Why Australia

10 Facts about Studying in Australia

1 Australia is a leading global education powerhouse with some of the world’s best facilities and educators; providing local and international students with a range of quality study options.

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Australia is the third most popular international student destination in the world despite having a population of only 23 million.

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There are more 22,000 courses available which are offered by 1,100 institutions.

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Seven out of one hundred top universities in the world are Australian ranked in the latest QS ranking (2014-15). The universities are: The Australian National University (25th) / The University of Melbourne (33th) / The University of Sydney (37th) / The University of Queensland (43th) / The University of New South Wales (48th) / Monash University (70th) / The University of Western Australia (89th) and The University of Adelaide (100th). http://The Australian University System Ranking is 8th in the world which is ahead of the UK / Germany / Japan and the Netherlands.

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The Australian University System Ranking is 8th in the world which is ahead of the UK / Germany / Japan and the Netherlands.

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Five out of thirty QS Best Student Cities in the world (2015) are in Australia. They are Melbourne (2nd) / Sydney (4th) / Canberra (21st) / Brisbane (23rd) / and Adelaide (29th) http://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2015#sorting=rank+custom=rank+order=desc+search

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The annual Government Investment on international scholarships is more than $200,000,000

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Australian universities feature in the top 50 ranked universities in the world in the following study areas: Arts & Humanities / Clinical / Pre-Clinical & Health / Engineering & Technology / Life Sciences / Physical Science and Social Science.

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There are more than 2,500,000 international alumni from Australian institutions that are making a difference around the world. Among them are 15 Nobel Prize laureate’s.

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Over 1,000,000,000 people around the world rely on Australian innovations every day. Examples include: Penicillin/ IVF/ Ultrasound / Wi-Fi / Bionic Ear/ Cervical Cancer Vaccine/ and the Black Box.