ACBC Education Subcommittee event with Trevor Goddard
26 August 2013
ACBC was pleased to welcome as guest speaker Trevor Goddard from the Office of the President and Vice Chancellor, Monash University. Trevor is also conevener of the International Education Association of Australia’s (IEAA) Student Mobility Committee. Trevor provided a detailed update on The Australian Government’s International Student Mobility initiative, the Asiabound Grants program and the New Colombo Plan. Trevor drew on his research and wealth of experience to highlight both the key motivators and perceived barriers for students in considering engagement with China. He addressed these factors by referring to the pre-departure activities of Canadian and American equivalent associations of IEAA, which aim to demystify and reduce fears surrounding what the China experience may be.