Australia doubles visa fees for int’l students; Indians to be hit – The Times of India

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MELBOURNE: Australia has more than doubled the cost of student visa fees for international students from $710 to $1,600, a move that will impact lakhs of Indians planning to study in this country.
The move has triggered outrage among student representatives, who say the hike will drive potential students to competitors, ABC News reported. The federal govt said additional revenue will help fund initiatives in education, including cuts to graduate debt, financial support for apprentices and implementation of its migration strategy.According to the Indian mission in Canberra, the number of Indian students enrolled in Australia is estimated at 1.2 lakh as of Aug 2023, making Indian students the second largest cohort of foreign students.

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