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Australia: Spotlight on Schools

   Jan 30, 2021
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Curtin University Vice Chancellor Prof. John Cordery

Ranked 10th in Australia and 174th in the world, according to the U.S. News and World Report rankings, Curtin University in Perth also has campuses in Malaysia, Singapore, Mauritius and Dubai. Students of Curtin University become part of an extensive academic network that provides internationally recognized degrees that prepare them for the competitive global market.

Location: Perth

No. of students: 13,000 (foreign) / 1,900 (Chinese)

Top programs: Commerce and Engineering

Contact person: Lily Xu, Regional Recruitment Manager

Phone: +86 1 39 1850 8366 / E-mail: / URL:


Tasmania University Vice Chancellor Rufus Black

The University of Tasmania has developed a stimulating academic environment and campus life that allows all its students to excel in their chosen courses in one of the world’s most beautiful locations. Maintaining a distinctive Tasmanian identity, it offers an internationalized curriculum, a wide range of degrees, various student exchanges, and diverse learning experiences that will shape future global leaders.

Location: Hobart

No. of students: 7,920 (foreign) / 2,735 (Chinese)

Top programs: Marine and Antarctic Science, Maritime Engineering, Earth and

Marine Sciences, Environmental Studies, Medicine, Law, Agriculture

Contact person: Ms. Candy Han

Phone: +61 3 6226 6200 / E-mail: / URL:


Sydney comes alive in the nighttime.

The New South Wales (NSW) Government set up Study NSW as a dedicated unit to support and grow the number of international students in Sydney and the Australian State of NSW. Study NSW’s priority is enhancing international students’ experience and promoting NSW’s leadership in international education launching global careers.

Location: Sydney

No. of students: 287,362 (foreign) / 82,111 (Chinese)

Top programs: English Language Courses, Business Management, Engineering and Related Technologies

Contact person: Peter Mackey, Director, International Trade

E-mail: / URL:


Study QLD Executive Director Shannon Willoughby

Start Here. Go Anywhere. With international students from more than 160 countries, Queensland is becoming a melting pot of culture and talent. The Australian state hosts more than 200 globally recognized schools and educational institutions spread across 11 cities and towns, making it the perfect platform to launch a successful career.

No. of students: 72,000 (foreign) / 24,000 (Chinese)

Top Programs: Engineering, Biomedicine, Physics,

Environmental Science, Robotics



More than a century old, St. Margaret's remains one of Australia top day and boarding schools for girls

St Margaret’s is an independent day and boarding school. A leader in girls’ education, it has a proud boarding history with 185 boarders living on campus. Named Australia’s Boarding School of the Year in 2019 and 2020, St Margaret’s offers global opportunities and programs and is known for its focus on academic excellence.

Location: Brisbane

No. of students: 51 (foreign) / 34 (Chinese)

Top programs: Global Exchange Program, STEM focus, Mandarin and French, Extensive extracurricular programs across the Arts, Sport and Music, a range of pathways to tertiary study and other career paths.

Contact person: Ms Angelin Achari

Phone: +61 7 3862 0777/ E-mail: / URL:

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