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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2010
50 | australia the education destination australian state profiles australian capital canberra is a capital city surrounded by bush and Wildlife. international students can enjoy the many benefits of its unique environment, says alice allan. CHOOSING TO study in Australia’s capital city could be one of your best decisions. With a relatively small population of 345,000, Canberra offers the benefits of a major city in a relaxed country setting. Many international students have been charmed by Canberra, and its educational institutions cater for visitors from across the globe. An advantage of living in the capital of Australia is the many national cultural establishments. Students have access to Parliament House, the National Library of Australia, the National Museum of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia, to name just a few. The capital’s calendar of cultural events is also impressive, covering everything from a science festival to a world-renowned flower festival to a car rally and the ever-popular Multicultural Festival. Canberra is one of Australia’s safest cities. It is home to around 8000 international students with the largest numbers from China, India and South Korea followed by Malaysia, the United States, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Students from more than 140 countries study in Canberra. High quality universities Canberra’s tertiary institutions attract the majority of the city’s international students. Canberra boasts four universities – the Australian National University, the University of Canberra, the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Australian Catholic University. The Australian National University has been named best Australian university in three independent rankings, and for the past three years has remained in 16th place in the world on the British Times Higher Education Supplement university rankings list. It offers a wide range of degrees from international law to visual art. The University of Canberra has been recognised for the high percentage of students who achieve employment after graduation. It offers diverse qualifications from nursing to graphic design. territory australian capital teritory
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Australia The Education Destination 2011