Mr Steve Nerlich

Mr Steve  Nerlich

Position: PhD Candidate
School and/or Centres: Centre for European Studies


Phone: +61 2 6240 9948


Masters of Health Education (with Distinction), Charles Sturt University Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics, Monash University Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing, University of Sydney Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Nursing), University of Sydney Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Newcastle

Thesis topics

The evaluation of studying abroad for students from Australian universities: What is the return on investment and how can it be measured? Thesis Supervisory Panel: Panel Chair: Professor Jacqueline Lo Supervisor: Professor Diana Davis Supervisor: Professor Elizabeth Deane (UWS)  

Steve Nerlich commenced his PhD on a part-time basis in November 2011, studying outgoing Australian university student mobility at the Australian National University Centre for European Studies. Otherwise he is employed full-time as Director of the International Research and Analysis Unit in the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. 

Education in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines Australian student mobility overseas International education
My PhD research involves exploring the actual and potential value of an international education for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the STEM disciplines. I will investigate the experience of Australian students as well as international education strategies and opportunities in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

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