Herin we provide you with a short profile of some of the more popular universities and technical institutions around Australia with overseas students.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. Based in Brisbane with a global outlook, it has 40,000 students including 6,000 from overseas. QUT is marketed as “A university of the real world”, because of its closed links with....
|CQU University :
Central Queensland University (alternatively known as CQUniversity) is an Australian public university based in Queensland. Its main campus is in North Rockhampton, Queensland. However, it also has campuses in Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay and Noosa, as well as study and research hubs in Cairns and Adelaide respectively. In addition, the university boasts metropolitan campuses located in Melbourne, Sydney, the Gold Coast and Brisbane. As of 2012, the metropolitan campuses host both international and domestic students.
|Griffith University :
Griffith University is a public, co-educational research university located in the Southeastern region of the Australian state of Queensland. It has five campuses located on Gold Coast, Logan City, and in the Brisbane suburbs of Mount Gravatt, Nathan and South Bank.
|The University of Western Sydney :
The University of Western Sydney also known as UWS is a multi-campus university. It was ranked among the 600 university in the world by the Times Higher Education/QS World Rankings. The university has approximately 37,000 students, 2,800 of those are international students with 5,000 administrative staff.
|RMIT University :
RMIT University (officially the Royal Melbourne institute) is an Australian public university. It is the third oldest higher education provider in the state of Victoria and the seventh-oldest in Australia according to the THES-QS World University Rankings in 2009, RMIT is ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia.
|Monash University :
MONASH University is a member of Go8 (Group of Eight), an alliance of leading Australian universities recognized for their excellence in teaching and research. Go8 universities produce graduates who find full time employment sooner, begin on higher salaries and are more likely to move onto postgraduates studies than graduates from other Australian universities.
|Curtin University :
Curtin University is an Australian university based in Perth, western Australia with additional campuses in regional Western Australia and at Miri, Sydney and Singapore. As of 2010, the university has a student enrollment of 46,634 with a FTE of 33,509 of whom 19,872 were onshore or offshore international students and employed a staff of 3,020. Curtin was the first university in Western Australia to offer degree-level courses in film and television, furniture design and fashion and textile design.
|UQ University :
The University Of Queensland (UQ) is a public university located in the state of Queensland of Australia, it is also one of Australia’s premier learning institutions. It is the oldest university in Queensland. Its graduates have become leaders in all areas of society and industry. The university operates three major campuses. The main campus is at St. Lucia, 7 kilometers from the center........
|La Trobe University :
La Trobe University is a multi-campus university based in Victoria, Australia. With learning, teaching and research designed to enrich the world and a history of academic innovation, La Trobe is leading the way in higher education. It was established in 1964 by an Act of parliament to become the third oldest university in the state of Victoria.
|Ballarat University :
The University of Ballarat(UB), established 1870, is Australia’s third oldest university, it is renowned for the practical nature of its courses which have strong links to industry, it is also a public funded institution and is renowned for research. The University of Ballarat has three campuses available for....
The institution opened in Toowoomba, Queensland-Australia 1967 and has changed significantly since that time – building its research and postgraduate programs, expanding its international profile, and growing as a multi-campus institution – but it has retained its foundation values of putting the student first.
Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE is a large government funded institution providing a broad range of accredited vocational education and training at six campuses in the central and northern metropolitan regions of Melbourne. NMIT has excellent resources which include some of the latest technological developments. Included in these resources are two industrial robots, fully equipped laboratories and workshops, audio visual equipment and studio, language laboratory, mainframe and personal computer rooms.
UNIVERSITY OF Holmesglen :
Holmesglen Institute of TAFE is a modern, dynamic tertiary institution with an established international focus. Located across three campuses in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Holmesglen has over 50,000 students enrolled in over 600 different courses. The Institute has a reputation for being innovative and dynamic and maintains the highest standards of instruction and provides a complete student support system, using the latest developments in instructional technology and pastoral care.
UNIVERSITY OF GCIT :
With five centrally located campuses and a selection of online learning options Gold Coast Institute of TAFE is the largest vocational education provider on the Gold Coast and was awarded Queensland's 2007 Public Training Provider of the Year. GCIT delivers high quality training, equipping graduates with relevant skills and knowledge to enter the workforce or go on to further tertiary study. GCIT is committed to producing highly skilled graduates who make a difference.
UNIVERSITY OF SBIT :
Southbank Institute of Technology is the leading, and largest, TAFE institute in Queensland with over 30 000 enrolled students. The three campuses are close to everything - cultural and entertainment facilities, sporting venues, city centre and public transport. SBIT offers a wide range of programs that have been designed to meet students needs and goals. From career training and development to further education and personal needs, they have a program for you.
UNIVERSITY OF BNT :
Brisbane North Institute of TAFE aims to provide quality education and leadership for the benefit of our students and the wider community and is focused on increasing student's job opportunities and equipping them with the skills and expertise for a rewarding career. BNT is a government owned vocational training institute with five campuses in key locations across Brisbane-Queensland.
UNIVERSITY OF Kangan Batman :
Kangan Batman TAFE is a flexible, innovative and friendly place of learning, with a dynamic multicultural atmosphere and is Victoria's major training provider for the automotive, aerospace, polymer and transport industries and is the state's largest provider of traineeship and apprenticeship training. Stemming back to as early as 1925, Kangan Batman’s purpose is to provide education services that help enterprises grow, communities prosper and individuals realise their full potential.
UNIVERSITY OF TAFE NSW :
TAFE NSW is the largest education and training provider in the southern hemisphere. Over 1200 practical, work-oriented training courses and intensive English programs are delivered to 500,000 students every year at our 130 campuses throughout Sydney-Australia and townships in NSW. TAFE NSW courses provide practical, work-related skills that provide excellent training to enter a job. Courses are developed with industry experts so you can be confident you are learning skills that employers want in their workforce.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES :
University of New South Wales, a research focused university located in Kensington-Australia a suburb in Sydney-Australia New South Wales, Australia. It is a member of the Go8 (Group of Eight), a coalition of leading universities in Australia, it is also a founding member of UNIVERSITAS 21, an international network of leading research –intensive universities. It is founded in 1949, UNSW is recognized as one of Australia’s leading teaching and research institution, and has developed a strong reputation in a number of fields. UNSW, currently has 46,000 students studying in 600 undergraduate and post graduate programs. The university was ranked 49th on the QS World University Ranking, receiving five gold stars.
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY :
Macquarie University is an Australian public and research university located in Sydney-Australia with its main campus situated in Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, It is the 4th largest university in Sydney with four faculties and an approximately 37,000 students, it offers 87 undergraduate courses and 124 different postgraduate courses to students. Macquarie University also has the largest student exchange program in Australia. The Academic Ranking of World Universities listed it as the 7th among universities in its 2009 ranking.
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY :
Edith Cowan University (ECU) is located in Perth, Western-Australia. It was named after the first woman elected to an Australian Parliament, and is the only university named after a woman. ECU is Western Australia’s 2nd largest university with approximately 20,000 students at undergrad and postgraduate levels, approximately 4,000 of whom are international students from over 90 countries outside Australia. It offers more than 400 courses across two metropolitan campuses in Mount Lawey and Joondalup, and a regional campus in the Southwest, Bunburry, 200 km of Perth.
SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY :
Southern Cross University (SCU) is an Australian public university committed to innovative teaching and research, offering an outstanding level of support to its international students. It is based on the North and Mid North Coast of New South Wales-Australia. It is a regional university with more than 14,000 students. The university’s primary campus is in Lismore, with other campus located at Coffs Harbour and Tweed Heads. It is Australia’s seventh-largest provider of distance education. It also has international students from about 50 countries.
UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA :
The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a medium sized public Australian university based in Tasmania-Australia. Officially founded on January 1, 1890, it was the fourth university to be established in nineteenth-century Australia. It is a sandstone university and is a member of the International Association of Commonwealth Universities. It offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of discipline.
UNIVERSITY of NEWCASTLE (UoN) :
The University of Newcastle is an Australian public university that was established in 1965. Its main and largest campus is located in Callaghan-Australia, a suburb of Newcastle in New South Wales. It also has campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore and Sydney CBD. It has an approximately 15,256 full time students and 15,080 part time students (including more than 23,948 undergraduate). The University of Newcastle is a member of Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU Australia) and the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB International).
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE :
The University of Melbourne is a public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is the second oldest university in Australia and the oldest in Victoria. It is a member of Australia’s “Group of Eight” lobby group, the Universitas 21 and Association of Pacific Rim Universities networks. The University consistently ranks among the best universities in Australia and the world, especially in biological and health sciences. It has been placed top in Australia and 37th in the world by the Times Higher Education 20211-2012 rankings of the world’s top 400 universities.
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY :
The University of Sydney is a public university located in Sydney, New South Wales. The main campus spreads across the suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington on the southwestern outskirts of the Sydney CBD. Founded in 1850, it is the oldest in Australia and Oceania. It has 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students (2011)The University of Sydney is organized into 16 faculties and schools, through which it offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees. It consistently ranks among the top universities in Australia and Oceania.
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY :
The Australian National University (ANU) is a public university located in the Australian capital, Canberra. It is the nation’s seventh oldest university and the only public university to be established by Commonwealth, as opposed to State or Territory. In 2011 ANU was separately ranked 26th and 38th among the world’s universities and 1st and 2nd among Australian universities by the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings respectively.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES:
The University Of New South Wales (UNSW), is a research-focused university based in Kensington, A suburb in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The university is a member of the “Group of Eight” coalition of leading Australian universities, and is also a founding member of Universitas 21, an international network of leading research-intensive universities.
The University of Adelaide
The University of Adelaide is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia. It is the third oldest university in Australia; it is associated with five Nobel Laureates, 104 Rhodes Scholars and is a member of “Group of Eight” as well as the sandstone universities. Its main campus is located on the cultural boulevard of North Terrace in the Adelaide City centre, adjacent to the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum and the State Library of South Australia.
The University Of Western Australia (UWA)
The University Of Western Australia (UWA) was established by an Act of the Western Australian Parliament in Feb. 1911 and began teaching students for the first time in1913. It is the oldest university in the state of Western Australia and the only university in the state to be a member of the Group of Eight, as well as the sandstone universities.