Study in australia


Queensland is Australia’s second largest State and it ranges from the white sandy beaches of the south east to the tropics of the north, and out to the Great Dividing Range. The majority of the population lives along the eastern coastline, including within the capital city, Brisbane.

International students enjoy a world-class education in the Sunshine-State, with its great weather, beautiful beaches and amazing landscapes. They are studying in institutions across Queensland from the Gold Coast in the south to Ipswich and Toowoomba in the west, to Mackay, Townsville and Cairns in the north. There is a range of institutions on the Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane, in the cities and towns of Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Noosa and Nambour.

With the Great Barrier Reef and ancient rainforests in the north of the State, students have access to fascinating research opportunities. Queensland’s high level of tourism also provides students with the chance to study in a renowned tourist destination.

Brisbane is an exciting, multicultural city with festivals, events, restaurants, arts and community facilities. The city is known for its outdoor lifestyle with sporting activities and top sports events, throughout the year, including international cricket, sailing, water skiing, soccer, rugby league, rugby union, biking and skydiving.

Universities and vocational institutes

Queensland has nine world-class universities in the capital, Brisbane, and throughout the State.
Queensland universities are:

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Bond University
  • CQUniversity
  • Griffith University
  • James Cook University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • University of the Sunshine Coast   


South Australia has it all – from the busy capital, Adelaide, to the rugged coast to gentle rolling hills of vines to an outback of rocks, lakes and deserts. Adelaide is one of the world’s top lifestyle cities with a great combination of historic buildings, bustling streets, green parks and white beaches. Adelaide welcomes visitors from all around the world. Adelaide has a lower cost of living than any other mainland capital city.

Whether you want to learn English for study, work or travel, South Australia has courses to meet your needs. A number of private colleges provide English language training, as well as the three public universities and TAFE SA.

SA universities and vocational institutes:

Three world-class Australian universities have campuses in the city and across the State. An American university, Carnegie Mellon University, and an English university, University College London, are also delivering programs in Adelaide. The University of South Australia, Adelaide University and Flinders University are all public institutions, following a tradition of excellence that has nurtured Nobel laureates, Rhodes Scholars and other highly-accomplished alumni.

Both government and private institutions offer vocational courses. TAFE SA is a government-funded institution which has campuses around the State. There are many private institutes offering both a variety of courses or specializing in a particular field. South Australia is also a highly acclaimed centre of excellence for hospitality and the culinary arts, with internationally accredited courses. The New York Times has described South Australia as ‘the colorful cosmopolitan hub of Australia’s culinary revolution’. South Australia produces half of the country’s wine and is home to the National Wine Centre.

New South Wales

New South Wales presents a myriad of opportunities for students at all levels. Academic excellence, a great lifestyle with vibrant cities and natural landscapes make NSW the perfect education destination.

Sydney, the capital of NSW, has quality universities, vocational institutes, schools and English language colleges. Renowned for its iconic beaches and landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Sydney offers quality of life in vibrant surroundings. Sydney is a multicultural city with people from all over the world. Shops and restaurants provide food from many national cuisines. The city boasts a range of world-class entertainment and sporting venues, cinemas, restaurants, cafes and shopping hubs. So, whatever your interest or budget, there is no shortage of activities while taking a break from your studies.

NSW universities and vocational institutes

There are 11 universities throughout the State – six in Sydney and five across NSW. Some of the universities have both city and regional campuses with different courses offered in the various locations. Around 84,000 international students are enrolled in NSW universities. Students come from over 160 countries, including China, India, The Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Nepal, Indonesia and Vietnam. NSW universities have strong support facilities for international students.

The Sydney universities are:

Australian Catholic University
• Macquarie University
• University of New South Wales
• University of Sydney
• University of Technology, Sydney
• University of Western Sydney

Across NSW, the universities in regional cities are:

• Charles Sturt University
• Southern Cross University
• University of New England
• University of Newcastle
• University of Wollongong

NSW has a range of government and private vocational institutes offering courses that give you practical skills for the global workplace. The government TAFE (Technical and Further Education) institutes have 130 campuses across the State and there are more than 130 private vocational institutes. More than 82,000 international students are enrolled in the vocational sector across NSW.


Victoria boasts a wealth of diverse regional areas and attractions, from sweeping coastlines and pristine beaches to national parks and forests teeming with wildlife, to wineries, lakes and mountains offering skiing, climbing and hiking. Many of Victoria’s unique landscapes are easily accessible as day trips from Melbourne.

Melbourne is a vibrant, multicultural city with residents from more than 230 nations. Melbourne is regarded as one of the world’s most harmonious and ethnically diverse communities. Melbourne is on the Yarra River and surrounded by Port Phillip Bay. It has something for everyone.

Melbourne and Victoria host some of Australia’s most prestigious events throughout the year, including the Spring Racing Carnival, the Australian Open Tennis Championships, the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, the Melbourne International Arts Festival and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Universities and vocational institutes

Victoria has nine world-class universities with multiple campuses throughout the State:

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Deakin University
  • La Trobe University
  • Monash University
  • RMIT University
  • Swinburne University of Melboune
  • Victoria University

The universities each have their own specialty areas in research, teaching and facilities.

Victoria has hundreds of government and private institutes with a variety of courses. The government TAFE institutes provide education and skills training across all industries. There are 19 TAFE institutes and four TAFE divisions within universities throughout Victoria.

With a wide range of English language programs offered through the universities, TAFEs and private colleges. These programs include General English, English for Academic Purposes and IELTS Preparation.


Tasmania is a heart-shaped island with a dramatic coastline, stunning mountains, incredible beaches and magnificent rainforests. The small size of Tasmania means that students receive personalized, friendly support on campus and they become part of the community. Hobart, Tasmania’s capital, is the second oldest city in Australia after Sydney.

English language courses are offered at a range of private colleges, the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Polytechnic. The university’s English Language Centre has an English language intensive program that also prepares students for tertiary study in the Australian context. Most English language colleges provide student support, social activities and sightseeing trips.

University and vocational institutes

The University of Tasmania, founded in 1890, caters for over 20,000 students across two campuses in Hobart and Launceston. It has around 20 centers of research excellence and its niche specialties include environmental management and ecotourism, aquaculture and biomedical science. The university also incorporates the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music and the specialized Australian Maritime College. Tasmania has government and private vocational institutes offering hundreds of courses. While the public institutes tend to provide a wide range of subjects, some of the private institutes may focus on a particular business field such as intercultural studies and beauty therapy.

Tasmania’s cost of living is lower than the mainland cities. But Hobart and Launceston are as up-to-date and wired-in as any other city in Australia. This means international students can enjoy a high standard of living in a sophisticated urban place with an affordable cost of living.

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra, the capital of Australia, is a unique city with an outdoor lifestyle combined with national cultural establishments and a café culture. With a relatively small population, Canberra offers the benefits of a major city in a relaxed country setting, being one of Australia’s safest cities and home to around 11,000 international students from more than 140 countries.

The city has a good bus network all over the city and great cycle paths. Travel to and from campus is easy with buses servicing all tertiary institutions and schools. On-campus safety is also taken care of, with after-hours shuttle buses and security staff.

Universities and vocational institutes

Canberra boasts four universities:

Canberra possui quatro universidades:

  • Australian National University
  • University of Canberra
  • Australian Defense Force Academy
  • Australian Catholic University.

Western Australia

Western Australia (WA) is famous for its long days of sunshine and brilliant white beaches. The capital, Perth, has a long tradition of welcoming international students and currently has over 48,000 students from more than 140 countries. Perth offers a unique learning environment that nurtures creativity and provides access to unrivalled academic resources and state-of-the-art facilities.

The city offers one of the highest standards of living in the world, and yet is more affordable than many other study destinations. International students receive a 40% discount on all public transport, and buses within Perth’s city centre are free for everyone!

People of more than 200 different nationalities live, work and study in WA, speak over 170 languages and practice over 100 religions, so no matter where you come from, you will always feel welcome and respected.

Universities and vocational institutes

WA has five universities which offer a wide range of courses and specialty education – Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, The University of Notre Dame and The University of Western Australia. The State’s five universities are at the forefront of science and technology, and are involved in cutting-edge research projects with other leading institutions around the globe.

There are numerous government and private vocational education and training colleges throughout Perth providing state-of-the-art facilities and services. You will gain the most advanced, applied expertise to ensure you are skilled for direct employment, or are able to gain entry into both Australian and overseas universities. TAFE WA is a network of major colleges with 50 campuses across WA – both around the capital city of Perth and throughout regional areas of the State.

Northern Territory

The Northern Territory is strongly multicultural with a population of just over 200,000. Most people live in the capital city of Darwin and the regional centers of Alice Springs and Katherine. The Northern Territory has over 1200 international students from 50 countries enrolled across all education sectors.

The Territory provides a range of education option with specializations relevant to the environment and culture.

University and vocational institutes

The Northern Territory has a world-class university – Charles Darwin University – with several campuses throughout the Top End and the Red Centre. Charles Darwin University is renowned for its research expertise in tropical and desert knowledge of the Australian and Asia-Pacific region. The university provides courses at the vocational level on its campuses, as well as English language courses. Getting around the Northern Territory is fast and efficient as there is little traffic. Public transport is readily available and students are offered discounts on most services.

Why Study in Australia?

Australia is a safe, democratic country. The country ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights.

Australia is made up of six states: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania; and two territories: the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. Australia’s capital city is Canberra in the ACT.

Study in Australia means that you are choosing a first world country that is ready to welcome students from around the world, as well as offering a better quality of life and enjoying a dynamic, organized life and harmonized with nature.

A large range of courses affords you the freedom to find the best way to match your goals. You will experience an educational system that connects the theory and the practice, helping you meet the market needs, furthermore the flexibility of a well-planned career that will help you in your studies and work preparation.

Australia also is at the ranking of the best places in the world to live, as a young and hospitable country with many similarities with Brazil including climate and friendly people. Australia has a world-class education system that produces skilled and confident graduates for both the public and private sectors across the globe. Many countries, eager to develop their own systems, look to Australia for advice and policy.

This strong interest stems from widespread recognition that Australian education is high quality, innovative and effective. Students in Australia benefit from high quality courses taught by experienced lecturers and teachers. They also enjoy a lifestyle and culture that encourages personal growth and opportunity in a safe, clean environment. The quality of Australia’s education is guaranteed through comprehensive national quality assurance frameworks.

Australians enjoy an outdoor lifestyle with a good climate and an amazing natural environment. Bushwalking, sailing, surfing and other adventure activities are all popular ways of taking advantage of the ‘great outdoors’. Sport, music, arts, culture – Australia has it all. International students can enjoy the many different sights, people and experiences that the country has to offer.