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 2020 | WORKSHOPS click on title to register

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


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 info@ciswa.com.

26 MAR | Introduction to International Education Compliance and Regulation


30 APR | Understanding Student Visas and Post Study Options


28 MAY | International Students’ Well-being during the COVID-19 Crisis


25 JUNE | Supporting Students in the Employment Search post COVID-19


3 SEP | Cultural Awareness: Working Effectively with Students from Latin America REGISTRATIONS WILL OPEN SOON!


LATE SEP | Mental Health First Aid for International Students / Building Resilience within the International Cohort


5 NOV, 12 NOV | CISWA SPRING CONFERENCE


Late NOV | Best Practice: International Student Recruitment


POSTPONED UNTIL LATER THIS YEAR | Critical Incidents


FEB 2021 | International Education Overview | Introduction Session for New Staff


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