The Australian approach to vocational and technical education is now recognised as among the best and most innovative in the world.
EducationAs of 2009, the Australia higher education system has 41 universities. Out of those 41 universities, 37 of the universities are public, 2 are private, and 2 of them are Australian branches of universities that have their main campuses overseas. There are also 3 self-accrediting higher education institutions that you can consider.
The good news is, Australia offers a lot of money to international students – upwards of $500 million AUD per year. Austrade maintains a website entitled Study in Australia, which provides information for international students studying and living in Australia. You can locate information on Australian education providers, courses, scholarship programs, testimonials from international students and other general information on studying in Australia. Student visa applicants are required to provide the results of an English language test.
- The Australian approach to vocational and technical education is now recognised as among the best & most innovative in the world.
- Facilities for teaching, training and research are world-class in terms of state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, outstanding libraries and modern technology.
- Australian qualifications are recognised by employers and leading educational institutions in many countries.
- The multicultural nature of Australian society means international students are readily accepted by other students, and teachers are experienced in teaching classes to students from many countries.
- In Australia, a student gets value for money in terms of cost of living. The conversion factor is cheaper compared to the UK or US.