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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 89 TasManIa International students in Tasmania enjoy friendly, supportive campuses and affordable prices on an island with World Heritage-listed national parks and unique environments. The small size of Tasmania means that students receive personalised, friendly support on campus and they become part of the community. It is said that good things come in small packages – this is certainly true of Tasmania. dramatic landscapes and historic cities The heart-shaped island is about the size of Sri Lanka. It is mountainous, with a dramatic coastline, incredible beaches and magnificent rainforests. Much of this unique landscape is now World Heritage-listed. Tourists from around the world visit Tasmania for its extraordinary natural environment, wildlife and colonial history. Tasmania is proud of being clean and green, and it has one of the first towns in the world to totally ban plastic bags, emphasising the commitment to conservation and environment. Hobart, Tasmania’s capital, with its fine harbour, is the second oldest city in Australia after Sydney. Launceston, known as the ‘Garden City’, is the third oldest. Both were founded in the early nineteenth century. Tasmania is famous for its fresh fruit and specialty agricultural products: apples, lavender, farmhouse cheeses, wine – even truffles. Other industries range from tourism to aquaculture and every aspect of marine industry and manufacturing. Tasmania is also known as a creative State for its poets and authors, musicians, artists and craftspeople. World-class education International students come to Australia’s southern island State for its prestigious ‘sandstone’ university, as well as for its vocational programs, secondary schools and English language colleges. International students never have to feel alone. Institution staff are approachable, encouraging and supportive. They will help you settle in to your new home. university – tradition of excellence The University of Tasmania, founded in 1890, caters for nearly 20,000 students across two campuses in Hobart and Launceston. Around 2000 of these students come from more than 70 countries, with the highest numbers from Malaysia, Singapore, the USA, Korea, Thailand, China and India. The university has a proud tradition of excellence with well-designed courses aimed at practical professional preparation, computer labs with high- speed internet accessible 24 hours, an excellent library network and well-equipped laboratories. » ‘Wherever you go in Tasmania you are bound to find a friendly face. Tasmanians are generally very relaxed, happy and outgoing people willing to lend a helping hand.’ Tasmania In Tasmania, you can walk to campus each day, breathe the freshest air in the world, drink the purest water and enjoy a high quality of life at an affordable price.
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