Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria welcomes the opening of Australia to fully vaccinated international students. The Australian government has re-opened Australia’s borders to fully vaccinated international students recently.
With this news, the Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria aims to help new and returning international students to adjust and navigate to their new life in Australia.
Filipino-Australian Student Council former president Dennis Sumaylo said in an interview with SBS Filipino that some of the key issues international students faced during the pandemic were mental health issues and job loss.
Initiatives such as mental health programs, job application training and settling in Australia are just some of the many projects of the group.
They also welcomed the announcement of the federal government allowing international students to more work hours.