Why Study in Australia?
1. Globally recognised courses and institutions
Australian universities are ranked in top 100 universities in the world and provide a range of quality study options with reputable educational environment. Also, you can get wonderful opportunities and experience through Australia’s world-class education system. In fact, Australia has produced 15 Nobel Prize laureates and every day over 1 billion people around the world rely on Australian discoveries and innovations to make their lives, and the lives of others, better. Therefore, Australian university graduates are recognized as qualified employees by employers across the globe.
2. Best Environment for Education
Australia has diverse landscapes, beautiful coastlines, vast outback and modern cities. 5 cities of Australia are in top 30 best student cities in the world. Also, the lifestyle and quality of living in Australia is among the best in the world. Several of Australia’s capital cities regularly rank among the world’s ‘most liveable’ cities. In 2018, the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Survey found that three Australian cities ranked in the world's top ten most liveable cities. Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide ranked 2nd, 5th and 10th respectively. And Australian cities are safe and clean, with low crime rates.
3. Better value for money
Study costs in Australia are considerably lower than other major destinations such as the United States and United Kingdom. Most Australian bachelor degree courses can be completed in three years and even less if the education provider works on a trimester system. This means that you can save tuition fees and living costs if you choose to study in Australian rather than in the US or the UK. Also, for student visa holders, paid tuition fees are secured by Australian law, Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act protects. If student is unable to continue study at student’s enrolled school, tuition fee is refundable or transferred to other education institution.
Australia has a special system of health cover for international students called Overseas Students Health Cover(OSHC). It will help you pay for medical or hospital care and contribute towards the cost of most prescription medicines and an ambulance in an emergency.
4. Multicultural and Diverse society
Australia is extremely welcoming towards international students, and celebrates the various cultures because of its trait. Australia’s vibrant multiculturalism stems from a combination of Indigenous cultures, early European settlement and mass immigration. Nowadays, various races and people from all over the world live in Australia and harmonise with Australian unique multicultural society.
Australia is proud of the diversity of its people and enjoys the variety of different cultures and foods. Australia is also a secular country, meaning that there is no official religion. Each capital city has places of worship for religions from around the world. Australians value freedom, diversity, equality and peacefulness. These mean that no matter who you are, where you are from, what religion you believe.
5. Rights to work
Student visa allows international students to work for up to 40 hours per fortnight while their course is in session. Moreover, there will be unrestricted hours for working during any scheduled course break, students can work as much as they want.
6. Opportunity to Learn English in daily life
Australia is one of English-speaking countries in the world. People always speak English everywhere for daily life. This is an advantage for international students who want to improve their English. They are always exposed to English speaking environment. This environment encourages international students to learn English faster and easier.
Sources : http://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/usa/why-australia