Why study in Australia
A great place to live and study
Australia is a safe, inclusive and supportive study environment, where you will feel welcomed and inspired.
Australians have a reputation for being friendly and welcoming, with an open and informal approach to life, while also showing respect for the rights and freedoms of others. Australia has a very high standard of living, with the quality of education, healthcare, transport, infrastructure and government services all well above international averages.
Australia has a reputation as a safe place to live, with the streets and public spaces of Australian cities offering security and freedom not always found in other parts of the world. In fact, Australian cities have some of the lowest crime rates in the world. Whether you’re in a city, town or regional area, your Australian experience will be hugely rewarding.
When you study here, you will join hundreds of thousands of students from Australia and around the world - including many from your home country - who are discovering new friends and exciting opportunities.
We believe collaboration is key to our students’ success. You will work closely with classmates, researchers, instructors and other faculties. In many cases, you can gain hands-on industry experience through placements and internships. This combination of teamwork, shared learning, and industry focus will strengthen your career and postgraduate study prospects.
A government survey found around 87% of international students were satisfied or very satisfied with their study experience and life in Australia.
Australia is known globally as one of the world’s most diverse and welcoming countries.
Of Australia’s 24 million population, almost half (47%) of all Australians were either born overseas or have one parent born overseas, with more than 260 languages spoken in Australian homes. In addition to English, the most common are Mandarin, Italian, Arabic, Cantonese and Greek.
Australia is the biggest island in the world, the sixth biggest country in the world in land area, and the only nation to govern an entire continent. There are more than 500 national parks and more than 2,700 conservation areas, ranging from wildlife sanctuaries to Aboriginal reserves. There are also 20 UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu National Park, Lord Howe Island Group, Tasmanian Wilderness, Fraser Island and the Sydney Opera House.
Many people around the world know Australia for being a beautiful country but we also enjoy world-class quality of living, with six of our cities in the top 40 cities in the world. Our education system is among the world’s best with safe, friendly communities from coast to coast.
Experience a cutting edge Australian education and get ready for a world of learning and career opportunities in a safe, welcoming environment.