by clicking the arrows at the side of the page, or by using the toolbar.
by clicking anywhere on the page.
by dragging the page around when zoomed in.
by clicking anywhere on the page when zoomed in.
web sites or send emails by clicking on hyperlinks.
Email this page to a friend
Search this issue
Index - jump to page or section
Archive - view past issues
The Education Destination : The Education Destination
Melbourne is a vibrant, multicultural city with residents from more than 140 nations. Students from all over the world come to study in Victoria. More than 133,000 international students are enrolled in the state, with the largest numbers from India, China, Malaysia, Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan and Singapore. Universities with a global outlook Victoria has nine world-class universities with multiple campuses throughout the state and thousands of courses on offer. The universities each have their own speciality areas in research, teaching and facilities. All have dedicated support for international students with international offices providing a range of services. Some Victorian universities focus on innovative courses and industry partnerships while others are developing research breakthroughs. For example, one university had international breakthroughs in pioneering IVF technology and in developing drugs to combat malaria and influenza. The Victorian universities are: Australian Catholic University; Deakin University; La Trobe University; Monash University; RMIT University; Swinburne University of Technology; University of Ballarat; University of Melbourne; and Victoria University. These universities are part of a global society and interact with other organisations around the world. When you study at a Victorian university, you’ll be gaining insights on an international level. The most common areas of study for international students are management and commerce, information technology, and engineering and related technologies. But you can choose a course in any fi eld from medicine and science to fi lm and creative arts to sport and recreation. > Victorian universities Australian Catholic University – www.acu.edu.au Deakin University – www.deakin.edu.au La Trobe University – www.latrobe.edu.au Monash University – www.monash.edu.au RMIT University – www.rmit.edu.au Swinburne University of Technology – www.swinburne.edu.au University of Ballarat – www.ballarat.edu.au University of Melbourne – www.unimelb.edu.au Victoria University – www.vu.edu.au Victorian Department of Education – www.education.vic.gov.au Top: Victoria is a state of diversity with sophisticated cities, mountain regions, farmlands, rivers and spectacular coastlines. Above: Melbourne is a vibrant, multicultural city with residents from more than 140 nations. Images courtesy of Vision Victoria. Australia: The Education Destination 33 VICTORIA
Australia The Education Destination 2010