Unis back international students’ medical rights
A roundtable forum will be held this month to advocate for the right of international students to access public healthcare. By Susan Woodward
International students in Australia should enjoy the same rights to access public healthcare as citizens, says University of Queensland deputy vice-chancellor (international) Dr Anna Ciccarelli. Ciccarelli said she supported international students who were fighting a controversial Queensland government decision that currently denied them specialist healthcare in some public hospitals. Along with peers from Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology (QUT), she is pressuring the state's leaders to get on board, inviting representatives to a roundtable on the issue, which she...
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