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Study in Australia

Why study in Australia?


Top ranking universities including in large range of study areas

According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, Australia has seven of the world’s top 100 universities, and has world-leading education in many study areas, including Arts & Humanities, Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.


One of the best higher education systems in the world

With over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, our system is ranked 8th in the Universitas 2019 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.


An emphasis on student experience and graduate outcomes

International students report almost 90% satisfaction scores for their living and study experience in Australia according to the 2018 Department of Education International Student Survey.


Seven of the best student cities in the world are in Australia

According to QS Best Student Cities 2019, almost all of our major cities – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast – are in the world’s top 100 student cities.


Australian has invested more than A$300 million in scholarships for international students

Australia offered over 3,000 Australia Awards scholarships and short courses to students from over 55 countries in 2019. The Australian Government has also offered a range of support and flexibility options (for visas, for example) to help onshore students cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.


More than 2.5 million of our international alumni are making a global difference

Over the past 50 years, 2.5 million international students have graduated from Australian educational institutions, according to the International Education Association of Australia. These graduates are now part of a global alumni network that is making an impact around the world.


Our universities have produced 16 Nobel laureates

From the 1945 prize for the discovery of penicillin to the most recent prize in 2017 for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Australian graduates are high achievers.


The Study in Australia platform offers the opportunity to learn and connect with Australia. Here you will find all the information you need to study in Australia — destinations, institutions, courses, scholarships, visas, admission requirements and steps to follow.