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Migration Centre of South Australia

Education

 

 

The education system in South Australia

 

Australian education is one of the most reputable all over the world. Adelaide’s three long-established universities have been popular with international students for many years and continue to sit high on international listings.

  • There are plenty of reasons to study in South Australia.
  • A tradition of education excellence. The University of Adelaide was founded in 1874. It is among Australia’s oldest and a continued tradition of excellence sees it winning accolades and ranking high on international listings.
  • Variety of choices. South Australia has internationally-recognised universities, an extensive Vocational Education and Training (VET) system and a highly regarded primary and secondary school sector.
  • South Australia is Australia’s most affordable state and Adelaide is Australia’s most affordable city.
  • Adelaide is famous for its very welcoming and relaxed lifestyle. Adelaide is cosmopolitan and it is also safe, respectful and very inclusive.
  • Community Support. The Government Programme -Study Adelaide - arranges a year-long calendar of free entertainment for international students, celebrating South Australia’s outstanding lifestyle.
  • Job opportunity. International students can work up to 20 hours during semester, and unlimited hours during term breaks.
  • Easy and beautiful living. There plenty of vibrant cafés and restaurants, arts and museums, astonishing calendar of international festivals and sports and fitness events.
  • An authentic Australian experience. It is a chance to immerse in the local culture and explore world-famous attractions.

In South Australia:

 

  • You can choose to send your child to a public, independent or Catholic school
  • It is compulsory for children to be enrolled in primary school by their sixth birthday
  • Government schools are commonly referred to as public schools
  • In some cases more than one stage of a child’s learning may be catered for at one location
  • All young people under the age of 17 are required to participate in full time schooling, training or work for at least 25 hours per week
  • International students who wish to study and live in South Australia can attend public schools

More information:

Department for Education and Child Development
Government of South Australia
Study in Adelaide
CRICOS

 

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