From rainforest trails to fascinating museums, vibrant multicultural cities to a love of sport, Australia is unique. Canberra is the capital of Australia.
Australia offers a unique experience for students. Apart from a world-class education system, the opportunities to get involved in daily life are endless: whether you’re into the arts or sport, partying or book clubs, the great outdoors or cozy cafés, you’ll find many ways to join in and have fun. So, if you want to get an education and have a life, it really is the place to be.
The Australian education system has a strong international reputation and is known for its effective structure and innovative policy developments. Studying in Australia promotes innovative, creative and independent thinking.
Climate and weather in Australia
- Summer- December -February
- Autumn- March-May
- Winter- June-August
- Spring- September -November
- Main Intakes- February /July and universities also have mid-year intake for some programs.
Australia is moderate, most of the country receiving more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year. In summer (December to March) the average temperature is 84°F (29°C). The hottest region is the northern two-thirds of the continent, which experiences humid and wet conditions in summer. Further south summer is warm with occasional hot spells and mild nights. Winter (June to August) averages 56°F (13°C) for the country as a whole, with warm days and mild nights in the northern areas, becoming cool and showery in the south (although there are still plenty of sunny days).
Why study in Australia?
A leading global education hub, Australia is known for its high-quality academic framework and innovative policy developments. It has over 22,000 courses to choose from across more than 1100 universities and colleges and the majority of them have been listed among the top institutions of the world. Considered as one of the best places to live in, Australia is among the top 10 happiest countries of the world (Forbes 2018). This is reflected in the experiences shared by our students who term the locals as open, friendly and warm. Undoubtedly, you will still feel at home when studying in Australia and well, it will always stay on your mind as a second home, as a place you are connected.
Australia is a safe, friendly and harmonious country. When you arrive, you may find yourself struck by the friendliness and hospitality of the people.
Australia is a very safe country compared with almost anywhere in the world. Political unrest is limited in Australia, crime rates are low and strict gun control laws provide a safe environment.
As one of the most multicultural countries in the world, Australia is accepting of all religions. Your right to practice your faith without persecution or discrimination is protected by law. You’ll find Australia to be very friendly and welcoming.
Australians value the wealth of cultural diversity and social sophistication that international students bring to our campuses and communities. It’s easy for students to adjust to the Australian way of life.
Australians are open, friendly people and you will receive a warm welcome. Many students living in Homestay experience Australian family life in a natural, friendly way and often they find themselves treated like a family member. Wherever you live – Homestay, boarding school, or campus accommodation – you will discover many opportunities to make lasting friendships.
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