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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
74 Australia – The Education Destination WesTern ausTralIa Western Australia ( WA) is truly the authentic Australian experience. WA is famous for its long days of sunshine and brilliant white beaches. It has also gained global recognition for its booming economy, record low unemployment rate and advanced developments in science and technology. The capital, Perth, has a long tradition of welcoming international students and currently has over 50,000 students from more than 140 countries. The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Colin Barnett MLA explains that Perth’s appeal is based on the excellence, diversity and affordability of education in Western Australia, with opportunities for quality learning and research that range from English language programs, to specialised vocational training, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. He invites international students to continue their studies in Perth to ensure their future success and achievement. a city of blue skies and friendliness Perth offers a unique learning environment that nurtures creativity and provides access to unrivalled academic resources and state-of-the-art facilities. You will find everything you need to achieve your potential...all in a city famed for its friendliness! Perth is nestled in a picturesque natural amphitheatre, bordered by Kings Park botanical gardens and the beautiful Swan River. For the past seven years, Perth has been rated as one of the world’s top 10 most liveable cities by The Economist. The city offers one of the highest standards of living in the world, and yet is more affordable than many other study destinations. International students receive a 40% discount on all public transport, and buses within Perth’s city centre are free for everyone! The Mediterranean climate, less crowded population and less traffic congestion have resulted in perfect blue skies and a pollution-free environment. Perth also enjoys a relatively low crime rate compared to other major cities, making its campuses, transport and city streets safe and secure. World-class education WA’s education system is recognised around the globe as one of the best. Its five world-class universities and wide variety of schools, vocational institutes and English language colleges provide quality-assured education with flexible study pathways. The teachers and lecturers are dedicated, culturally-aware and often multilingual. The internationally recognised qualifications gained in Perth will pave your way to a rewarding and successful career. 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 in today’s ever-changing world. universities – academic excellence WA has five universities which offer a wide range of courses and specialty education. Curtin University is recognised as a leading education provider in the international arena with students from more than 105 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. Western australia In Western australia, you can gain an enviable education and enjoy the benefits of one of the world’s most liveable cities. perth education city explains why the state is such a popular destination for international students. ‘WA is the perfect place for aspiring scientists with the State’s five universities involved in cutting-edge research projects.’
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