Curricular and Extra‐Curricular Programs Supporting Improved International Learning Mobility Experiences: An Emerging Trend in Australia
International learning mobility is a strategic and operational priority for both the federal government and the majority of universities in Australia. The typical student experience of learning mobility is a solitary one with little opportunity for students to integrate the experience into the academic and social elements of their student life. This article presents a study based on five cases, which are offered as being indicative of work in the area that holds promise for the strengthening of the Australian learning mobility offering. This study is not comprehensive across the sector and is not presented as being representative. Therefore, identifying the true value of these programs and others like them, as well as identifying the true value of Australia’s international learning mobility, requires major improvements in the way program and participant data is collected and analysed.
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