Why is Australia an ideal choice for Singaporean students?
Australia is the top study destination for Singaporean students. The country is reputed for its world-class education system and its exciting and innovative programmes.
The majority of Singaporean students in Australia are enrolled in the higher education spectrum, from undergraduate to postgraduate and doctorate degrees. A significant number of students are also studying in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses in the country.
Courses in mainstream subjects like Engineering, Mathematics, Business Management etc are widely popular among students. Furthermore, Australia is the haven for niche courses which are ably and comprehensibly covered in the 22000 courses in the country.
There are 43 universities in Australia, 7 of which are listed among the top 100 universities in the world in the QS University Rankings and 37 are listed among the top 500. Singaporean students are studying in various institutions throughout the country with most of them being concentrated in the states of Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland. However, their presence in other parts of the country is steadily increasing.
Australia provides a lot of scholarships to its international students with programmes like Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP), Australia Awards Scholarships, Endeavour Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarship programs. The Australian government sets aside a budget of A$ 200 million for scholarships. Top universities in Australia independently offer scholarships to create a more conducive ambience for education in the country.
Australia is a land of opportunities where dreams shape into reality. There are numerous part-time and full-time work opportunities here. A lot of top recruiters prefer to place students from Australian universities because of their sheer popularity.
Here are some reasons why thousands of Singaporean students have chosen to study in Australia in a nutshell-
• Australian approach to education
• Renowned degrees and courses
• Amazing work opportunities
• Vibrant and multicultural cities
• High living standards and laid-back lifestyle
• Multiculturalism and inclusivity
• Natural beauty and great weather
The tremendous liveability of Australian cities along with the repository of natural beauty that this country possesses has led thousands of Singaporeans to believe in the Australian dream.
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