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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2010
australia the education destination | 1 5 australian state profiles new south wales neW south Wales is a popular destination for international students. stephen bisset explains the benefits of sydney and the many regional centres. NEW SOUTH WALES (NSW) is truly a world-class education destination from its vibrant capital, Sydney, to the more relaxed atmosphere of its many regional centres. More than 200,000 international students from over 160 countries are enrolled in universities, schools and colleges in Australia’s oldest and most populated state. NSW Minister for Education, the Honourable Verity Firth MP, says the popularity of the state as a destination for international students is due to its commitment to academic excellence and student development. “Each year, students from across the globe come to NSW to study in a safe, supportive multicultural environment,” says Ms Firth. Ms Firth explains that “students can study a wide range of subjects, as well as sporting and creative arts programs, leadership programs, and programs for gifted and talented students. They are taught by professional and university- trained teachers”. Stunning Sydney Sydney, the capital of NSW, offers quality universities, vocational institutes, schools and English language colleges. It has a proud heritage of academic excellence, so you can gain a top-quality education while experiencing one of the world’s truly magnificent cities. Renowned for its iconic beaches and landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Sydney was ranked number one in the Asia-Pacific region for quality of life by the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook of 2007. The city has a vast array of cultural and historical activities, as well as outdoor activities on the harbour, in national parks and across the many beaches. The weather is generally mild so you can soak up Sydney’s renowned outdoor lifestyle all year round. New South waleS Photo:©EuropeanCommunities2009
The Education Destination
Australia The Education Destination 2011