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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 75 WesTern ausTralIa Edith Cowan University (ECU) has won national and State awards in teaching, has a five-star MBA ranking and conducts cutting-edge research that has real-world application. It runs over 28 different research centres in areas as diverse as human genetics and microelectronic engineering through to palliative care, literacy and social learning. As one of the larger universities in Australia, ECU has an enrolment of 21,000 students, including more than 3600 international students from over 94 countries. ECU also offers select courses at its regional campus in Bunbury. Murdoch University delivers excellence in education for all students in an award-winning, sustainable environment. This student-centred university has been ranked the best teaching campus of all Australian public universities and regularly wins a five-star rating for Graduate Satisfaction from the Good Universities Guide. Murdoch’s flexible, interdisciplinary outlook offers you the flexibility to ‘design’ the best degree for your future. Murdoch also offers select courses at its regional campuses in Mandurah and Rockingham. The University of Notre Dame Australia is a private Catholic university located in the historic port city of Fremantle. It is noted for the excellence of its professional training in such areas as business, counselling, nursing, physiotherapy, arts and sciences, law, education, health sciences and ethics, and theology. The university has a close working relationship with the University of Notre Dame in the United States, which was directly associated with the Australian university’s establishment. Notre Dame also offers select courses at its regional campus in Broome. The University of Western Australia (UWA) is the premier university in the State. Established in 1911, UWA has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. A member of the prestigious Group of Eight universities, it is regarded as one of Australia’s top research institutions and attracts researchers of world standing. UWA also attracts the highest calibre of students. WA is the perfect place for aspiring scientists. The State’s five universities are at the forefront of science and technology, and are involved in cutting-edge research projects with other leading institutions around the globe. If you study science in Perth, you’ll work alongside talented scientists and have the opportunity to contribute to life- changing projects such as clean water production, development of new vaccines and ways to combat climate change. The awarding of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine to Professor Barry Marshall and Dr Robin Warren highlights the quality of scientific research conducted in the State. Vocational institutes – gaining expertise TAFE WA is a network of major colleges with 50 campuses across WA – both around the capital city of Perth and throughout regional areas of the State. Run by the Government of Western Australia, TAFE WA is the largest provider of vocational education and training in the State, with over 150,000 Australian students and around 1500 international students enrolled each year. TAFE WA offers more than 250 certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses to international students, who study together with Australian students. A TAFE WA qualification will provide you with the skills needed to get a good job. You may also gain advanced entry into a university degree with credits of up to 18 months of a degree granted. There are numerous privately-owned vocational education and training colleges throughout Perth providing state-of-the-art facilities and services. You will gain the most advanced, applied expertise to ensure you are skilled for direct employment, or are able to gain entry into both Australian and overseas universities. » ‘Per th offers a unique learning environment that nurtures creativity and provides access to unrivalled academic resources and state-of-the-art facilities.’ Wa unIVersITIes curtin university – w ww.curtin.edu.au edith cowan university – w ww.ecu.edu.au Murdoch university – w ww.murdoch.edu.au The university of notre dame australia – w ww.nd.edu.au The university of Western australia – w ww.uwa.edu.au perth education city – w ww.pertheducationcity.com.au Perth Education City (PEC) is WA’s industry body for international education and is the first point of contact for information on studying and living in Perth. See www.pertheducationcity.com.au
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