Australia

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Overview of Australia

Area
7,692,024 square kilometers
Population
22.68 million (2012)
Capital
Canberra
Language
English
Religion
Christian 68%, 15% No religion (2001)
Currency
Australian Dollar (AUD)
GDP
$998.265 billion
Time zone
UTC+8 to +10.5
Drives on the
Left
Calling code
+61

Why Study in Australia
Australia has long been the preferred overseas study destinations. As one of the safest countries in the world, Australians are also very friendly and welcoming to visitors. Australia offers a challenging and exciting creative study environment and has some amazing landscapes, wildlife and vegetations. All public and private institutions meet with Australian standards and must be registered on CRICOS (The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students).

Students select Australia as their choice of further education for many reasons including:

  • the excellent education system with a wide variety of courses and degrees
  • the quality of scientific research
  • the variety of specialist institutions
  • the innovative teaching and learning styles
  • the myriad of services and support for international students
  • the safe environment
  • the multicultural community
  • the flexibility to work part time up to 20 hours per week and full time during holidays
  • the global acceptance of Australian qualifications

Successful graduates from Australian institutes are working at the highest levels in government and business all around the world.

Education system of Australia
Education policy in general, has been controlled by a federal government. Been adopted “Australian education qualification system (AQF)” is a system that can be compatible and certified nationwide qualifications and degree of all 15 that can be obtained vocational schools and high schools, in universities and graduate schools, education level high-level has been maintained .

In addition, Australia is a rare country in the world that have enacted “Education Services Law for International Students (ESOS Act)” the State Law and to ensure that they provide the appropriate education to students. In addition, “The government registration system for international students education institutions and courses (CRICOS)” by, and educational institutions of all that accept foreign students, are obliged to register with the government, and quality facilities and equipment and educational content, such as a support system You are guaranteed.

In Australia, the term community college is not used. Analogous to community colleges are colleges or institutes of Technical and Further Education (TAFEs); public institutions mostly regulated at state and territory level. TAFEs and other providers carry on the tradition of adult education, which was established in Australia around mid 19th century when evening classes were held to help adults enhance their numeracy and literacy skills. The majority of Australian universities can also be traced back to such forerunners, although obtaining a university charter has always changed their nature. In TAFEs and colleges today, courses are designed for personal development of an individual and/or for employment outcomes. Educational programs cover a variety of topics such as arts, languages, business and lifestyle.