Getting education in a foreign country has multiple benefits. An experience of a distant land and exposure to a different culture enhances our knowledge and wisdom about the world, people and places. Studying in a foreign land means leaving the comfort of a familiar environment and facing new challenges which builds our resilience and makes us stronger for life and inculcates the habit of independent thinking. Australia is one of the leading destinations of international students for higher education. A beautiful country with an interesting mix of people, Australia is a magnet for international students, every year thousands of students from countries like China and India and European and Latin American countries leave their shores to study in Australia, to make a better career, to discover the world and discover their strengths and develop them for the life ahead.
The education system of Australia finds its roots in the British tradition of excellence. Australians honor good education and hence the Government gives priority to maintain highest standard among the Universities and the Institutions with a stringent accreditation system. Universities like University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, University of Adelaide, University of Queensland, Swinburne University of Technology and University of South Australia regularly make it to the top portion of the yearly rankings by the Times Higher Education. They offer a variety of programs in all levels of higher education like, IT, Science, Humanities, Business Management, Arts, Hospitality and Engineering. There are a lot of other benefits of study in Australia, students can work while they are studying full time courses in industries like IT and retail and administration, students get paid more for working in Sundays and Holidays.
The quality of Australian education is recognized worldwide, employers give priority to Australian degrees and an Australian educated candidate has a higher chance of landing a job than any other. The Australian education system prepares an individual for the global challenge; the programs are designed in a way that the student acquires applicable knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in the respective field. Australian professors encourage independent thinking and allow maximum opportunities to the students to express their ideas, and develop them with their own insight and expertise. The Australian campuses have great facilities and infrastructure, blooming with multicultural students’ communities, learning and sharing together and forming lifelong comradeships.
In Australia all Bachelor’s Degrees are of 3 years while professional degrees such as Engineering or degree with Honors are of 4 years. Master’s Degree’s duration would depend on the basis of your Bachelor’s Degree, normally the duration of the Master’s Degree is 1.5 to 2 years. Living cost in Australia is lower in respect to other developed countries and Australia is blessed by Mother Nature with wonderful outdoors, like beaches and deserts. To study in Australia is not just about building a great career, it’s also about giving a broad and fresh outlook to life.