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Why study in Australia?

When most people think of Australia, they see wide open spaces of outback bush, kangaroos, koalas and clean air and water. Not a bad picture to be portraying to the world! However, Australia has so much more to offer than just these stereotypical images. What has Australia to offer to an international student?

Growing Destination

Australia is rapidly growing as one of the most popular destinations for international student to attend. Currently Australia has the third largest international student enrollment behind the USA and the UK.

Global Recognition

Degrees obtained from Australian universities are recognized all over the world, and there is the added boost that the Australian higher education system is federally regulated. Which means the Australian government regulates all universities in the country each year to make sure they are maintaining their high education standards.

Cost of Living

The cost of living and tuition costs in Australia are much lower that compared to the USA or the UK. These lower costs make it more affordable for students to attend a school in Australia and still have a high standard of living.

Diversity

Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of course and degrees, making it easy to find a fit that is right for you!

Technology

Not many people know this, but Australia is in the top 10 spenders in the world for research and development and 2% of all scientific papers in the world come from Australia, putting Australia at the forefront of new technology and innovations. From only a meager population of 19 million, there have been 7 Nobel Prize winners.

Work

The Australian Immigration system allows students visiting the country on a student visa the chance to work up to 20 hours per week during term time, and during vacations students can work full time. This opportunity makes it much more affordable for students who can attend school and still fund their education with some work.

Australia has much to offer an international student!

 

Economic Profile

  • Australia is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian Continent and a number of smaller islands including the island of Tasmania. Neighboring countries include Indonesia to the North and New Zealand in the south
  • The population of Australia is 22 million with almost 60% of them concentrated in and around the mainland state capitals of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
  • Australia's capital city is Canberra located in the Australian Capital Territory.
  • Australia is a highly developed country with a very prosperous multicultural society and is rated very highly in human development, quality of life, health care, public education.
  • It is a member of the elite G20 group of nations, United Nations and The WTO.
  • Australia has six states-New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia. It also has two major territories-the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.

Country Profile

Population:

Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It's about the same size as the 48 mainland states of the USA and 50 percent larger than Europe, but has the lowest population density in the world - only two people per square kilo meter. It has population of 20 million only.

Cities/Religions:

  • Six states and two territories
  • Sydney is one of the most highly urbanized cities in the world
  • Sophisticated cities such as Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide
  • WA - Very upcoming Brisbane fastest growing

The People:

  • Multi-cultural society.
  • Free from racial discrimination.
  • English is the common language used.
  • Religious freedom.
  • Immigrants from Europe and recently from Asia constitute the bulk of the population.
  • Friendly People.

 

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