NEW CAMPAIGN OF THE AUSTRALIAN HOMESTAY NETWORK TO HELP STUDENTS

The ‘Start with Us’ campaign can facilitate determine students to their new surroundings and can specialize in accommodation, language, banking, transport, culture, and individual issues as and once they arise.
 
As a part of the initiative, approved Australian households can host international students for his or her first four weeks to assist ease into their new life within the country.
 
“We wish to partner with quality Education suppliers and Agents to affix us and promote the ‘Start with Us’ campaign to encourage even additional international students returning to Australia,” said AHN manager, Julie Manche.
 
“The ‘Start with Us’ campaign is intended to administer international students the right begin to their study journey permitting them to create better-informed long choices with the support associated data of an experienced native host.”
 
The AHN is run aboard the American Homestay Network by MyStay International. Executive director and founding father of MyStay International, David Bycroft, told The PIE that they're expecting high numbers of hosts to enlist which they need already started obtaining the message bent on agents.
 
Bycroft explained that the AHN has half-dozen,203 live hosts, 2,619 World Health Organization square measure within the application stage, 1,187 for whom action remains needed and 165 who are in holding. This makes a complete of 10,174 potential hosts.
 
This Gregorian calendar month, the primary in an exceedingly series of reports from a survey of quite 5,000 international students elaborate a large variety of issues for those seeking accommodation in Australia.
 
The “Living Precariously: Understanding International Students’ Housing Experiences in Australia” report funded by StudyNSW was co-authored by UNSW Sydney’s Bassina Farbenblum and UTS Law’s Laurie Berg.
 
According to the report, one year of international students get in share housing for his or her first home wherever several encountered prohibited or poor living conditions.
 
57% say that they had experienced overcrowding, accommodation that's unsafe to live in, paying ahead for accommodation that doesn't exist, intimidation or harassment by a property owner or another tenant.
 
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