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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 33 neW south WAles NSW universities have a strong multicultural mix with students from many diverse backgrounds. Around 75,000 international students are enrolled in NSW universities. Students come from over 160 countries, with Chinese students making up the majority, followed by India, The Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Nepal, Indonesia and Vietnam. NSW universities have strong support facilities for international students. Vocational institutes – skills for the global workplace NSW has a range of government and private vocational institutes offering courses that give you practical skills for the global workplace. The government TAFE ( Technical and Further Education) institutes have 130 campuses across the State and there are more than 130 private vocational institutes. TAFE NSW is the largest provider of skills-based training in Australia. There are 10 TAFE institutes throughout NSW with 32 metropolitan campuses and 100 regional campuses. From the 250 courses available, you’ll find a course to meet your career goals. Some of the most popular courses include information technology, management and commerce, design and multimedia, commercial cookery, hospitality management and engineering. At both TAFE and private vocational colleges, you can study for a certificate, diploma or advanced diploma. While some private colleges offer a wide range of subject areas, others focus on a particular field (eg music production, journalism, natural medicine, sports), giving students a more in-depth approach. More than 92,000 international students are enrolled in the vocational sector across NSW. Students from India make up the majority of enrolments followed by China, Nepal, Thailand and South Korea. Deciding to study at one of the many vocational institutes across NSW opens up a wealth of educational opportunities allowing you to choose from an impressive range of courses delivered by professional and industry-experienced teaching staff. Some vocational institutes also have agreements with universities so you can link your advanced diploma into credits for a bachelor degree. You can take the first step in your future career or develop new skills to further your existing career. english language colleges When you learn English in NSW, you’re studying in a beautiful environment in a country that welcomes international visitors. You can do an ELICOS course at a private college, vocational institute or university. There is a range of courses including general English, English for academic purposes, specialist English for business, and fun courses such as English with golf or scuba diving. » enjoying co-curriculAr ActiVities Gloria Beckert, of Germany, has just spent six months as a Year 10 boarder at Wenona, improving her English, enjoying Sydney’s weather and making new friends. ‘I felt very welcome at Wenona,’ Gloria says. ‘I enjoyed the English and French classes, mathematics, piano lessons and even touch football. We had training sessions twice a week. I also liked the fact we each had our own laptop.’ Above: Gloria Becker t with her mother at Wenona. ‘NSW has a range of vocational courses that give you practical skills.’
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