To study abroad is a major undertaking by itself. Add to that leaving your home country, family and friends behind; it becomes almost scary proposition. However, to be a global citizen, an international degree and network developed during the time of study is invaluable. Deciding what to study and where to study is especially important for smooth transition into your new life abroad. Australia is one of the most popular destinations for international students worldwide and it is not without its reasons.
Today, we will look at just five major reasons as to why you should study at Australia.
- Great Selection of Universities and Colleges
You will have a large variety of choice when it comes to selecting an education provider in Australia. Australia is home to 125 registered higher education providers including 43 universities among which 6 are ranked among top 100 in the world. You can study a multitude of degrees be it Engineering, Mathematics, English, Accounting, Information technology, Nursing, Social Work and the list goes on. There is something for everyone in Australia and you will find something that strikes your fancy for sure.
- Simplified Student Visa
Australia offers streamlined process for student visa (subclass 500) and you can get it easily if you have a genuine intention to study. While you must fulfil several requirements like get accepted into a provider, have sufficient financial capacity to study, satisfy Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) criterion, have adequate Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) among few, these are easy for a genuine student to manage.
- Multicultural Offerings
It would not be a stretch to call Australia a giant melting pot of cultures. You can find people and culture from almost every nook and cranny of the world in Australia. This gives you the perfect opportunity to get out of your comfort zone, experience new things and give sense of belonging in this large multicultural setting. This will expand your horizons, develop your network and provide you with unique experiences that play a vital role in shaping you as an adaptable global citizen.
- Easy Communication
Australians speak English and it makes your day to day communication once you get to Australia a lot easier. Australian English has its own set of slangs and intricacies which might take some time for you to grasp but once you do, there is no version of English that is shorter and fun than Australian English. If you are having some difficulties understanding the slang, just ask your Aussie mate. They will eb more than happy to set you straight.
- Wonderful Job Opportunities
More than 98% of people enjoy their time studying in Australia and tend to stay for two more years on Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) if their previous study permits it. You will stay here too, and you can gain invaluable industry experience during that time and build an even better, bigger network here.
Australia has not become the first choice of international students without a reason. You will find some more reasons to love this wonderful place once you come here but for now, we are pretty sure you are sold.