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Enhancing intercultural awareness: The changing international student presence

Christensen, J.ORCID: 0000-0002-0075-0544 (2013) Enhancing intercultural awareness: The changing international student presence. In: Gregory, J. and Chetkovich, J., (eds.) Seeking Wisdom: A centenary history of The University of Western Australia. UWA Publishing, Crawley, Western Australia, pp. 215-228.


The university of Western Australia opened itself to the world after World War II, accepting students from outside Australia in large numbers for the first time. Their presence on campus has changed over time as the global context has shifted from decolonisation in Asia and Africa and the fight against communist expansion to trade liberalisation, globalisation and the rise of new economic powers, until by 2010 overseas emrolments accounted for one in every five students...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Copyright: 2013 University of Western Australia
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