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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2010
44 | australia the education destination The state’s practical approach to education, guided by teachers who are experts in the field, ensures that you are taught the skills that are relevant to today’s ever-changing world. Universities – academic excellence WA has five 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 100 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 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 five-star MBA ranking and conducts cutting-edge research that has real-world application. It runs over 25 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 90 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 five-star rating for Graduate Satisfaction from the Good Universities Guide for 12 out of the past 13 years. Murdoch’s flexible, interdisciplinary outlook offers you the flexibility 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 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. australian state profiles western australia
The Education Destination
Australia The Education Destination 2011