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This ONE Reason Will Convince You To Study In Australia

If you are considering studying abroad, Australia is an excellent choice – and surely the 900,000 international students studying in the Down Under in 2018 agree. It is the 3rd most popular international study destination in the world, and for good reason: Top-ranking schools.

Australian universities perform well in world rankings such as the University Ranking of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). According to the QS Rankings, 37 of the world's top universities in the world are in Australia, with five universities within the top 50.

What’s more, Australia is also home to the prestigious and research-intensive Group of Eight universities, which produce more than 50% of Australia’s research output. These schools are:

#1: Australian National University

ANU is Australia's top university and ranked 24th on the 2019 QS rankings. At Rank 73 on the Graduate Employability Rankings, its graduates have some the best prospects in the world!

#2: University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is ranked 38th on the QS rankings and 7th on the Graduate Employability Rankings.With international students from 130 countries making up 40% of its students, it has a diverse and multicultural student body!

#3: University of Sydney

4th-ranked in Graduate Employability, the University of Sydney tops Australia for graduate prospects. The university is ranked 42nd in the world and offers 400 areas of study, the most in Australia.

If this reason isn’t enough to convince you, we have five more reasons why studying abroad in Australia is a great decision!

Fabulous Weather: Sun and Sea

Australia is home to stunning beaches and fantastic coastlines all around the country. The summer weather is perfect for checking out the best surfing spots or chilling out on the beautiful beaches.

Wonderful and Amazing Landscapes

There's just so much to see in Australia. During your holidays, take the chance to explore Australia and discover iconic landscapes such as the Great Barrier Reef and The Twelve Apostles.

Exciting Metropolitan Cities

Of the top 50 student cities, six of them are in Australia! For your next summer break, you could add city-hopping to your bucket list.

From Sydney to Perth to Adelaide, there are so many diverse experiences to look forward to. All these huge cities are multicultural, have a bustling nightlife, and incredible food. Pavlova and meat pies, anyone?

Work While Studying

In Australia, you can work while studying to cover expenses and gain experience. From part-time jobs to internships, students can work up to 20 hours a week during the school term and full-time during the holidays!

Turn Your Ideas Into Reality

Did you know that you can be an international student in Australia by February 2020? Talk to an IDP Education Counselor and we’ll assist you from school and visa application to pre-departure activities. Fill out the form on this page to get started.

Border Status: Australia

With a strong economy and student-friendly post-study opportunities, it is easy to see why Australia is a popular study destination for international students.


IDP Philippines provides free expert counseling services nationwide. Our student services are available for students who wish to study in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, or Ireland.

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