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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2011
Australia – The Education Destination 99 ausTralIan unIVersITIes academic support The Australian university system aims to produce graduates who are independent thinkers. In class, you will be encouraged to ask questions, be involved in discussions and form an opinion. It is the opposite of rote learning which students may have followed during school in their home countries. You learn important skills for your future – to be a critical thinker, to look for a creative approach and to solve problems. Universities provide academic support services, particularly for those who are new to the Australian education style. You can receive help on areas like taking notes, writing essays and assignments, presenting in class and researching in the library. All university lecturers and tutors are experienced in their fields. They will give you a combination of theoretical and practical insights into your chosen field. In total, Australian universities enrol more than one million students, and employ more than 100,000 staff. Global outlook Australian universities take an international approach to their teaching and research. They have links and agreements with universities and organisations in more than 100 countries. University staff and students come from around the globe. With this multicultural composition, the international links and the aim for world’s best practice in teaching and learning, Australian universities retain a solid international outlook. This international outlook combined with Australia’s multicultural society gives you the academic and personal skills to work anywhere in the world. World-first research Australian universities have a strong research focus. Australia’s scientists have contributed to world-first breakthroughs and technological advances. They are recognised internationally for these contributions. Australians have won 10 Nobel Prizes in the natural and medical sciences and literature. Australia is one of the world’s leading research nations on a per capita basis. While Australia has less than 0.5% of the world’s population, it accounts for nearly 3% of the world’s research output. Every day, over one billion people around the world rely on Australian discoveries to make their lives, and the lives of others, better. » ‘Australia is one of the world’s leading research nations on a per capita basis.’ ‘Australia has been ranked as having the best university system in the world according to a recent project by the Lisbon Council.’ Middle: Universities have state-of-the art facilities and research centres with international links. Image: Griffith University. Right: On campus, you’ll make friends and future business net works from Australia and around the world. Image: University of Southern Queensland.
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