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WHY CHOOSE AUSTRALIA FOR YOUR HIGHER EDUCATION?

Choosing the right combination of course, college, university and country is probably one of the most important decisions any student who wants to study abroad will ever have to face.

When choosing a study destination overseas there are a number of important things to think about before reaching decision. Australia has a world-class education and training system, which welcomes students from all around the world. For students who are considering studying abroad in The Land Down Under, there are a number of factors that can help make your decision easier.

1. Quality Education: Most of Australia’s Institutions are offering world class programs/courses with excellent trained teaching staff, facilities and methods. Also provide high-quality education to students from all backgrounds. All institutions have a strong commitment to quality, equity, high academic standards and programs of continuous improvement. Academic staffs in Australian education institutions are recruited from around the world and often are leading industry experts in their field. Australian teachers are experienced in supervising students from many countries. 

Australia offers an education experience that makes a real difference. Graduates from Australia are very successful in finding jobs and hold prominent positions worldwide. Additionally, they are readily accepted for postgraduate study at leading international universities any where in the world.

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Cost of living and studying: Compared with other English speaking countries, considerably less expensive than USA, CANADA and the United Kingdom (UK), and a standard of living that is amongst the highest in the world.  Australia also offers great value for money, particularly with the current low value on the Aussie dollar. For a comparison of the costs of living in Australian cities, visit at: http://www.mycareer.com.au/elements/toolbox/costliving_calc.html

 

 

3. Wide range of Course: There are wide range of courses and disciplines offered by Australian all types of institutions, like: Schools, TAFE (Wide range of courses)-Vocational Training Institute, Business Colleges, Universities. Australian education institutions offer a broad spectrum of courses ranging from English language training at school to advanced areas of post-doctoral work. There are also opportunities for international students, teachers and university staff to undertake study or research in Australia through award and exchange arrangements. Flexible programs of study, which can combine English language courses with study in other fields, are also available to cater to the diverse needs of international students

4. Multi-culture/Cosmopolitan Country: Australia is a strong multicultural country in the world. People from all around the world have migrated to Australia, making Australia one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. The multicultural nature of Australian society means international students are readily accepted by other students, and teachers are experienced in teaching classes to students from many countries.

5. Safety: Australia is Safest country anywhere in the world. Australia has strict laws that ensure everyone to stay very safe. Australia has very low crime rates and are safe countries compared to almost all other countries in the world.

Australia also has strict laws that ensure all courses offered to international students are of a high standard and that student’s tuition fees are protected. Australia offers a high standard of living in a safe and friendly study environment. Australian cities are always ranked among the most safe and liveable cities in the world.

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Friendly: Australia is also a friendly country in the world. All Australians are friendly & open people, anyone will find a warm welcome in Australia when arrive. Many students living in home stay situations experience Australian family life in a natural, friendly way and often find they are treated like as a family member. Wherever any students will live – home stay, boarding school or campus accommodation - students will discover many opportunities to make lasting friendships in whole life.

7. Value for money courses: Australia also offers value for money courses to anyone.  If we compare tuition fees and living expenses considerably it is very low expensive than the any English country in the world. In Australia’s standard of living that is amongst the highest in the world.

8. English speaking country: Australia is an English speaking multicultural country in the world. It opens the door for everyone who really likes cosmopolitan country. It also opens more study options and international career choices.

9. International recognition:

A recently published special report has highlighted the rising international status of Australian and New Zealand universities. The World University Rankings, published in November 2004 by The Times Higher Education Supplement, lists the top 200 universities in the world, as judged by academic opinion, impact of research, faculty-to-student ratios, percentage of overseas students and percentage of international faculty.
Eleven Australian institutions were ranked in the top 100 – Australian National University, Melbourne University, Monash University, Sydney University, New South Wales University, Queensland University, RMIT, Adelaide University, Macquaire University, Curtin University of Technology and Western Australia University – more than any country except the UK and the USA.

 New Zealand’s Auckland University, Massey University and Otago University also featured in the rankings. The achievement is all the greater when considered proportionally – Australia has less than 40 universities in total and New Zealand just eight, as compared to hundreds in the US and the UK.

Australian courses are very high quality and recognised all around the world. Major companies are around the world recognise Australian qualifications and the company like to employ graduates with Australian qualifications in their industry.

10. Work opportunities: Students on a student visa can work while studying in Australia. International students can apply for work permit, allowing them to work up to 20 hours a week during term/semester and during the summer vacation students can work full time anywhere.

 

Also while students are studying in Australia, few universities (like-UTS, RMIT) offer for a work experience (2nd/3rd year) in real industry where students can learn and earn practical knowledge which will help to build students portfolio.

 

 

11. Best Climate/Weather:  Most of tourist when they are visit in Australia, they all talking about the Australian weather. Because Australian weather is always very shinny and warm. There are more than 7,000 beaches in Australia which will make happy to everyone for relaxation at any time. All tourists like to come back again for another holiday in Australia. Most of Australian’s young generation likes to surf in the beaches. Our weather and beaches make Australia a dynamic and exciting country to study in. Not to mention that Australians are known to be the friendliest people on the planet.

 

12. Sports, recreational and cultural activities country: Australia is a sports, recreational and activities country in the world. Australia has a great record in most of sports. Australia always participate most of world recognise event any where in the world. And they achieve a positive number of gold medal compare to other country.

 

Australia also arrange lots of world recognise sports event, like- Commonwealth games,
Olympic game, Motor race game, Tennis or any other major game.

 

 

13. No racism: In Australia doesn’t have any racism. Most of peoples are very friendly, if you need any kind of information or help they would like to help you at any time.

14. Support services: When any International students arrive in new country, it is really hard to adjust there, because for the language, environment, food and home sickness. That’s why most of Australian institutions-schools, colleges and universities provide support services to help International students adjust to new environment, living in Australia and successfully completing studies. Among the excellent range of services supporting the personal and academic achievements of international students in Australia are:


§         application and visa-processing assistance

§         on-arrival reception and orientation programmes

§         language tuition

§         health, counselling, and accommodation services

§         designated international student advisers for International students

§         Employment Services

Below are some of the reasons to help you in your final decision - which may well be one of the most important decisions in your career.

·         Australia's education system is of the highest international standard.

  • Degrees, diplomas and other awards receive worldwide recognition.
  • For students coming from Asia and the South Pacific there are frequent direct air connections to the east and west coast of Australia. We also have similar time zones.
  • Australia's multi-cultural society makes it a very attractive option for both non-English speaking and English speaking students.
  • Because of Australia's vast size and the consistently high standard of education and training delivery, one of the most difficult decisions for any international student will be deciding where to study. Universities, colleges and schools are not only situated in all the larger cities, but many are also located in small rural towns and coastal villages.
  • Australia's size also offers an enormous diversity of climate to suit all tastes. Choices range from cool and moist to hot and tropical, with regions in between enjoying a warm temperate climate.
  • Most institutions offer excursions for international students to places of interest, both locally and, quite often much further afield. Australia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world to discover and should be a priority for any overseas visitor. Australia's living conditions are among the highest in the world and the generally fine weather encourages a healthy, relaxed lifestyle with a strong emphasis on outdoor life and sport. There is an abundance of fresh, local produce, meat and local seafoods. Specialty imported foods are also widely available.
  • Living and tuition costs compare favourably with other countries of a similar standard Australia is strongly promoted as a multi-cultural society and has become home to a wide variety of citizens from numerous ethnic backgrounds. International students should have no difficulty in meeting others from their home country, and neighboring countries in their region.

Here are just a few of the common reasons international students choose Australia as their overseas study destination:

  • Dynamic and progressive education programs with a reputation for excellence 
  • Globally-recognised courses and qualifications 
  • The relaxed, enjoyable and safe lifestyle
  • Cheaper study and living expense compared to many other countries
  • Vibrant, appealing and multicultural cities
  • Great weather
  • Amazing and diverse landscapes and scenery
  • Unique and wonderful flora and fauna

Overall, Australia is a dynamic and vibrant country with a great deal to offer international students. Choosing to come to Australia to further your studies will provide you with new and wonderful opportunities and experiences, and a whole new view of the world, not to mention exciting and progressive world-class education programs.