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About Australia

Australia remains one of the most popular destinations for international students. International students made up approximately 21 percent of the entire higher education student population in the country in 2015. The majority of international students in Australia came from Asia.


Fast Facts: Australia

  • There were over 292,000 international students in Australian higher education in 2015.
  • The top five places of origin were China, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Nepal
  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians access quality and affordable early child care and childhood education, school education, higher education, vocational education and training, international education and research.
Source: The Australian Government Department of Education and Training

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