Australia has a lot to offer than the usual expectations; the Kangaroos and Koalas, clean environment and highest quality of living. It is the largest country in Oceania and sixth-largest country by total area. It is a megadiverse country and its size gives it a wide variety of landscapes; with deserts in the center, tropical rainforests in the north-east and mountain ranges in the south-east. It is a highly developed country with the world’s 14th-largest economy and with the world’s tenth-highest per capita income. Austalia’s Melbourne city is the most livable city according to The Economist receiving a perfect score for healthcare, education, and infrastructure.
The number of students opting to study in Australia is growing exponentially worldwide and Nepal is no behind in this respect. According to the Department of Education, Australian universities, private colleges, English language courses, and schools registered a combined 542,054 enrolments in the year 2018. It is a global hub where diversity is celebrated. Australia is a dynamic and vibrant country with energetic and friendly people. Multicultural Australia is English-speaking and safe and friendly society in which students can learn and travel freely. In this respect, every year hundreds and thousands of Nepalese land in Australia with golden aspirations and dreams.
Here are the top 10 reasons why Australia can be the best destination for study:
Global recognition of qualification
Australian degrees are the most sought after degree and are recognized by employers and leading educational institutions in many countries around the world. In many cases, the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) covers the courses and training undertaken by international students in Australia. International employers know that the AQF stands for a world-class education in modern and technologically advanced society. The impressive reputation of the Australian education system is highly regulated by the government in order to keep up with the standard. Likewise, the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR) recognizes students’ qualifications from other countries.
Quality of Education
According to the University Ranking of Quacquarelli Symonds, the Australian National University, the University of Melbourne, the University of New South Wales, the University of Queensland, and the University of Sydney are among the 50 best universities of the world. Students are taught by industry experts and are provided with real-world skills that will be invaluable to them upon graduation. Australian universities are known for the high quality of their teaching and research, thus making it a world-class education provider in the world.
For those who want to offset their living expenses, the Australian government allows international students to work up to 20 hours per week. During semester breaks you could even work full time. You can find part-time jobs that show a connection to your studies, e.g. in agencies or companies. Not only this, the workings broadens the skills of students and allows them to pursue their interest.
Easy accessibility to Visa
As compared to most of countries, one can get the visa easily. Foreign students coming to Australia can take part in the “Overseas Student Program”. However, all the basic requirements for visa lodging are expected to be met. In many cases, educational consultancies like Grace International is providing assistance in Visa.
The scholarship opportunity is provided by many universities for international students. Australia Awards Scholarships, Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards, International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) and many other scholarships are offered by universities across Australia.
Almost 30% of the people living in Australia are immigrants, which influences the cultural diversity of the country. Australian people are known as sociable, open and relaxed so you can easily make friends with everybody.
Living a new city can be a very enriching experience in itself. Also, you can make life long friendships, be independent and pave your path towards the future.