Australia is increasingly becoming a very attractive destination for international students, with numbers increasing every year, and it is currently the third highest in the English speaking countries. This increase is not just due to luck, but to the following 10 reasons:
10: Internationally reconised degrees
Australia’s certificates and degrees are recognised by other schools and universities around the world almost hassle free. This is because Asutralia strives to maintain world-class education accross the board.
9: A lot to choose from
Australian colleges and universities offer a wide variety of pathways and majors to choose from. The only difficulty is then in choosing what to study.
For all technology buffs out there, Australia is usually one of the first countries to implement, innovate or come up with new technologies. For example, the Brisbane airport is one of the first in the wolrld to start accepting cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin) as payment.
7: Working on a student visa
While students are not encouraged to rely on their work in Australia to provide for themselves and pay their tuition fees, international students are allowed to work for 40 hours fortinightly (every two weeks) whenever courses are in session and unlimited hours during institution holidays.
6: Tuition and cost of living
With tuitions in Australia being typically lower than those in the UK and the USA, students can benefit from one of the highest standards of living in the world.
5: Top ranking universities
With Australia having 43 universities, 6 of which rank in the top 100 universities worldwide, international students can rest assured that they are getting the best education out there.
4: Experience an abundance of cultures
Australia is a very welcoming place for international students because a huge percentage of the Australian population is from international roots. In most capital cities, you will definitely be able to find someone who speaks your language and understands you.
3: Unlimited experiences
The Australian landscape has so much to offer. From rainforests to scorching deserts to snow to underwater reefs, you will always be able to do what you love and try new things.
2: Discover and Explore
Australia is known for its breakthroughs in many fields, and this is due to the fact that Australians prize research and encourage it.
1: Safety First
Being one of the safest countries in the world due to strict gun control regulations and a very friendly population, your parents back home can rest assured that you are in safe hands.
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