Why study in Melbourne?
One of the question that most of our international students ask is, which city should they study in? A lot of major cities in Australia that offers the best qualification for education. Most of these cities are cited as the best place to live in the world. And one of them is Melbourne. We are going to lay it out why Melbourne would be one of the finest choice to study in Australia.
World’s best place to live
Do you know that Melbourne has been voted as the best place to live in the world? In 3 consecutive years! The rank is given by The Economist Intelligence Unit, which is based on stability, worked out by looking at crime rates and civil unrest; quality of healthcare; culture and environment; education and infrastructure Melbourne is famed for its vibrant multi-culturalism, burgeoning arts scene, excellent food and wine and is the sporting capital of Australia.
Melbourne offers an extensive range of universities, colleges, and TAFE (Technical And Further Education) institutes. All level of qualifications are available from trade certificate to doctorate, and they are recognized by employer and education institution worldwide. Not to mention University of Melbourne is placed as the #1 university in Australia, and #34 in the world according to Times Higher Education.
Ease of getting around
There are a lot of means of transportation to get around Melbourne. Bus, train, taxi, train, etc. The public transportation is so convenient especially for international students whereas own transporatation will be too expensive.
Train and tram services schedule
- Monday to Thursday 5am – midnight
- Friday and Saturday 5am – 1am
- Sunday 7am – 11pm
While many of Melbourne’s bus routes run from
- Monday to Friday 6am – 9pm
- Saturday 8am – 9pm
- Sunday 9am – 9pm.
Strong economic growth
At 95%, Melbourne has one of the highest employment rate in Australia. That means there are a lot of opportunities for you to find a job after you graduate, or even finding a part time work. Most of the jobs are centralized in the city of Melbourne with professional, technical and scientific services sector contribute as the biggest industry.
City of Literature
Since 2008, Melbourne is considered a UNESCO City of Literature because of its literary festivals, book stores, publishers, and history of famous, award-winning authors.
Endless sightseeing and entertainment
Gothic Laneways, Yarra River, Royal Park, Crown Casino, and many more. You name it. Melbourne has infinite sightseeing and merriment to keep you away from getting bored. Not to mention most of major Australia sport events are held in Melbourne, for example Australian Open Tennis, Grand Prix, etc. Or if you are more into nature, there are many beautiful beaches nearby, or Victorian mountain regions.