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The Education Destination : The Education Destination
Victoria has study opportunities around the state, not just in Melbourne. Many students enjoy living in a smaller city in the countryside. Above: For a state-of-the-art education in a fantastic setting, Victoria is the place to be! Right: Melbourne, and the state of Victoria, has activities of all kinds to suit every student, their interest and their budget. Image courtesy of Vision Victoria. You can easily get around the state from Geelong, with a daily rail service which connects Geelong to Melbourne and the national rail system. Regular bus travel is available throughout the region and onto Melbourne. Around Victoria – relaxed lifestyle with a great education There’s more to Victoria than the cities of Melbourne and Geelong. There are study options all over the state in regional cities and towns. The historic city of Ballarat is an educational and business hub boasting a university and other colleges and well-known private schools. Many international students enjoy the quiet, relaxed lifestyle of living in a small city in the countryside. You can still enjoy café, restaurants and shopping but you have all the benefi ts of the countryside as well. Students say that living in a smaller city and attending a smaller university means getting to know more people and fi nding out about the local community. A number of universities have campuses around the state so you can go to a world-class university in a regional location. Tertiary institutions can be found in many regional centres including Melton, Sunbury, Ballarat, Warrnambool, Bendigo, Beechworth, Shepparton and Wodonga. 42 Across Victoria, you’ll fi nd a wide range of natural tourist attractions with activities such as bushwalking, skiing, rock- climbing, water sports and watching penguins. Victoria also has many cultural, social and sporting festivals and events all year round. For a state-of-the-art education in a picturesque setting with entertainment galore, Victoria really is the place to be! ¦ AUSTRALIAN STATE PROFILES
Australia The Education Destination 2010