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The Education Destination : The Education Destination
Institutions provide support services for international students to help them settle in. Above: You’ll fi nd many accommodation options in Sydney and other NSW cities. Image courtesy of NSW Tourism. Right: Institutions organise cultural and social events for their students. Image courtesy of Sydney Adventist College, NSW. by India (7866), The Republic of Korea (3076), Hong Kong (3067), Nepal (2391) and Indonesia (2380). Students come from over 160 countries with the largest recent increase from Saudi Arabia. NSW universities have strong support facilities for international students. Vocational institutes – skills for the global workplace NSW has a range of government and private vocational institutes offering courses that give you practical skills for the global workplace. The government TAFE (Technical and Further Education) institutes have 130 campuses across the state and there are more than 130 private vocational institutes. TAFE NSW is the largest provider of skills-based training in Australia. There are 10 TAFE institutes throughout NSW with 32 metropolitan campuses and 100 regional campuses. From the 250 courses available, you’ll fi nd a course to meet your career goals. Some of the most popular courses include information technology, management and commerce, design and multimedia, commercial cookery, hospitality management and engineering. 22 Gain a top-quality education in one of the world’s truly magnificent cities. At both TAFE and private vocational colleges, you can study for a certifi cate, diploma or advanced diploma. While some private colleges offer a wide range of subject areas, others focus on a particular fi eld (eg music production, journalism, natural medicine, sports), giving students a more in-depth approach. Around 71,075 international students are enrolled in the vocational sector across NSW. Indian students make up the majority of enrolments followed by China, Nepal, Thailand and South Korea. AUSTRALIAN STATE PROFILES
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