Hundreds of thousands of international students from more than 50 countries of the world made Australia as their study destination because Australia has a well-structured education system. Here I am going to mention 10 key facts of Australian education system
- Australia is the third most popular international student destination in the world just behind the US and UK, according to the University College of London’s Centre for Global Higher Education.
- Around 700,000 international students made Australia as their home because Australia provides some unique benefits to international students such as high-quality education, easy access to student support services, multicultural society and fantastic lifestyle.
- Australia has six of the world’s top 100 universities. The University of Melbourne, Australian National University, University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of New South Wales and Monash University were all ranked in the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
- Australia has an outstanding higher education system. With over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, Australian education system is ranked 8th in the Universitas 2019 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, higher than France, Germany, Norway and Japan.
- International students report almost 90% satisfaction scores for their living and study experience in Australia according to the 2018 Department of Education International Student Survey.
- Seven of the best student cities in the world are in Australia. According to QS Best Student Cities 2019, almost all of Australian major cities – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast – are in the world’s top 100 student cities.
- The Australian Government has invested over A$300 million in scholarships for international students.
- Australia has over 2.5 million international alumni making a global difference.
- The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 rated Australian institutions highly in the following fields:
Arts & Humanities
Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health
Engineering & Technology
- Australian universities have produced 15 Nobel laureates. From the 1945 prize for the discovery of penicillin to the most recent prize in 2017 for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Australian graduates are high achievers.
Now you should choose Australia as your study destination. You may be Australia’s next Nobel laureate?
Source: Study in Australia, Australian Trade and Investment Commission