Australia is the third most popular international student destination in the world. Australia is currently home to nearly 700,000 international students. That’s an 11% increase in international student numbers from 2017.
Australia is setting international standards for excellence in education. We have six of the world’s top 100 universities.
The Australian education sector comprises world-leading education institutions, premium training facilities, and outstanding lecturers and student support services.
Australian institutions provide an education designed to help you succeed in the global workforce. An Australian qualification will make you very attractive to potential employers in Australia, at home, and around the world.
Our universities encourage international students to think big. Every year, students from around the world graduate from our institutions with high-quality qualifications in almost every field. Australian graduates are sought after by employers worldwide and they often go on to achieve great success.
Live and study in safety
Australian cities have some of the lowest crime rates in the world, and our streets and public spaces are open and safe. There are many options for accommodation: you can live in purpose-built student villages, homestays, private rentals, share-houses, or boarding school accommodation.
Australians have a reputation for being friendly and welcoming, with an open and informal approach to life, while also showing respect for the rights and freedoms of others. Australia has a very high standard of living, with the quality of education, healthcare, transport, infrastructure, and government services all well above international averages.
If you decide to stay in Australia
You may be eligible to undertake post-study work to put your newly gained knowledge to use and gain local work experience. Education providers and government bodies help connect students with potential employers at careers fairs, employment hubs, job boards, and industry networking events in every state and territory. The support, advice, and opportunities you access can be a real advantage as you launch your career.