It is the third most popular international students’ destination in the world despite the fact that it only has a population of around 23 million. There are around 22000 courses being offered to study in Australia. Its university system ranking is 9th with 8 out of 100 top universities from the world hailing from Australia. 5 out of 30 best student cities in the world are in Australia. The government of Australia invests more than 200 million Australian dollars on international scholarships annually. If you don’t want to study in the UK, Australia is the best option for you.
By studying in Australia, you will receive a qualification that’s sought after around the world. The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) provides an easy way for countries around the world to recognize your qualification, and issue the comparable qualifications for local use. In 2012, the Australian Government conducted a survey of current international students in collaboration with peak education bodies and state government education departments, which found out that:86% of international student respondents are ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with their study experience in Australia. 88% of international student respondents are ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with living in Australia
If you have any specific area of study which interests you, Australia has you covered. With at least one Australian university in the top 50 worldwide across the fields of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Life & Agricultural Sciences, Clinical Medicine & Pharmacy, Physics because of this impressive education pedigree, it’s not surprising there are now more than 2.5 million former international students who have gone on to make a difference after studying in Australia. Some of these students are among the world’s finest minds. In fact, Australia has produced 15 Nobel Prize laureates.
Being one of the most diverse and welcoming countries in the world, out of Australia’s 23 million population, almost half (47%) of all Australians were either born overseas or have one parent born overseas. Australia’s friendly attitude is matched by its economic stability. To date, the nation has experienced more than 20 years of continued economic growth. With all these wonderful attributes around Australia, it has good reasons to be happy. So much so, Australia was recently ranked as the fourth happiest country in the world behind only Norway, Denmark and Sweden.