Graduating from an Australian university is a great step towards achieving your dream job. Quality education in a beautiful, safe environment – see below for some hints on what Australia can offer you.
Australia is in the top 3 of the world’s most popular international student destinations
Of course, with the pandemic, students are not able to move around as much but pre-pandemic, Australia was set to overtake the UK to take the #2 spot, after the USA. Students flock to Australia for its top-quality education, student support, multicultural society and laidback lifestyle.
Six of the world’s top 100 universities are in Australia
Australian universities offer world-class programs, and actually six of them rank in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 Top 100; University of Melbourne, Australian National University, University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of New South Wales and Monash University. Australian universities also rank well in the The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 in the following subject areas; Arts and Humanities; Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, Education; Law; and Psychology.
One of the best higher education systems in the world
Australia offers excellent higher education opportunities. With over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, their education system is ranked 6th in the Universitas 2020 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, after Singapore, Sweden, UK, Canada and Finland.
Seven of the best student cities in the world are in Australia
Australian cities consistently rank in the list of the world’s best student cities. According to QS Best Student Cities 2019, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast all rank in the top 100.
Scholarships for international students
The Australian Government offers a range of different scholarships for international students. These include Australia Award and Destination Australia scholarships, as well as research-related scholarships; Australia Government Researching Training and Australian APEC Women in Research Fellowship. Check here for more information.
15 Nobel Peace Prizes from Australian university alumni
Australian graduates are high achievers and have won 15 Nobel Peace prizes over the years; from the 1945 prize for the discovery of penicillin to the most recent prize in 2017 for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
For more information on studying in Australia, check out the Study in Australia website.