Broaden your horizons in Perth, Western Australia!
Each year, hundreds of American students travel to Perth to get a quality education and experience the unique Australian lifestyle. So... why Perth?
Here are 8 great reasons to study abroad in a place that is rated "the world's fifth most liveable city"! (The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2009)
1. World class education
Perth's universities, vocational institutions, schools and English language colleges provide quality assured education with flexible study pathways and state-of-the-art facilities.
2. A lifestyle that's hard to match
Perth offers one of the highest standards of living in the world, and is famous for its long days of sunshine, spotless blue skies, pollution-free environment, and welcoming and friendly people.
3. A leader in science and technology
If you study science in Perth, you will work alongside award-winning scientists and have the opportunity to contribute to life-changing projects.
4. The most multi-cultural state in Australia
People of more than 200 different nationalities live, work and study in Perth; speak over 170 languages; and practice over 100 religions.
5. Get a part-time job
If you are on a student visa, you will have the opportunity to work part-time for up to 20 hours per week. If you're not a native speaker, it's a great way to improve your English!
6. A perfect backdrop for festivals and fun
Perth is Western Australia's cultural hub for arts and entertainment. Visit art galleries; enjoy a night of theatre, ballet, comedy or film; and experience the city's outdoor festivals.
7. A city of opportunities
If you gain a qualification that's recognised in the Western Australian Occupations in Demand List , you will be eligible for the General Skilled Migration program.
8. Discover a land of beauty
Whilst you are on your study break in Perth, don't miss the opportunity to travel out of the city and experience the breathtaking natural phenomena that Western Australia has to offer.