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The Education Destination : The Education Destination
Western Australia In Western Australia, you’ll have a study experience like no other explains Perth Education City. Western Australia (WA) is truly the authentic Australian experience. WA is famous for its long days of sunshine and brilliant white beaches. It has also gained global recognition for its booming economy, record low unemployment rate and advanced developments in science and technology. The capital, Perth, has a long tradition of welcoming international students and attracts over 42,000 student enrolments from more than 140 countries. A city of blue skies and friendliness Perth offers a unique learning environment that nurtures creativity and provides access to unrivalled academic resources and state-of-the-art facilities. You will find everything you need to achieve your potential… all in a city famed for its friendliness! Perth is nestled in a picturesque natural amphitheatre, bordered by Kings Park botanical gardens and the beautiful Swan River. It is ranked the world’s fourth “most liveable city” 56 by The Economist (2008) and was recently voted as one of the world’s “top ten future cities” (Lonely Planet 2006). The city offers one of the highest standards of living in the world, and yet is more affordable than many other study destinations. International students receive a 40% discount on all public transport, and buses within Perth’s city centre are free for everyone! The Mediterranean climate, less crowded population and less traffi c congestion have resulted in perfect blue skies and a pollution-free environment. Perth also enjoys a relatively low crime rate compared to other major cities, making its campuses, transport and city streets safe and secure. World-class education WA’s education system is recognised around the globe as one of the best. Its fi ve world-class universities and wide variety of schools, vocational institutes and English language AUSTRALIAN STATE PROFILES
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