Australia, one of the most fascinating and highly developed, is the sixth largest country in the world. Endowed with astounding beaches, plenty of wildlife, natural wonders and cosmopolitan conurbations, the country offers some unique experiences that are hard to find somewhere else.
With a population that originates from more than 200 countries, Australia is the most friendly and accommodating country in the world. The country's outdoor activities have always encouraged people to come together, be it gathering around a barbecue or at sporting events.
Australia is widely known for providing high quality healthcare. Both public and private hospitals are equipped with latest technologies and top-notch services. This has been reflected with a great overall health record of the Australian population, with life expectancy at birth set at over 81 years of age.
Australia has also been popular study destination for international students. It has eight of the top 100 universities in the world that offer more than 22000 courses across 1100 institutions. The country also boasts five of the 30 best student cities in the world, which includes Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide
Every year, the Australian Government invests around $200,000,000 in international scholarships. Additionally, it evaluates that all the universities in the country to make sure they are maintaining the high standards on an annual basis.
Australia’s Education System
Australia not only has the excellence for providing international education but great opportunities also to form a global network. Over the years, the educational institutes of Australia have nurtured the needs of its students by focusing on practical learning and a thorough understanding of different topics.
Like other countries, the education system of Australia is mainly divided into three broad areas - Primary School, Secondary/Senior Secondary School and Territory Education.
Primary School: It runs for seven or eight years, starting from Kindergarten
Secondary School: It starts from the years 7 to 10 or 8 to 10 and runs for three or four years
Senior Secondary: It starts from the years 11 and 12 and runs for two years.
Territory Education: It includes both higher education and Vocational education and training (VET).