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What are the most important things to know to study abroad in Australia?

I hope I’ll get a chance to visit Australia in the future. Going there to study abroad for some time is the best option I can think of. I would like to get your advice on the matter. I’m waiting for any tip you know; each one will be appreciated. Are there any good international student exchange programs that I can apply for? Or do I use short courses and other programs? What Australian universities gladly accept foreign students and have a constant number of places reserved for international students?

Annie Barnes

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Chelsea Hayes on June 7, 2018

I totally understand your wish to come to this country. I think that your plan of studying abroad for a while is the optimal way to get here. I’ve relocated to Australia not long ago myself and can already say that this is a wonderful country that has many surprises in store for you. Do you want to get here because of the bright sun and sandy beaches? I would say that this is not all this place has to offer. The country has an amazing culture of various indigenous tribes whose history dates back for thousands of years.

Australian academics will amaze you as well. It is no wonder that many students in the world try to get education here. Most universities are considered to be top ranking ones. The rest are just as quality but not as well-known. I think that no matter what establishments you choose, you will get an amazing opportunity to get a decent education and get to know experienced professors. Universities in Australia are the top priority of the government. So, the education system is constantly pushed to change for the best. I’m currently taking courses in Melbourne and am greatly impressed by their depth and content. If the regular short courses give you so much new knowledge, how awesome can the full academic year in Australian university be?

In addition, the nature of this place is breathtaking. Though you won’t see people riding a kangaroo around, you can visit the amazing home of crocodiles and other reptiles, exotic birds, and other unique indigenous species. I advise you to spend your weekends to the fullest and travel the country at any free time you will have. It doesn’t really matter what time of a year you come here, the wildlife is always active.

As for what abroad student program to choose, I think you should decide what would be the most comfortable for you at first. There are many options and you will have to limit your search to the one category that suits you the most. If you want to spend your personal time on these studies, choose a summer or a break program. If you need more time here, international exchange for students is a better option for you. I would say that all options are possible here. You just have to search thoroughly. 

Ronald Miller2 years ago

I agree, the nature and the history of the place are amazing. I would pick Australia any time of the day just because of them. I like traveling the country myself. It is full of wonders no matter how many time I come to visit. Having spent there a lot of time, I can tell that you should not only pick the courses carefully but the location as well. Where you live and study in Australia greatly impacts your experiences and the general understanding of the country.

For example, if you take a look at Melbourne, this is a city of artists, concerts, and unending restaurants, at least for those who visit it for a short time. I’m sure it is a regular city with its various spheres for the locals. Sydney, in its turn, is famous for its coastline and grandeur.

The towns in Western Australia will show you all the natural wonders of the country. So, you should research the country carefully before going to study abroad.  

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