If you have managed to secure an Australian student visa to study in Australia, you will want to put it to good use. Australian Universities are among the best in the world, with 64% ranked in the top 500 Universities in the world. Student services are generally good and offer real support for international students.
The University of Melbourne is one of Australia’s oldest and most Prestigious universities situated in Parkville, Melbourne in the state of Victoria. It is known for its four seasons in a day, which can come as a surprise to International students who tend to think of Australia as one big desert. Melbourne winter temperatures can sit below 0 degrees. Student life is full and interactive and student support on campus is strong.
University of Queensland is situated in Brisbane, Queensland, the sub-tropical heart of the country. While this University is ranked high in terms of academic ranking, International students have complained about new courses being disorganized and a lack of corporate, international speakers.
In the heart of Melbourne, students are encouraged to take a course in Contemporary Australia, which introduces them to other international students and general Ozzi -isms. Melbourne offers a great variety of restaurants, cafe’s nightspots, pubs, theatre and galleries, as well as a strong football culture, otherwise known as ‘The Footy’.
The University of New South Wales is located in the suburbs of Sydney, UNSW is not far from the buzz of Sydney’s inner city and equally as close to its magnificent beaches. Sydney has a reliable public transport system and the University has a very good ‘study abroad’ office and support center for international students.
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