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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 15 VictoriA The city provides excellence in education with primary schools, secondary colleges, TAFE institutes and one university with many campuses. It is also home to some of Australia’s leading and most famous private schools. There are plenty of courses available in Geelong at all levels. You can easily get around the State from Geelong, with a daily rail service which connects Geelong to Melbourne and the national rail system. Regular bus travel is available throughout the region and onto Melbourne. World-class education across Victoria There’s more to Victoria than the cities of Melbourne and Geelong. There are study options all over the State in regional cities and towns. The historic city of Ballarat is an educational and business hub boasting a university and other colleges, as well as prestigious independent schools. Other cities and towns with campuses include Bendigo, Shepparton, Mildura, Swan Hill, Wodonga, Gippsland and Warrnambool. Some campuses are located specifically close to fields of study, such as wine-growing regions and agricultural areas. Students from all over the world come to study in Victoria. Around 183,000 international students are enrolled in the State, with the largest numbers from India, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Pakistan. universities with a global outlook Victoria has nine world-class universities with multiple campuses throughout the State and thousands of courses on offer. The universities each have their own speciality areas in research, teaching and facilities. All have dedicated support for international students with international offices providing a range of services. Some Victorian universities focus on innovative courses and industry partnerships while others are developing research breakthroughs. For example, one university had international breakthroughs in pioneering IVF technology and in developing drugs to combat malaria and influenza. The Victorian universities are: Australian Catholic University; Deakin University; La Trobe University; Monash University; RMIT University; Swinburne University of Technology; University of Ballarat; University of Melbourne; and Victoria University. A number of other Australian universities also have campuses in Melbourne. » ‘All universities have dedicated support for international students with international offices providing a range of services.’ VictoriAn uniVersities Australian catholic university – w ww.acu.edu.au deakin university – w ww.deakin.edu.au la trobe university – w ww.latrobe.edu.au monash university – w ww.monash.edu.au rmit university – w ww.rmit.edu.au swinburne university of technology – w ww.swinburne.edu.au university of ballarat – w ww.ballarat.edu.au university of melbourne – w ww.unimelb.edu.au Victoria university – w ww.vu.edu.au study in Victoria – w ww.studymelbourne.com.au Victorian department of education and early childhood development – w ww.study.vic.gov.au images: tourism Victoria Photographer (left image): Mark Chew.
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