The Land Down Under
Australia is a dynamic & vibrant country sometimes referred to as “The land Down under” due to its position in the southern hemisphere. There are more than five different climate zones on this continent due the sheer size of it. Currently, there are 19 cultural and natural sites such as the Great Barrier Reef that belong to UNESCO’s World Heritage list.
The Great Outdoors
Australia is famous for its incredible natural beauty- wide open spaces, breathtaking landscapes, beaches, deserts, natural wonders & unique wildlife. Australia boasts more than 10,000 stunning beaches, 500 national parks & 2,700 conservation areas. Of note, 80% of flora and fauna found here is unique to the country.
Dive the Great Barrier Reef, see a performance at the iconic Sydney Opera House, catch an Aussie Rules football match, learn to surf, cafe hop like crazy…there’s so much to see and do throughout Australia. No matter which study location you choose, you’ll certainly find a ton to keep you busy and be able to indulge in a number of interests, all whilst enjoying excellent weather any time of the year.
Australia is also one of the world’s most multicultural countries with a diverse and friendly society. There are over 260 different languages spoken since 47% of the population has one or more parent born outside of Australia.
Improve your English Skill
English is the official language of the country and the Australian accent- once you get used to it is the same whether you’re in Melbourne or Perth.
Quality Education at World Class Universities
In the English-speaking world Australia is the 3rd most popular destination for international students despite a population of only 23 million. High quality education standards are maintained by Government regulations and their degrees have global recognition. 7 out of top 100 universities in the world are Australian. It is estimated there are international students from over 140 countries across every level of education including short-term english language courses, Bachelors, Masters & PHD.
Australia is at the forefront of new technology & innovation. Facilities for teaching, training and research are world class in the form of state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories and libraries with access to impressive technology & research resources.
Students benefit from a unique educational experience & learning style that encourages innovative, creative and critical thinking.
All of this contributes to the international reputation for excellence in all areas of education & training. The success of the education system is highlighted by the fact that the country has provided 15 Nobel laureates.
Variety of Degrees
Safety and Happiness Rating with Vibrant City Life
Australia is a generally a safe country with some of the highest standards of living worldwide (plus you can spend free time at the beach!). Melbourne & Sydney are ranked top 10 safest cities worldwide by the EIU Safe Cities Index. On top of this, Australia also boasts 4 out of 30 best student cities in the world (QS rankings).
There will be options for paid internships while studying, or to work part-time jobs. International students are allowed to work 20 hours per week on a student VISA and unlimited work hours during holidays. The national minimum wage is $19.49 per hour, which is the highest in the world.
Working part-time will definitely go a long way in supporting your financial needs.
Better Chances of Employment After Graduation
Generally, students benefit from a higher chance of landing a job after graduation. Your future employer at your country of origin will surely love your globally recognized Australian degree, see that you can communicate in English & adapt to an unknown environment. If you decide not to return to your home country after graduation, you could apply for the “Temporary Graduate Visa” which allows you to work in Australia for a limited time.
It’s not hard to see why so many students choose Australia as their study destination.
Contact us for more info