15 Jan 2020

Boosting our population by attracting international students

The Northern Territory (NT) Government is accelerating efforts to attract international students as a key part of diversifying the Territory economy and creating local permanent jobs.

There are over 3300 international students studying in the NT with the industry contributing an estimated $113 million in export revenue and supporting 484 ongoing jobs.

Current Australian Government figures show the number of international students enrolled in Territory education institutions grew by 25% between October 2018 and October 2019, and has grown by 62% in the last four years, seeing an increase of 1270 international students.

Read the full media release on boosting our population by attracting international students.