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The Challenges of International Research Students Studying in an Australian University Context


Yeoh, JSW and Le, T and Doan, T, The Challenges of International Research Students Studying in an Australian University Context, Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Nova Science Publishers, Thao Le & Quynh Le (ed), Hauppauge, NY, pp. 303-309. ISBN 978-1-62618-651-4 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

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This chapter examines the challenges facing international research students in an Australian university context. There are common challenges facing all international students and there are some specific challenges facing those who undertake research degree courses. The following barriers are identified: language, learning styles, quality of supervisors, supportive environment, cultural differences, and physical health and psychological well-being. Some recommendations are provided at the end of the discussion.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:research students, challenges, well-being, academic factors, physical health, coping strategies
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Other education
Research Field:Other education not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Yeoh, JSW (Ms Joanne Yeoh)
UTAS Author:Le, T (Dr Thao Le)
UTAS Author:Doan, T (Ms Thao Doan)
ID Code:86152
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:UTAS Centre for Rural Health
Deposited On:2013-08-27
Last Modified:2015-08-17
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