Australia – The Next Big Destination in Higher Studies
The land ‘Down Under’ is quickly transforming itself into world’s most preferred foreign education destination. Australia, an island destination, was redundant few decades ago. But with discoveries and innovations coming from the general population, the country took a leap into the next dimension collectively becoming one of the most advanced nations in the world. This took effect on their education system, which improved drastically by the turn of the century. Australia, today, has some of the top universities in the world and Australian Education is reputable and globally accepted.
We understand that many people reading this blog will be interested in knowing more than just a few lines about the Australian Education. Hence, we decided to compile data and make a listicle for you so you can understand what you are opting for when you pick Australia as your ideal student destination.
Here is a list of top-10 reasons which makes Australia one of the best study destinations.
- Quality of Education – Of course, we were going to put this first. Australia has at least 25 universities in world’s top-500 university as of 2018 QS World University Rankings. If we can’t convince you with this fact, then let us draw your attention to the top-5 Australian Universities in world’s top-100; The Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, The University of Queensland and The Sydney University.
- Quality of living – The standard of living in Australia is too high. It is one of the most developed countries in the world with an HDI of 0.939; the second best in the world. This means the overall living conditions in the country is far more superior than the US and the UK.
- Reputation and Recognition – The country Down Under has revolutionized a lot of things lately. Their education and research is one. Australian education is a benchmark for quality and innovation where the educational community consistently pushes the envelope for a greater change.
- Scholarship benefits – Australian universities also have the best scholarship offers for students. These scholarships are beneficial as it helps you to sort your finances out without applying for loans at really high rates.
- Cost of living – The cost of living may be slightly high if you are planning to move to Australia from an economically inferior country like India but that doesn’t mean you will not get your value for money. Australia has one of the best and most suitable living conditions in the world for students.
- Opportunities – Australia has tons of opportunities for the doers. The country keeps its doors open for those who wish to grow and flourish and contribute to the community. The nation has a wide range of sectors that hire talents from countries like India. So if you think you are cut out for Australian white collar hustle and beers, you SHOULD apply!
- Research – Australians invest billions every year in research and technological advances. This means the country clearly values science and medicine over anything else. In coming years, these investments are only going to pay them off.
- Australian society – For someone who is far away from home, Australia can be a warm spot with lovely people surrounding you. The society in general respects outsiders and considers them an equal part of the eco-system.
- Culture and Arts – Australia has a diverse culture, unlike most countries. One can still find many native Australian communities who still practice their rituals and wonderful art forms. This is definitely something admirable about the country.
- Nightlife – Just because you are student does not mean you can’t have fun. Australia has a charming nightlife with many activities happening around the cities. Here, you can socialize and interact with a variety of people who are from different walks of life. Nightlife does not have to be about being at a party. But if you don’t want to do anything else, you can party too.
So, that was our list of ten things which we think makes Australia a great destination for foreign education. Let us know your reasons and you can tell us what topic we should choose next.