer institute.
According to the university, without donations and rights, its 2020 savings would be only १० 100 million.
Total revenue came in at 77 77,777 million, while research generated an additional a 2.4 million.
Hajj said “in simple terms”, the results looked “better than expected”, but the COVID-1P epidemic caused “more complex and challenging situations than these numbers”.
“In a pre-Kwid environment, the University of Adelaide launched 2020 and was projected to grow significantly, both domestically and internationally, and we will spend more than अर्ब 1 billion in operating revenue and continue to play a significant role in South Australia’s first export market: education,” Said.
“After the epidemic, the university’s financial position for 2020 fell short of its initial target revenue projection.
“Without the prompt action of the university management and the support of our staff, it would have been a huge financial strain.” To implement a range of savings.
It also reports “better than expected” registrations and “record years” for research revenue and donations.
But the university has seen a steady decline in the international student pipeline, which means “it will have a dramatic impact in the years to come”.
Federal Treasurer Josh Friedenberg told an Adelaide audience last week that Australia is expected to start welcoming international students from the end of this year and that quarantine arrangements between state governments and universities will be the subject of discussion.
“I am very pleased with the state government’s commitment to achieve this and I am pleased that Prime Minister Morrison recently announced the return of international students as a priority.”
International education is a २ 2 billion industry in South Australia.
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