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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
14 Australia – The Education Destination VictoriA Victoria is an ideal State for international students to live, study and work. It’s a State of diversity with sophisticated cities and towns, mountain regions, farmlands and vineyards, rivers and spectacular coastlines. multicultural melbourne Melbourne is a vibrant, multicultural city with residents from more than 230 nations. The city is a commercial, cultural and recreational hub with a population of over three million people, 30% of whom were born overseas. Melbourne is regarded as one of the world’s most harmonious and ethnically diverse communities. During summer, temperatures can reach an average of 30°C, but for winter the maximum is about 15°C. Whether you prefer the hot or cold climate, you will enjoy Melbourne. There are many beaches in and around the city while just a few hours’ drive away is the Victorian high country and ski fields. Melbourne is on the Yarra River and surrounded by Port Phillip Bay. Melbourne has something for everyone. You can do water sports at the many beaches including St Kilda and Brighton or enjoy the shopping capital of Australia. There are many cultural museums and galleries to visit and big international acts of music, stage and screen perform in theatres and stadiums throughout the city. Victoria Victoria and its multicultural capital, melbourne, attract students from around the world. With excellent education options and a diverse environment, Victoria is a great place to live and study. Sport events feature highly, and spectators and competitors from around the world are attracted to the city. Nature lovers have much to see too. International visitors can experience some of Australia’s native animals and lush surrounds at the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and the aquarium. To experience some of the best multicultural food, try out Melbourne’s markets. You can also eat at the many cafés, restaurants and bars with many different cuisines. cosmoplitan geelong Geelong is the second largest city in Victoria with more than 197,000 people. Just 50 minutes from Melbourne, it is the gateway to some of Australia’s most beautiful coastline known as the Great Ocean Road. Geelong is a cosmopolitan city, as well as a haven for outdoor enthusiasts with an incredible rainforest, mountainous cliffs as well as aquatic centres and sporting venues. It is a leading centre for business and professional services, with the fastest- growing areas for jobs in health, business, tourism and hospitality. Geelong enjoys a moderate climate and in summer, its average maximum is 23°C although some days are much hotter than this. Winters are cool with a minimum of 6.6°C and a maximum of 14°C. ‘Melbourne is regarded as one of the world’s most harmonious and ethnically diverse communities.’ images: tourism Victoria. Photographer (left image): Peter Dunphy.
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