Australia is a popular destination for foreign students. With a strong economy, there are a lot of work opportunities for many new graduates. A relaxed lifestyle and a high quality of education contribute to thecontinued growth of the Australian economy placing it as one of the strongest economies in the world with alow unemployment rate.
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Ranking, 2013, of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world, four cities are located in Australia, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne! This ranking considers such factors as stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.
World Class Universities
Australia has many world class universities. There are 19 Australian universities in the top400 best universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/2014. Australian universities arerenowned for taking a good care of students, their quality of academic support as well as consumer protection.
Opportunity to work and job placement after graduation
Many students have the opportunity to live in Australia after graduation. TheAustralian government recently changed the conditions for temporary working visas for graduates. The temporary working visa (subclass 485) allows graduates from undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD levels to work in Australia. A strong economy and low unemployment rate in Australia make it and attractive location for students. The staff at Australian Centre can advise you with information about these changes and can also provide with a wide range of other information thatmay be helpful to you.
Australia's national regulatory agency for the quality of higher education, the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), was established by the Australian Government to monitor and regulate higher education at university and non‐university levels. The set of standards developed by Independent Higher Education Standards Panel and the EducationServices for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act ensures:
-the welfare of all students
-the Quality of the educational experience of students
-that information provided to students is accurate and current