Melbourne is rated the world’s most liveable city and is known for its cosmopolitan, multicultural communities and excellent cultural, food, fashion and entertainment activities and destinations.
QS ranked Melbourne as one of the world’s four leading student cities along with Paris, London and Boston. The criteria included quality of living, reputation of the city’s universities, the student mix, employer activity, and affordability.
Victoria boasts a concentration of education and research infrastructure that is unrivalled in the region. Ten world-leading universities have cutting-edge facilities, academic staff with international experience, and outstanding student services. It has 5 of Australia’s top 20 universities, one of the world’s top 30, and 2 universities in the world’s top 100.
High quality vocational education and training institutions offer industry relevant, practical training and skills development in close connections with industry that ensures graduates have the skills demanded by employers. VET and university institutions also work together to create credit pathways that increase entry and exit points for students and have the advantage of dual qualifications and smoother transition into higher education studies.
Victorian universities and VET providers also dominate and lead the country in the delivery of educational services offshore and this is testament to the global recognition of the programs.
The Victorian Government provides a unique International Student Care Service which makes it a leader in international student service provision. This service provides support, advice and assistance by multilingual professional staff on health, legal, employment and accommodation services.
Read more about studying in Victoria at www.studymelbourne.vic.gov.au
Why study in Tasmania?
Tasmania is a modern, vibrant and unique place to live and study. Whether you’re seeking a University, TAFE, English Language or High School course, Tasmania is home to first-class education institutions – with qualifications that will take you across Australia and the whole world.
This region offers an affordable alternative for Australian education and is very easy to get around – there are no traffic jams and pollution for students travelling from their home to classes, restaurants and shops.
By choosing Tasmania you will experience an Australian study destination with fewer international students than other Australian regions. This means that your English Language skills will improve quickly and you will have fantastic opportunities to meet local friends.
Graduates who graduated from a school in Tasmania are eligible for getting 5-10 more migration points. And they have less stress applying for a job if compared with their mates in Melbourne and Sydney. If they want to move to a big city in Australia after 2 years of work or live, they can just move wherever they want to. It’s definitely a better way to balance your study and migration plan.
Travelling to Tasmania takes 50 minutes from Melbourne and 1.5 hours from Sydney by plane. There are 4 airline carriers flying to Tasmania with more than 10 flights each day, which makes Tasmania very accessible to students.
For more information about studying and living in Tasmania, visit www.studytasmania.tas.gov.au
Why study in South Australia?
Adelaide is Australia's premier learning city. It is Australia's fifth largest city and the capital of South Australia. Adelaide’s reputation is built on a tradition of educational excellence that makes it known as the “Nobel Prize Capital” of Australia. It has supported and produced five Nobel Prize Laureates and over one hundred Rhodes and Fulbright scholars and is home to some of Australia’s most esteemed institutions.
In Adelaide students can live in the heart of the city in excellent student accommodation. And nowhere in Adelaide is too far – even the beautiful city beaches are only a 30 minute ride on public transport. International students also receive full transport concessions on public transport which provides substantial cost savings.
Adelaide is regarded as the food and wine capital of Australia and has more restaurants per head than any other major Australian city. The city is now home to 1.26 million people of all cultures and walks of life. It is a bustling multicultural city with a range of cultural events to help international students feel right at home.
South Australia produces 50% of all Australian wine and is renowned for its National Wine Centre and numerous food and wine events.
South Australia is also known as the festival state and hosts many national and international events attracting audiences from around the world. These events include the Adelaide Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Aboriginal Spirit Festival, WOMADelaide, Test cricket, the Clipsal 500 and the Santos Tour Down Under.
Graduates who graduated from a school in South Australia are also eligible for getting 5-10 more migration points. And they have less stress applying for a job if compared with their mates in Melbourne and Sydney. If they want to move to a big city in Australia after 2 years of work or live, they can just move wherever they want to. It’s definitely a better way to balance your study and migration plan.
Read more about studying in South Australia at www.studyadelaide.com
Why study in Canberra?
Canberra is Australia’s capital city. It is one of the cleanest and safest cities in the world with mild weather conditions and four distinct seasons. Canberra’s students consistently rate as some of the best educated in Australia and amongst the brightest in the world.
Canberra is home to a range of institutions including:
Students in Canberra enjoy a balanced education with opportunities for intellectual, sporting and cultural development. International students are made particularly welcome, with high quality Government education in a safe, friendly and multicultural city.
Government schooling in Canberra leads the way in preparing students for the opportunities and challenges of life in the 21st century. With one of the best government education systems in the country, government school students consistently rate as the best educated in Australia and among the brightest in the world. An international education in Canberra sets students apart from their peers and creates pathways to success in whatever direction they choose.
Graduates who graduated from a school in Canberra are also eligible for getting 5-10 more migration points. And they have less stress applying for a job if compared with their mates in Melbourne and Sydney. If they want to move to a big city in Australia after 2 years of work or live, they can just move wherever they want to. It’s definitely a better way to balance your study and migration plan.
Read more about studying in Canberra at www.det.act.gov.au(opens in a new window)
Why study in NSW?
NSW is home to world-class universities, vocational institutions and research organisations which deliver cutting edge, industry-relevant education that launches domestic and international students into careers of choice.
Its education system offers a wide range of courses and degrees and enjoys a strong global reputation for internationally respected qualifications, high quality research and teaching, cultural diversity and a safe study environment.
NSW's universities and research sector are linked into leading global industry and research networks to develop world-class talent equipped with the knowledge and skills to be 'work ready' upon graduation. Successful graduates from Australian institutes are working at the highest levels in government and business all around the world.
NSW has the largest research sector in Australia, a country ranked first in the Asia Pacific region for the quality of its research institutions.
Read more about studying in NSW at www.study.sydney/
Why study in Western Australia?
What comes to mind when thinking of the perfect place to study? It would be just about any student’s dream to study in a place that offers world-class education and a pathway to a successful career. Somewhere with excellent infrastructure, natural beauty, clean air, rivers and oceans.
Famous for its friendly people and relaxed atmosphere, Perth embodies the true Australian lifestyle. There are not many places left in the world where a passer-by will warmly greet you on the street or stop to have a chat. Australians love to interact with overseas visitors and embrace other cultures.
Perth is a city of growth, success and possibilities. Recent years have seen the benefits of our resources boom flow into every part of our lives, from education to transport, and tens of thousands of people have come to see the natural beauty of Western Australia and enjoy its year-round sunshine. The new international airport, along with the Perth Arena and expanding city rail network, riverside developments and beach-fronts are shaping Perth into Australia’s western gateway for tourism and investment.
Research conducted in Perth is respected globally, reaching new horizons in medicine and health sciences, agriculture, chemistry, geology, metallurgy, engineering, astrophysics, renewable energy and environmental management. Our artists, musicians and actors are familiar to the world. Your study experience here will not only provide you with learning, but also the possibility to be part of the growing academic and professional network which will guide the future of our city.
Why study in Queensland?
Queensland as a study destination has many exclusive benefits including:
Read more about studying in Queensland at www.studyqueensland.qld.edu.au
Why study in the Northern Territory?
The Northern Territory has a wide range of high quality education and training institutions. These include government and private or independent high schools, vocational education and training providers, and Charles Darwin University for bachelor and masters degrees, and PhD qualifications as well as vocational education certificates and diplomas.
Charles Darwin University is a member of the prestigious Australian Innovation Research Universities group and is ranked in the top 2% of world universities (Times Higher Education). Students at Charles Darwin enjoy modern facilities and small class sizes and a supportive learning environment.
The overall study experience is enriched by social and cultural opportunities that are unique to the Northern Territory.
About 16% of Territorians were born overseas, and the Territory offers a diverse range of religious services and places of worship for residents and visitors of many faiths including Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Christian.
The Northern Territory has the lowest unemployment rates in the country, with excellent part-time employment opportunities for students and exciting career prospects for graduates.
To learn more about studying and living in the Northern Territory, visit www.studynt.nt.gov.au