What Makes Australia a Great Study-Abroad Destination?

What Makes Australia a Great Study-Abroad Destination?

While deciding where to study-abroad, students should not only focus on the academic perspective, but also on some other perspectives that will ensure their smooth stay and help them settle down in the most convenient manner. While the options are huge in number when making a decision, the “best options’ are a handful in number. And one of the best options can be Australia. But why is it so? Following are some of the undeniably best reasons as to what makes Australia a great study-abroad destination. 


Safety and Security 

One of our basic instincts is that whenever we shift to a new place for accommodation purposes, be it permanent or temporary, we always look for a secure and safe place. You might be wondering why start with any such thing? Well, for your kind information, the crime rates in the Australian cities are some of the lowest in the world. The streets and public places are open and safe. Options for accommodations include : purpose-built student villages, share-houses, private rentals, homestays, boarding schools, etc. So, whenever you move to Australia for study purposes, you need not worry about the safety and security issues! You can solely focus on your academic studies! When the whole world is suffering from chaos and nuisance, this can be, my friend, one of the prime reasons why you should be moving to Australia for academic purposes.


Welcoming Attitude 

Besides, Australia prides herself on being a friendly and welcoming country. Individual Freedom, Rights of the Citizens and most importantly Visitors are all protected under a transparent legal system. Being a Multicultural society, Australians have respect for others no matter who they are or where they come from. For your information, almost 30% of Australians are born overseas! This has enriched the country with nationalities and cultures from all over the world.


Close to Nature 

When you land in Australia, the first thing you’ll notice is the fresh air and blue skies. Their long history of environmental protection and sustainability has resulted in clean cities and regional centers with plenty of greenery and comparatively lower air pollution. A range of rare experiences are offered by the diverse natural environment, which include– relaxation on the golden beaches, visiting  national parks for ventures and seeing unique plants and animals, and exploring the untamed outback of course! Who wouldn’t want to enjoy such rare experiences while passing through his/her study period? Stressed? Tensed? Visit the perks or beaches, breathe the fresh air and relax! 


High Living Standard

Australia has some of the most livable cities in the world which are consistently ranked top. The infrastructures, healthcare, quality of education, transport and government services are all rated higher than the international averages.

Being a technologically advanced country which possesses a strong, globally competitive economy, one can enjoy all the benefits of high living standard life in Australia. 


Easily Available Student Support 

On the other hand, if you go through academic or accommodation problems as an International student and need support, numerous Australian institutions are available there to help you settle into your new life in Australia. These institutions are strictly obliged to maintain quality control and government accreditation measures, and hence, they are bound to provide you with the best service. Most of the cities have dedicated student support centers and you’ll always get help from them. The Australian ESOS ACT (Education Services for Overseas Students) framework enforces by law the protection of the rights of International students studying in Australia. Therefore, no worries regarding settling down as a new student on a foreign soil! 


Quality Education and Professional Experience

And finally, the most important reason. Australia provides you with world class education which is designed to help you succeed in the global workforce. An Australian Qualification turns one as an attractive candidate to their potential employer, be it in Australia, at home or in any part of the world! Many degrees or vocational courses come with hands-on industry experiences or internships, which helps a student gain practical experience and knowledge on the given sector. Besides, while studying, students can work upto 20 hours per week during the semester and on semester breaks they can work full-time! This also helps them gain professional experiences while still being a student. They not only gain academic knowledge, but also face the real world, gain real life experiences and become more responsible and mature as a person.


These are a few prime reasons which makes Australia a great place to study. There are loads of other reasons too which can be discussed and described but it  might take a whole day! The ones discussed above are the core ones and valid enough for someone to make the right decision. 

So what are you waiting for? 

The choice is all yours!

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