What makes Melbourne Australia’s prime destination for international students?
Melbourne, the capital of the state of Victoria, is the second most populous city in Australia. It is ranked second best city of the world (after Paris and ahead of Tokyo, Sydney and London) for international students in QS Best Student Cities ranking 2016. Melbourne has also been named Australia’s best city for overseas students. Being the cultural capital of Australia, every year Melbourne secures a place in best student cities ranking of the world. The number of international students coming in Melbourne grows gradually year by year, majority of them are from China (around 30%).
Melbourne has also ranked 1st out of more than cities in Global Liveability Ranking. A rich culture, friendly environment along with a world class education system with state of the art teaching methods and research collectively make Melbourne the second best city for students in the world.
There are number of factors which make Melbourne the student hub of Australia:
- Worldwide Recognition and high Quality Education
Qualifications from educational institutions in Melbourne are renowned internationally, in simple words, which mean that getting a degree from a Melbourne university will enable you to get your desired job in almost any country. Melbourne’s world-class universities are equipped with advanced facilities, internationally experienced faculty, and incredible student services. These universities offer their students an opportunity to create their name in high up research and innovation facilities.
- A wide range of education options
Students who want to study in Melbourne have a number of challenging, vibrant education options to pick from. There are round nine world renowned universities in Melbourne, these include.
• Deakin University
• Monash University
• RMIT University
• Swinburne University of Technology
• University of Ballarat
• University of Melbourne
• La Trobe University
• Victoria University
• Australian Catholic University
- World's most liveable city
Time and again, Melbourne is ranked 1st as the world's most liveable city. This city has received this title with the highest score in number of factors including constancy, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. The students, who study in Melbourne, live in a safe and vivacious city that provide first-class study options, services and a wide array of things to do.
- A multicultural place
Melbourne is an exceptionally culturally diverse place with people from more than 140 countries. The city’s multiculturalism has played a great role in the diverse educational opportunities accessible within this refined city. Students from all over the world choose Melbourne to study at one of its 9 outstanding universities, or any other higher educational institutions available in this city. Melbourne not only offers international students a high quality education, but it also provides a vibrant lifestyle experience as this city is full of restaurants, cafes, galleries, bars, and boutiques.
- Plenty of things to do
Overseas students studying in Melbourne have a wide range of fun and thrilling ways to enjoy their times. They can spend their weekends or holidays by exploring the music scene in Brunswick, walking along the river Yarra that runs through the heart of the city or can go for swimming with seahorses around the piers of the Mornington Peninsula. They may also prefer to explore the Melbourne Zoo, or go for a stroll through the Royal Botanical Gardens.