Achievement | Opinion | 09 Jul 2019
International students at risk of exploitation by Sydney landlords, new report finds
A new report has found international students face multiple barriers to finding secure and affordable housing in Sydney, leaving students vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous landlords.
Research | 10 Apr 2019
Universities to survey international students about exploitation
Academics from UNSW and UTS will survey international students about what help they need to avoid exploitation by employers and accommodation providers.
Research | 12 Feb 2019
UNSW joins world’s largest study of migration
The Migrant Worker Justice Initiative is participating in a project examining the rights of migrant workers in developing countries.
29 Oct 2018
New report claims 'broken system' fails migrant workers suffering wage theft
Less than 10 per cent of international students and backpackers in Australia recover unpaid wages, even when they are aware they are being underpaid.
24 Oct 2018
New study goes deeper into international student exploitation
A UNSW Sydney and UTS project will lead the international education sector to respond to exploitation of international students in accommodation and at work.
29 May 2018
UNSW Law students release international guide to protect migrant workers
Students from UNSW Law’s Human Rights Clinic have developed a guide to protect the rights of the world’s 150 migrant workers.
14 Nov 2017
UNSW Law Co-leads Global Study on Digital Technology and Migrant Worker Protection
UNSW Law’s Bassina Farbenblum has been awarded a substantial grant from George Soros’ Open Society Foundations to undertake the first global study of digital technology initiatives intended to improve migrant worker protection and access to justice. The study, in collaboration with Laurie Berg (UTS Law), will explore the ways in which technology is being mobilised to transform the labour migration landscape and the host of risks and challenges that it brings.