Canberra has been ranked #22 in the Best Student Cities by QS World Rankings in 2016. With a low cost of living, several nature reserves, and a thriving social scene, it is no wonder that 30% of the student population in Canberra consists of international students.
Here are the top universities you should apply to if you wish to study in Canberra:
1. University of Canberra:
The University of Canberra promotes professionalism and a global outlook. It offers various degrees that are recognized internationally. The university has a total of 11, 000 students, out of which 3000 are international students. It believes in producing confident, intelligent professionals. Notable alumni include TV presenter Wil Anderson, author Cate Kennedy, and skier Paul Murray.
2. Australian National University:
Consistently ranked among the top universities of the world, Australian National University has a reputation for drawing students from across Australia and the globe, creating a vibrant and diverse community where everyone feels at home. It was ranked #22 in the Graduate Employability rankings of 2016. Out of 16, 000 students, however, only 5000 are able to live on campus. The university boasts of 5 Nobel laureates across staff and alumni. Other famous alumni include the CEO of Kellogg’s, former CEO of Singapore Airlines, Justice of the High Court of Australia, former Prime Minister of Australia, and President of the Elizabeth Arden brand.
3. Canberra Institute of Technology:
Canberra Institute of Technology or CIT is the largest technical and vocational education provider in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) with an impressive 90-years-old history. The college has 5 campuses across the city and offers diverse undergraduate courses. The total student population is 20, 000, out of which 1000 are international students.
University Living strives to provide happy homes to international students near their universities so they can study without distractions while making the most of a new city.