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The Education Destination : The Education Destination
colleges provide quality-assured education with flexible study pathways. The teachers and lecturers are dedicated, culturally-aware and often multilingual. The internationally recognised qualifi cations gained in Perth will pave your way to a rewarding and successful career. The state’s practical approach to education, guided by teachers who are experts in their fi eld, ensures that you are taught the skills that are relevant to today’s ever-changing world. Universities – academic excellence WA has fi ve universities which offer a wide range of courses and speciality education. Curtin University of Technology is recognised as a leading education provider in the international arena with students from more than 105 different countries. It is active in research, development and consultancy, and enjoys an enviable reputation for forging close links with business, industry, government and the community. Curtin University is part of 68 major research centres and institutes, and is a principal member in 16 Commonwealth Cooperative Research Centres. Curtin also offers select courses at its regional campuses in Albany, Esperance, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Margaret River, Northam and Port Headland. Edith Cowan University (ECU) has won national and state awards in teaching, has a 5-star MBA ranking and conducts cutting-edge research that has real-world application. It runs over 28 different research centres in areas as diverse as human genetics and microelectronic engineering through to palliative care, literacy and social learning. As one of the larger universities in Australia, ECU has an enrolment of 21,000 students, including more than 3600 international students from over 94 countries. ECU also offers select courses at its regional campus in Bunbury. Murdoch University delivers excellence in education for all students in an award-winning, sustainable environment. This student-centred university has been ranked the best teaching campus of all Australian public universities and is the only Australian university to win a 5-star rating for Graduate Satisfaction from the Good Universities Guide for 12 out of the past 13 years. Murdoch’s fl exible, interdisciplinary outlook offers you the fl exibility to ‘design’ the best degree for your future. Murdoch also offers select courses at its regional campuses in Mandurah and Rockingham. The University of Notre Dame Australia is a private Catholic university located in the historic port city of Fremantle. It is noted for the excellence of its professional training in such areas as business, counselling, nursing, physiotherapy, arts and sciences, law, education, health sciences and ethics, and theology. The university has a close working relationship with the University of Notre Dame in the United States, which was directly associated with the Australian university’s establishment. Notre Dame also offers select courses at its regional campus in Broome. The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the premier university in the state. Established in 1911, UWAhas an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Amember of the prestigious Group of Eight universities, it is regarded as one of Australia’s top research institutions and > Australia: The Education Destination 57 Images courtesy of Perth Education City. WA’s education system is recognised around the globe as one of the best. WESTERN AUSTRALIA
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