Similar to Indonesia, Australia also has student cities popular among international students who wish to study in this country famous for its kangaroo. There are five (5) top student cities in Australia according to the QS World University Rankings 2016. Here are 5 Top Student Cities in Australia
This metropolitan city that has the iconic Opera House is famous for its nightlife and it is also a creative and intellectual city. The sign of intellectuality in this city is shown from the two (2) of the worlds and Australia’s top universities that chose Sydney as their location.
University of Sydney (ranked 46th in the world) and the University of New South Wales (ranked 49th in the world) is also a member of the Group of 8, the top eight (8) universities in Australia. Beside the two (2) universities, Sydney is also a home to some of the best universities such as Macquarie University (ranked 247th in the world), University of Technology, Sydney (ranked 193rd in the world), and the University of Western Sydney (ranked 551-600th in the world).
Known as cultural and multicultural city, Melbourne can be an alternative to those who want to study in Australia. Melbourne placed second in the QS Best Student Cities 2016 after Paris.
Just like Sydney, Melbourne is also home to two (2) worlds and Australia’s top universities, University of Melbourne (ranked 42nd in the world) and Monash University (ranked 65th in the world). Melbourne is also the location for other famous institutions such as RMIT (ranked 252nd in the world), Deakin University (ranked 355th in the world), and Swinburne University of Technology (ranked 441-450th in the world).
Australia’s 3rd biggest city, Brisbane, is famous for the local hospitality, live music, beautiful beaches, as well as the best institutions in the world. Among the universities in Brisbane, the leading universities including the University of Queensland (ranked 51st in the world), Queensland University of Technology (ranked 276th in the world) and Griffith University (ranked 336th in the world).
If you prefer a quiet life, Perth can be an alternative choice. Located in west Australia, Perth has many beautiful rarely visited beaches so you can enjoy the natural beauty of the beach. You can also enjoy the cafes, parks, and quiet beach in the capital city of Western Australia.
This city has three (3) prestigious universities such as the University of Western Australia (ranked 102nd in the world), Curtin University (ranked 306th), and Murdoch University (ranked 501-550th in the world).
Just like other cities in Australia, Adelaide also has many amazing beaches and lush greenery from the vineyards that make this city as one of the leading in wine-making in Australia.
For nature lovers and nature preserves, Adelaide is the right choice, A leading university that you can choose in this city are the University of Adelaide (ranked 125th in the world), University of South Australia (ranked 288th in the world), and the Flinders University (ranked 551-600th). (NRK)