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Contributor: PR Newswire Europe
Friday, April 24 2020 - 10:00
'Study With Australia' to Open Doors to Education Globally
LONDON and CANBERRA, Australia, April 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has partnered with 
social learning platform,, to provide free online courses and 
help students stay ahead of the learning curve.

Austrade promotes Australia as a preferred destination and partner for 
international students through its Study Australia initiative. FutureLearn is 
jointly owned by Open University UK and the SEEK Group and has 12 million 
learners globally and almost a quarter of the world's top universities in its 

Austrade Global Education Lead Rebecca Hall said, "Many students have been 
impacted by travel restrictions globally. Providing access to high-quality 
online learning resources from leading Australian education providers is a 
simple way we can continue to support international students in their education 
and learning goals during this challenging time.

"While Australian universities have been quick to embrace digital technologies 
and innovation, recent events have necessitated a rapid transition to online 
learning and FutureLearn will give our international students a digital pass to 
online learning.

"This pilot with FutureLearn will enable us to provide free online access to a 
wide range of courses from leading Australian education institutions, leaving 
the door to learning open while international travel is restricted," said Ms 

FutureLearn CEO Simon Nelson said, "FutureLearn is proud to be partnering with 
Austrade to help shine a spotlight on Australia's outstanding higher education 

"Our mission is to broaden access to education on a global scale. We are 
already working with a number of Australian higher education partners to do 
just that through a broad range of high quality courses, degrees and now 
micro-credentials. Through this partnership with Austrade, we will continue to 
deliver on our mission."

The 'Study with Australia' 
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available until the end of June, allowing Australian higher education 
institutions and English language training providers to showcase their online 
offering across business, digital technologies, STEM, healthcare and teaching 
courses, to name a few.

All Australian universities are invited to participate in this online learning 
showcase and are included in an Australian partner directory 
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Source: FutureLearn and Austrade