New South Wales (NSW) isn’t just an incredible place to live, it’s also a great place to study. Constantly topping student lifestyle surveys, Sydney has one of the biggest international student populations in the country and is ranked in the top 10 best student cities in the world for studying abroad in the QS Best Student Cities 2022.
Sydney ranks in the top five QS Graduate Employability Rankings and offers internationally recognised qualifications, lecturers and teachers, as well as access to first-class facilities and resources.
Six out of 11 NSW universities are featured in the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings 2022. NSW is also home to the oldest university in Australia, which was established in 1850. The universities in Sydney and Regional NSW offer a range of study options for international students.
To find out more about studying in NSW, visit StudyNSW.
English Language Courses
NSW colleges and universities offer internationally recognised English language courses for all ability levels. From short courses to ELICOS (English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students), completing an accredited English course may help you enter into higher-level study in NSW.
Higher Education Courses
Choose to study at one of NSW’s world-class universities or higher education providers for excellent teaching, facilities and support. NSW higher education options include courses from bachelor degrees to postgraduate diplomas and masters degrees.
Choose between NSW’s public Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and private Vocational Education and Training (VET) for the best vocational courses. Vocational learning is focused on becoming job-ready and is based on practical skills. VET certificates and diplomas offer training over the course of one or two years.
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