Life in Australia
Choosing to study in Australia will provide you with wonderful opportunities and experiences, as well as world-class education. Here are four reasons why you should consider Australia as your study abroad destination.
Lively and multicultural lifestyle
Australians are kind and friendly, with an immense passion for sport, food and entertainment. Just like on campus, you will meet people from different cultures and faiths across Australia. If you wish to experience bustling city life, big cities like Melbourne and Sydney are great examples of a fantastic contemporary lifestyle, from modern art museums and cafés to beautiful city parks. Enjoy food festivals such as Perth's Margaret River Gourmet Escape and the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, and visit one of the 60 designated wine regions across the country. You can also experience Indigenous culture across Australia.
Australian Society is friendly, secure, advanced, and harmonious. Many cultural groups are represented in Australia, which makes it among the most culturally diverse nations in the world. The proximity to the area of the country affects the economy, its own culture, and way of life. Australia's government emphasize the following rules for better living:
- Respect for liberty, dignity and value of the person
- Freedom of association and speech, religion, and also secular authorities
- Support for parliamentary democracy and the rule of law
- Equality under the law
- Equality of opportunity
- Equality of Women and Men
- A spirit of egalitarianism that embraces mutual respect, tolerance, and empathy for people in need.
Famous Activities to do in Australia
There are several means to involve the Australian culture, from taking part in amazing theatre events to doing adventurous hiking or enjoying barbequing on scenic beaches. Surfing and other water activities are highlights of Australia. It has been stated that Australia is still an easy place to become a tourist on a budget.
Reasonable study costs
Study costs in Australia are considerably lower than other major destinations such as the United States and United Kingdom. Fees for secondary schools in Australia start from $AUD7800 and can reach around $AUD30,000 per year. An undergraduate program can cost you from $AUD15,000 to $AUD33,000 per year and postgraduate tuition fees range from $AUD20,000 to $AUD37,000 annually. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) courses start at around $AUD4000 while fees for foundation studies start from $AUD15,000 per year. Planning to take up an English language course? These courses start from only $AUD300 per week depending on the course length.
Transportation in Australia
Australia's public transport system includes trains, buses, trams and ferries. There are also taxi services in all cities and major towns. The types of transport available vary between cities. Your education provider will be able to give you details of local public transport when you arrive.
International students may drive in Australia on a valid overseas drivers license, which you must carry with you when you are driving. If your license is not printed in English, you must also carry either an English translation or an International Driving Permit (IDP). Like Kuwait, Australians also drive on the left-hand-side of the road. There are different driving regulations in each state and territory
Beautiful weather and landscapes
Australia has diverse landscapes, beautiful coastlines, vast outback and modern cities, as well as unique marsupials such as kangaroos, koalas, wombats and quokkas. Studying in Australia is a ticket for you to visit natural attractions, including the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the Northern Territory, the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland and Rottnest Island in Western Australia. A great benefit of studying in Australia is being able to experience the sunny weather and laid-back attitude for which Australia is well known.
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