Australia offers an amazing combination of the rugged Outback, the urban sophistication of cities like Sydney, and the laid-back nature of its coastal cities. Australia features unusual geological rock formations, unique wildlife, ancient fossils and Aboriginal rock carvings, while the semitropical rainforests and Great Barrier Reef offer enticing possibilities for exploration. Along the coasts, large cities provide plenty of opportunities for culture, sports and entertainment.
You can study at any one of 17 prestigious Australian universities. Consider experiencing the excitement of a large university in one of Australia’s metropolitan areas. Or, if you are looking for more personal attention, consider a smaller university off the beaten path. No matter where you choose to study, this unique country offers an unforgettable experience and excellent academic choices.
Study and Work
If you’re a working student on your home campus, Australia is the perfect study abroad destination. On your student visa, you can work up to 20 hours per week. Minimum wage in Australia is high, working conditions are good and there is opportunity to connect with locals outside of the academic environment. You can study abroad and earn money for whatever you need – supporting family at home, paying for necessities abroad, or funding a trip!
Australian universities are comprehensive and offer a very high quality education, so you can study any subject at nearly any location and know that you are learning at a top institution.
Explore the Natural Environment
While some parts of Australia are incredibly urban, you don’t have to travel far to experience the natural environment since Australia is one of the most bio diverse areas of the world. It’s an exciting place for science students to study, but all students will benefit from exploring various reaches of the country.
Experience Life in an Evolving Culture
While only a small portion of the current population, Australia’s indigenous people have one of the oldest cultures in the world. Australia considers itself a multicultural society despite its tumultuous immigration history through the 20th century. One quarter of the Australian population immigrated there, mostly from European countries.
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