Record +500k foreign students studying in Oz, up from 350k 5 years ago. Each forking out around $30-50k or more in fees and living costs driving major campus capital investments employing tradesman/woman and other services.
There is a reference to the "Group of 8" Uni's, I had to look this up but no real surprises
Uni of Sydney
Uni of NSW
Uni of Qld
Uni of Mel
Uni of WA
Uni of Adelaide (see, SA is not forgotten Don)
FYI - One of the reasons Australia is so popular regardless of what you think of position on Global Uni positions is that for many foreign students when they go back home, English is everything and will dictate there future career. If you have the big money go to Harvard, Oxford etc. But for the bulk of the world's non-English speaking middle class, this is out of their range, so go to Australia, get a degree that has some weight from a trusted institution free from corruption, safe and also more importantly come back home fluent in English because large corporations in places like India, China etc often do job interviews only in English and the official company language at the Supervisory levels and above is in English. Additionally Graduates are often used as translators as the older work force often has poor or no English.