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The Education Destination : The Education Destination
Welcome! attracts researchers of world-standing. UWAalso attracts the highest calibre of students and in 2006, 82.7% of the top 5% of school leavers in WAchose UWA. WA is the perfect place for aspiring scientists! The state’s five universities are at the forefront of science and technology, and are involved in cutting-edge research projects with other leading institutions around the globe. If you study science in Perth, you’ll work alongside talented scientists and have the opportunity to contribute to life-changing projects such as clean water production, development of new vaccines and ways to combat climate change. The awarding of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine to Professor Barry Marshall and Dr Robin Warren highlights the quality of scientific research conducted in the state. The universities are involved in cutting- edge research projects with other leading institutions around the globe. Vocational institutes – gaining expertise Language Links is well known for its warm caring family-like study environment. The campus is centrally located in a lovely Australian heritage building in the heart of Perth city. A wide range of nationally and internationally recognised courses are available.Our classes are small and personal and taught by highly qualified and friendly teachers. English Courses - University of Cambridge Exam Preparation PET/FCE/CAE and CPE. - Business English Certificates (BEC 2 - Vantage). - General English Courses (Beginner - Advanced). - Exam Preparation Courses for IELTS/TOEIC. - Teacher Training Programmes - English Teacher Development Courses (TESOL). - Study Tours: tailor - made. - Great English + Higher Education pathways available. Facilities - Free ADSL Internet/Email access. - Self-Study Centre with Listening Lab, free resource materials and computer- based learning programmes. - Fully equipped common rooms including kitchenette,snack machine and TV/Video/DVD players. - Leisure Centre with table tennis,board games,table soccer and alfresco dining. Pathways to university Flexibility is a must in a quality education system. That is why Perth colleges offer a variety of fully integrated, flexible pathways to university if you do not meet entry requirements. There are both government and non-government providers with university linkages offering direct entry into undergraduate degree courses through their customised programs. There are two types of foundation studies – a one-year course, equivalent to Year 12 at an Australian high school, or a university foundation program. English language colleges 90 Beaufort Street,Perth, WA6000 | F:+ 61 8 9328 1366 | Ph:+ 61 8 9328 1266 firstname.lastname@example.org | www.languagelinks.wa.edu.au Perth is ideal for learning English while experiencing a unique Australian lifestyle. If you come to Perth on a student visa to study English, you must study full-time. However, many individuals choose to combine 12-weeks (or less) of English language study with an exciting holiday or short-term work. 58 AUSTRALIAN STATE PROFILES TAFE WA is a network of major colleges with 50 campuses across WA – both around the capital city of Perth and throughout regional areas of the state. Run by the Government of Western Australia, TAFE WA is the largest provider of vocational education and training in the state, with over 150,000 Australian students and around 1500 international students enrolled each year. TAFE WA offers more than 250 certifi cate, diploma and advanced diploma courses to international students. A TAFE WA qualifi cation will provide you with the skills needed to get a good job. You may also gain advanced entry into a university degree with credits of up to 18 months of a degree granted. There are numerous privately-owned vocational education and training colleges throughout Perth providing state-of-the- art facilities and services. You will gain the most advanced, applied expertise to ensure you are skilled for direct employment, or are able to gain entry into both Australian and overseas universities.
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