Why study in Australia
Over 2.5 million people have gone to Australia as international students, and many of them have gone out to
make a difference in the world. If you want to study something, you will be able to find it in Australia. Some of
the most popular fields to study are the natural sciences (biology, zoology, chemistry, etc), mathematics, engineering,
social sciences (sociology, anthropology, archaeology, psychology, etc), and medical fields (even MD’s and PhD’s).
If you want to study it, it’s likely that you can find a university in Australia that offers a program in it.
As of 2009, the Australia higher education system had 43 universities. 38 of the universities are public, 3 are private,
and 2 of them are Australian branches of universities that are located overseas. There are also 3 self-accrediting higher
education institutions. There are also dozens of smaller schools that do not grant any degrees or have accreditation – these
are private schools that focus on theology, business, information technology, natural therapies, hospitality, health, law and
Australia actually has some of the best colleges in the world. If you look at the list of the top 100 countries in the world,
you will find that eight of them are actually found in Australia, which is quite a feat when the country only has 23 million
residents. You also have a lot of choice when you come to Australia. There are over 1200 institutions found across the
entire country with 22000 courses.
You can study at all levels of education from primary and secondary school, to vocational education and training (VET),
from English language courses to higher education (including universities).
Right to work
International students studying in Australia are allowed to work 20 hours per week and unlimited hours during breaks.
. In the urban areas, you may be able to find internships and apprenticeships that are related to the field that you are
studying. Depending on what region of Australia you are living in, you may also be able to find employment in the
tourism industry, which can help you interact with people from all over the world that come to visit Australia.
Another reason to consider going to Australia as an international student is because there is a lot of scholarship money
available for you. The Australian government welcomes potential international students with open arms, and they actually
offer up to $250 million dollars a year in scholarships, grants, and other financial aid that is specially set aside for
In order to receive this aid, there are some things that you will have to do in terms of applications and grade requirements.
You can talk to the financial aid office at the university you are accepted to get more information about scholarships.
Even though many students go there for the high quality education, the academic life is only part of what you will experience
during your time in Australia. You need to make sure that you take advantage of all of the great things you can do during your
Where to live
People who have studied in Australia recommend that you get off campus and explore everything that the country has to
offer. Australia is a thriving country with culturally rich cities and amazing natural wonders that you can’t find in any other
part of the world. Take the time to enjoy all of the opportunities that are available for you to enjoy.
There are many reasons to get a qualification at an Australian college or university.
• Australia is the 3rd most popular international student destination in the world despite having a population of only 23 million;
• 8 out of 100 top universities in the world are Australian;
• Australian 1,100 institutions offer in total around 22,000 courses;
• 5 out of 30 best student cities in the world are in Australia
• Overall Australian cities tend to have mild climates in comparison to other cities in English-speaking countries.
Benefits of an international qualification include:
• Improving your English skills
• Making a career change
• Gaining international work experience
• Becoming competitive in the workplace
• A new life experience