Where to Study in Australia
Australia is a large country with a range of diverse and beautiful landscapes. The country is divided into six states and two territories . Each state and territory has its own distinctive character, climate and attractions. In each of Australia’s states and territories, there is a capital city as well as smaller regional cities and towns. Education institutions can be found in both capital cities and regional cities. Below are the most popular places to study in Australia.
Sydney — Sydney offers a great lifestyle and high level of safety, making it the number one choice for many international students. Sydney is the biggest city in Australia, with a population of over 4.5 million. It is the country’s financial and economic hub. Ranked as one of the ten most livable cities in the world by both Mercer and The Economist, Sydney is Highly multicultural, with over 30% of residents born overseas
Melbourne — Named the world’s most livable city for the second year in a row, Melbourne is a leading education destination for international students. In 2012, the QS World University Rankings judged Melbourne as the leading student city in the Asia-Pacific region. The 2013 QS rankings confirm Melbourne’s position as one of the world’s top five student cities.
Brisbane — Brisbane is the capital city of Queensland and the third largest city in Australia. Boasting all the attractions and facilities of a large city, Brisbane provides world-class educational facilities, mixed with a vibrant and active lifestyle.
Gold Coast — With over 70km of sandy beaches, the Gold Coast boasts tropical rainforests, multiple theme parks, a magnificent hinterland and an action-packed city life. It is also home to some of Australia’s leading educational institutions.
Perth — Perth offers a unique place to study, at a unique point in its history. The driving force of the Australian economy, our city attracts leading thinkers and teachers from around the world, reaching international standards of excellence in education and industry
Sunshine Coast — An hour north of Brisbane is the Sunshine Coast, world-renowned for its beautiful beaches, national parks and friendly communities. If you enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and a supportive study setting, then the Sunshine Coast is the destination for you.
Adelaide — Adelaide’s universities have been popular with international students for many years and continue to sit high on international listings. And just recently, the city’s status as an education hub has been further boosted by the arrival of two of the world’s best universities.
Canberra — 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.
Cairns — Cairns is the heart of Tropical North Queensland and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage rainforests. It is a multicultural society, famous for its extensive range of adventure activities, sparkling Coral Sea, and lush rainforests.
Byron Bay — Byron Bay is a perfect destination for those who want to study English in a youthful but not too chaotic environment. Byron also offers job opportunities in hospitality and tourism. The lifestyle is relaxed and friendly: everybody in Byron Bay enjoys nature, culture and ‘the scene.
But Australia has far more to offer than its great cities. It also has a beautiful and diverse natural environment just waiting to be explored.
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