Impacts of COVID-19 on Australian Higher Education Export-A Discussion

Ranajit Kumar Bairagi


Based on the desktop method, this study reviews and discusses the predicted impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on Australian higher education export which is the largest service-based export sector and the fourth largest export sector in terms of value addition. The review reports that the COVID pandemic may impact the number of international students to decline by 50% in 2020-2021 academic year, hitting most the Go8 research universities and least the non-university accredited colleges and institutions. The discussion explores few optimistic policy options supporting the recovery and sustainable growth for the sector.

Keywords: Coronavirus, Australian higher education, export, impact, policy.

DOI: 10.7176/JESD/11-18-03

Publication date:September 30th 2020

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