University study abroad opportunities are plentiful in Australia.
The ABC’s Student Trends survey found that nearly half of Australians (47 per cent) are studying overseas, with the number of international students increasing by 40 per cent in the past year.
University study overseas opportunities are abundant in Australia.(ABC News: Kate O’Brien)Read moreUniversity study abroad options are plentiful.
The survey found 32 per cent of Australians are studying abroad, with 15 per cent studying in Sydney and the rest in Melbourne.
University study overseas options are abundant.
The poll found that 36 per cent are studying in Australia, with Sydney and Melbourne the top two locations.
University studies are popular in Australia and in some countries they are the main source of international student income.
The ABC’s University study has found a significant increase in international students coming to Australia, in particular to Sydney.
The number of students studying overseas in Australia has increased by 38 per cent from 2011 to 2016.
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International students have made up a significant part of the university study abroad population in Australia since 2011.
In 2015, there were 1.8 million international students in Australian universities, the report said.
That figure increased to 2.4 million in 2016.
University students make up a substantial part of Australia’s student population, according to the Australian Research Council.
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The study also found the number in the top 10 universities for international students grew from 19,000 in 2011 to 32,000 last year.
International study abroad programs are not limited to Australia.
In some countries, such as the US, New Zealand, Singapore and Australia, there are a number of programs that offer international students opportunities to study in Australia or elsewhere in the world.
The National Study Abroad Centre (NSC) in New Zealand is the largest program in the country and is run by a range of organisations including the Australian Education Union, University of Sydney, the New Zealand Council for International Students and the University of New Zealand.
Read the ABC’s Global Student Trends 2016 survey on university study overseas here.
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