Canberra is Australia’s capital city, set around the magnificent Lake Burley Griffin. A multicultural and welcoming city, Canberra is also known by its official name of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

The Canberra region is recognised throughout the world for its concentration of educational and academic institutions and depth of intellectual talent. Both the Australian National University - regularly ranked as the country’s best university and among the top 20 in the world - and University of Canberra - whose graduates are among the nation’s most employable and best paid - are in the ACT.

As a smaller city, Canberra is able to offer a personalised service to international students in a unique environment.

Government schooling in Canberra is also leading the way in preparing young people for the opportunities and challenges of life. The ACT has one of the best public education systems in the country and students consistently rate among the best in Australia and the brightest in the world.

An international education in Canberra sets students apart from their peers and creates pathways to success in whatever direction they choose.

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Sydney and New South Wales (NSW) is one of the most harmonious multicultural areas in the Asia Pacific region. It offers great study locations for international students, an affordable lifestyle, modern transport networks, friendly people and a good climate.

The New South Wales Department of Education and Communities is Australia’s largest government school provider with over 150 years experience in public education. There are over 2,200 government schools in New South Wales. The department is proud of its reputation as a world leader in curriculum development, literacy and numeracy skills for schools and vocational education and training.

The NSW government school system offers a safe, secure and dynamic learning environment and a rich and rewarding experience. Schools are recognised for their excellent quality, high academic outcomes, broad range of academic and creative subjects and the innovative use of classroom digital technology. Students are taught 21st century learning skills to enable them to become independent learners and confident individuals preparing them for success. Teachers are highly-qualified university graduates and subject specialists. Classes are small, learning is student-centred and international students receive intensive English language support. Many international students matriculate to Australian universities.

NSW government schools offer a range of programs and study options:

  • The Graduate Program for high school students who want to complete secondary school in Australia
  • Study Abroad Programs for individual students wanting to study for one term, one semester or one year
  • Intensive English programs to assist students enrolling in NSW government high schools
  • Primary School Program
  • Study Tours – for groups of overseas students and professional learning programs for teachers

NSW Department of Education & Communities (Schools) CRICOS Provider: 00588M

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Study Brisbane is an initiative driven by Brisbane Marketing, in partnership with government and industry, for the economic, social and multicultural benefit of Brisbane’s international education sector.

The program promotes the greater city of Brisbane as one clearly branded destination – Australia’s new world city – in a way that helps attract international students and enhance the experiences of those who live here.

Brisbane has a reputation as one of Australia’s safest, cleanest and greenest capital cities. Study Brisbane welcomes students to Brisbane through the Brisbane Airport Welcome, City Welcome Festival, the Brisbane International Student Ambassador program, the Lord Mayor’s International Student Friendship Ceremonies and numerous student support, communication and inclusion programs.

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The City for Learning and Living - The Gold Coast, ‘where the WORLD comes to learn’ has a strong reputation for quality education in a safe and friendly environment, making the Gold Coast the first choice for many Australian and international students; offering a traditional and contemporary range of innovative study programs through numerous providers.

The city has some of Australia’s finest education facilities and is home to four universities, private colleges, English language institutions, high schools and the largest regional TAFE in Queensland. It is no wonder this city has been branded, ‘the city for learning and living’.

In addition, being one of Australia’s youngest and fastest growing urban centres there is superb infrastructure in place and it is continually growing.

  • The Gold Coast is home to four universities which all bring a strong multicultural atmosphere allowing students to not only study in this iconic destination, but also learn about other cultures all whilst studying in a safe and friendly environment.
  • Vocational Education and Training providers offer advanced entry into universities and a broad range of specialist qualifications for a wide variety of professions and trades.
  • Some of Australia’s finest primary and secondary education facilities reside on the beautiful Gold Coast.
  • The Gold Coast offers our English language learners a wide-variety of modern, high quality ELICOS institutions, from university affiliated English language institutes to superbly run and resourced private English language schools.
  • The Gold Coast proudly offers numerous reputable institutions offering certificate and diploma qualifications, with many offering pathways to Gold Coast, Queensland and interstate universities.

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South Australia is known as a world-class study destination, which warmly welcomes international students. Each year, students from more than 130 countries are attracted by Adelaide’s quality education opportunities and enviable lifestyle.

Adelaide is building a solid reputation as Australia’s learning city. It is Australia’s Nobel Prize capital, having produced more winners of this prestigious prize than any other capital, and about 100 Rhodes scholars. This brand of excellence is continually reinforced by its three public universities – The University of South Australia, Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. In practical terms, it is further strengthened by the state vocational education and training provider, TAFE SA.

The international education market has also started to take notice, including some of the world’s pre-eminent universities. Carnegie Mellon University from the United States and University College London have both established campuses in Adelaide.

Teaching and learning is just part of the story as Adelaide’s support of international students is unmatched. The city boasts Australia’s most comprehensive student support program, the centrepiece being a year-long calendar of free and discounted events. This is just one reason why students are voting Adelaide as ‘the friendly city’.

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Tasmania is Australia’s island state. Located south of the Australian mainland, Tasmania offers world-class courses and facilities, a safe and inspiring environment for study, and unique experiences in a place like no other.

Tasmania has education options available for students of all ages. Complete high school at one of Tasmania’s government or independent schools; study for Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas with pathways to university at the government-run vocational provider TasTAFE; earn a Bachelor Degree, Masters, or PhD at the University of Tasmania; or improve your English language skills at one of the state’s government or private English language providers.

Choose to study in one of three Tasmanian cities: Hobart (Tasmania’s Capital City), Launceston, or Devonport. Our modern, vibrant cities are safe, welcoming and secure. Tasmania has very strong community bonds, and is small and friendly. Getting around is easy; there are no traffic jams and our state is free from pollution – in fact, Tasmania officially has the cleanest air in the world. As a student in Tasmania, you will pay less for accommodation, transport and everyday items.

With a population just over 500,000 people, Tasmania has a reputation for being an extremely friendly place. In 2012, Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart, was voted the second friendliest city in the world in a survey by Conde Nast. Lonely Planet also named Hobart one of the ‘World’s Top Ten Cities to visit’ in 2012.

Tasmania is a place where its cities meet the sea. Well-recognised for its clean, natural environments, Tasmania’s island landscape and temperate climate means that it has a thriving aquaculture industry, and is a leading producer and harvester of gourmet seafood, cheeses, dairy products and fruit. It also means that Tasmania is a vital gateway to the Antarctic, and is a centre for Southern Ocean and polar research.

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Melbourne and regional Victoria are a perfect blend of economic strength and intellectual dynamism, with a lifestyle that is envied around the world.

Victoria’s greatest asset is its people, who come from more than 200 countries and speak over 230 languages and dialects. Victoria’s rich cultural diversity, talented people, world-class education and superior infrastructure attracts tens of thousands of students from around the world each year to make the state of Victoria a global leader in research, education and vocational training.

Melbourne has been ranked the world’s most liveable city for three years in a row, according to the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit.

Victoria has given the world four Nobel Prize winners in medicine and physiology. To this day, the tradition continues in this global centre for excellence in education, research and innovation.

Choosing Victoria means choosing a superior education while enjoying life in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan, liveable destinations. Learn more about the benefits of living and studying in Victoria.

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Education is the quality that defines our next generation, and choosing where to study is an important decision.

Study Perth is your guide to finding the right place to start your future. We work with education institutions at all levels, from primary to university, and across all fields, from Environmental Studies to English courses, in Perth, Western Australia.

Perth offers a unique place to study, at a unique point in its history. The driving force of the Australian economy, our city attracts leading thinkers and teachers from around the world, reaching international standards of excellence in education and industry. Our cultural life has flourished alongside the economy and we are now Australia’s western hub for the arts, travel and recreation.

Perth offers what other cities can’t – the chance to be part of a growing, economically thriving city which stills holds lifestyle, safety and community as important traditions.

We have just begun the journey into Perth’s new future, and we invite you to join us. Now is your time. Be part of it.

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