Deciding to study abroad is a big decision. Beyond leaving your friends and family behind, you may also be challenged by thoughts of what and where you will study. Top universities, incredible nature, vibrant cities, quality of life and several oceans are just some of the reasons why many international students choose Australia to study. 

Living and studying in Australia means encountering many opportunities; it is a young, multicultural and open country with an ever-growing economy. International students have a wide variety of choices when it comes to studying in Australia. It’s a home to more than 40 universities in total and six Australian universities ranking in the internationally renowned top 100.

Since Australia’s universities are some of the top ranked in the world, it’s no surprise that they offer a multitude of different degrees and majors. Whether you are studying engineering or English, medicine or Mathematics, there are plenty of different options and combinations to choose from when studying in Australia. Some Australian universities may offer internships or work opportunities to their students.

Australian universities are located in both rural and urban settings which may help students to get exposure in different areas by moving. Australians speak English, which makes it easy for most international students to understand and be understood.

If you truly enjoy your time studying in Australia, you may be tempted to stay on longer. Students are allowed to work part time while studying and full time work opportunities are available during vacations.  Australia also offers a Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) that allows some international students to stay in Australia and continue to work after they have graduated. International study in Australia offers a wide range of rewarding experiences as well as the possibility for a world-class education.