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A Home Away from Home? International Students in Australian and South African Higher Education

Contents

Foreword

Notes on contributors

A home away from home?

Ilana Snyder and John Nieuwenhuysen

Section 1: International education in South Africa and Australia

1. An overview of international education in South African higher education

Crain Soudien

2. Towards a global protocol for mobile students

Lessons from the Australian experience of international education

Simon Marginson

Section 2: International student experiences in South Africa and Australia

3. Vivere, studium, ludo

Striving for a healthy work/life/study balance as an international student

Naureen Khamisa

4. Going ‘glocal’

Enhancing the educational experience for international students at Monash South Africa

Shibu Sangale

5. Back to fundamentals

What is the international student experience?

Danny (Ming Kiat) Ong

Section 3: Social and cultural interactions

6. Racism and international students in Australia

Andrew Markus

7. International education and the principles of multiculturalism

The social role of the university in a diverse society

Stepan Kerkyasharian

8. The media, racism and university policies towards overseas students in Australia

Anton Enus

Section 4: Cross-cultural teaching and learning

9. The role of English in international education

A case for linguistic pluralism

Ilana Snyder and Denise Beale

10. Implementing a cross-cultural teaching and learning program for academic staff and students at Monash South Africa

Laurence Shee

11. African international students in South African universities

Thobeka Vuyelwa Mda

Index

A Home Away from Home? International Students in Australian and South African Higher Education

   by Ilana Snyder and John Nieuwenhuysen