CISWA has a comprehensive Professional Development (PD) Program consisting of Workshops + Seminars designed to educate, inform and provide staff who work with international students the opportunity to network with peers.

PD’s are attended by people working within the international education sector from a wide range of educational institutions including; higher education, VET, government and non-government schools.

All workshop attendees receive a Certificate of Participation which demonstrates their ongoing Professional Development in International education.

PD PROGRAM 2021 | WORKSHOPS click on title to register

COST | Members: $150 pp | Non-members: $250 pp

‘A general thanks to CISWA for the important role they play in supporting the WA International Education industry.’
‘Thank you for all your hard work in pulling the workshop together and running smoothly!’

Where funding for PD is not available because of cost pressures due to COVID- 19, CISWA will offer discounted or free attendance at these sessions. For more information, contact Veronika at

18 MAR | International Education Overview | Introduction Session for New Staff

25 MAR | Introduction to International Education Compliance and Regulation

13 MAY | Cultural Awareness – Working Effectively with Students and Partners from China

8 JULY | Religious Diversity

AUG | Mental Health Topic – a Composite Session

SEP | Developing Cross-Cultural Knowledge and Understanding |Cultural Diversity Training

24 NOV | CISWA Annual Spring Conference

NOV | Best Practice: International Student Recruitment

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