Why have you chosen Australia as your destination to study?
If you are seriously thinking about coming to study in Australia, this blog will explain everything you need to know about this beautiful country or as locals call it “the Land Down Under”
We know there are many other countries like Canada, New Zealand, USA where English is the native language so, why Australia?
According to statistics revealed by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) Australia is considered the 4th best destination for international students. This great country is definitely well known for its exotic animals such as Kangaroos and koalas, as well as its beautiful beaches and tropical climate. But, believe us, that is just the tip of the iceberg!
Australia is not just beaches and exotic animals as you might think. It has also wonderful landscape and big cities the most famous are Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
In this multicultural country you can go from very small towns to big cities, to live in front of the beach or in the mountains, to enjoy very hot and humid weather to really cold one! The best of all? You can find tourist attractions in almost every city.
According to Tourism statistics revealed in 2019, before COVID19 pandemic, more than 9 million people would come to Australia every year as tourists and along the way a good percentage of them would make plans to stay longer as international students. We see it every day with our clients! As soon as they start exploring and living the “aussie” experience they want to stay longer!
Australia is nowadays one of a few countries that has not been badly affected due to COVID19 pandemic in comparison to other countries around the world. Due to the effective management of the authorities, the levels of infection in Australia have been extremely low. In fact, it has been a role model for the rest of the countries.
Have I convinced you already? If still not sure, let me give you some other reasons of why you should choose Australia as your destination to study:
Life Quality in Australia: According to United Nations, Australia is considered the third best country to live by 2021, due to the high life expectation and socioeconomic well-being. Every person that comes to Australia rather stay than leave! In this beautiful country, everyone has work rights and the chance of good quality of life. It does not matter your background, occupation or gender; everyone will have the same opportunities and life quality!
Cultural Mix: Australia is home to many people from all around the world. Both, students and migrants who want to migrate to the country. This makes Australia extremely rich with high diversity and culture mix. You can even find restaurants and food from other countries too! How amazing is that?
In a classroom you can find a variety of nationalities which will force you to practice your English while you are studying at the best universities of the world.
Work rights:Not many countries allow foreigns to work if they are under “Student visa”. However, in Australia, as an international student you have the right to work 40 hours fortnightly. In many cities, this salary is even enough for a student to live beachfront! As an international student you will have a variety of jobs you can work at from hospitality industry to a job related to your occupation. In Australia many companies offer internships that will allow you, as an international student, to develop yourself in the field and get the experience you need for your future endeavours.
Safety: Australia is a very safe country with strict laws, and security measures in place to protect your safety and well-being.
Education: The Australian educational level is recognized worldwide for its excellent quality. 8 of the top 100 universities in the world are Australian. No wonder why Australia receives more than 10 million international students every year! On the education sector you have a variety of courses that goes from Vocational course to Bachelor, Master degrees and PhD. The majority of the Universities in Australia has also a range of scholarships that you could apply for and it is not only based on academic merit.
Depending on the course you are studying you might be able to then apply to a postgraduate visa which will allow you to work full time for 2 years. This is a great advantage and opportunity for you to find a job in your field and to put into practice the skills and knowledge learned in your course.
Have we convinced you already?? Too good to be truth you might think, right?
Then pack up your bags with some clothes, camera and sunscreen and see it for yourself!
See you soon mate!