Australia

Australia is known around the world for its stunning landscapes, and is often referred to as the “lucky country”, with temperate climate, growing economy, political stability and a quality of life envied by many. It is surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans , and have become one of the favorite destinations today.

It is the sixth largest country in the world and 50 per cent larger than Europe.

The term ‘Australian multiculturalism’ summarizes the way the nation addresses the challenges and opportunities of its diversity. It accepts and respects the right of all Australians to express and share their individual cultural heritage within an overriding commitment to Australia’s democratic foundations and to English as the national language.

Major Cities:

Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Victoria, Queensland Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle, Wollongong, Gold Coast, Hobart

Currency:

Dollar Australian

Australia at a Glance

  • Australia is known as for its amazing natural beauty
  • Australia has one of the lowest crime rates in the world
  • It has a variant heritage, rich in arts and is renowned for its sporting achievements
  • Australian Government provides help with medical expenses through a scheme called Medicare
  • Schooling is compulsory for children up to 15 years fo age in most states and territori.

Australia Benefits

Australia ‘s social setup has cultural diversity, one of its most important strengths amidst the challenges of a rapidly changing world. This diversity is nourished by innate cultures, early European settlement and successive waves of immigration from all parts of the world. It is a source of competitive advantage, cultural enrichment and social stability.

Education:

The Australian education system is divided broadly into six areas like Pre-schools, Primary School, Secondary / High School, Secondary Colleges, Vocational Training University or other tertiary institutions. Schooling is must upto the age of 15 years for students in most states and territories. Almost all students continue until they have completed at least their 10 year qualifications and most of them complete their 12 years studies.

Opportunities in Australia

Migration to Australia with qualifications and relevant work experience addresses specific skill shortages in Australia and enhances the size, skill level and employability factor of the Australian labour force. You may be able to gain recognition in Australia for the educational and trade qualifications you gained before entering the country. This will make finding a job even easier. Australia needs skilled persons who can contribute to their economy. Despite a global slowdown, its economy remains one of the strongest in the world with over 1, 00, 00 jobs advertised every week and advice for young people.

Some of Australian universities/ Colleges and their weblinks:

Universities/Colleges websites
Australian Catholic University www.acu.edu.au/international
Billy Blue Schools www.billyblue.com.au
Central Coast Campus –The University of Newcastle www.ccc.newcastle.edu.au
Central College www.centralcollege.edu.au
Central Queensland University www.cqu.edu.au
Charles Sturt University www.csu.edu.au
Holmes International Institute of Business and Technology www.iibit.nsw.edu.au
King’s College www.college.kings.net.au
La Trobe University www.latrobe.edu.au
Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology Monash University www.mibt.vic.edu.au
Pacific College of Technology www.pct.edu.au
Sydney Institute of Business and Technology www.sibt.nsw.edu.au
The Hotel School International www.hotelschool.scu.edu.au
The University of Melbourne www.services.unimelb.au
The University of Sydney www.usyd.edu.np
The University of Western Australia www.international.uwa.edu.au
University of Western Sydney www.uws.edu.au/international
University of Wollonggong www.uow.edu.au/prospective/international
Victoria University www.vu.edu.au

………………and many more countries are in our link.