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Why Queensland

Why

Queensland, a gateway to limitless learning experiences.

Queensland is Australia's second largest state, covering 1,727,000 square kilometres and has a population of more than 4.7 million people.

With its world-class education and training providers at scenic locations from cities to country towns to the beach, you'll feel at home in Queensland's safe, vibrant and relaxed environment.

Queensland boasts a leading education and training system comprising more than 280 schools and education providers across the state. Currently, Queensland attracts students from more than 160 countries each year.

Why Queensland, Australia?

  • 5 International Airports

    We are the only state with 5 international airports, which makes travel to and from your home country easier and more accessible.

  • Student Concession benefits

    International students enrolled in full time accredited courses may be entitled to local transport concessions.

  • Tropical Climate State

    Queensland has an enviable climate and lifestyle, with most of the state having warm and sunny weather for most of the year.

  • Free Schooling

    PhD students and 576 visa holders may be eligible for free schooling depending on the QLD public schools and circumstances.

  • Ideal Lifestyle

    Queensland offers a strong economy, a high standard of living, relaxed outdoor lifestyle and excellent work experience opportunities.

  • 5 World Heritage sites

    Queensland has five of Australia's 11 World Heritage sites and is home to many famous landmarks including Great Barrier Reef etc.

 
  • Ideal Lifestyle

    Queensland offers a strong economy, a high standard of living, relaxed outdoor lifestyle and excellent work experience opportunities.

  • 5 World Heritage sites

    Queensland has five of Australia's 11 World Heritage sites and is home to many famous landmarks including Great Barrier Reef etc.

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    Idyllic subtropical weather

    With 263 days of sunshine a year, on average!

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    Clean, green and attractive environment

    With nature at your doorstep.

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    Suitable accommodation

    Options with amenities.

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    7,000 kms of coastline

    With world renowned beaches and waterways.

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    One of the most politically stable countries

    in the world.

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    Enjoy an outdoor culture

    where eating out, sports and recreation are part of the norm.

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    Fresh produce

    Infused modern cuisine readily available and affordable.

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    Vibrant arts and creative culture

    With performances, museums and festivals.

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Did you know Queensland is home to five of Australia’s eleven World Natural Heritage Areas, such as Fraser Island, Scenic Rim National Parks, and the Great Barrier Reef.

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