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


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.

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


25 MAR | Introduction to International Education Compliance and Regulation


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


Late JUNE | Religious Diversity


AUG | Mental Health Topic – a Composite Session


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


OCT, NOV | CISWA Annual Spring Conference


NOV | Best Practice: International Student Recruitment

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