According to Study International, Australia remains the preferred destination for International Students in 2023, edging out Canada by just 2%.
The study was conducted by IDP, Australia's largest education agency, and included 10,000 students in various stages of the study cycle - considering where to study, currently studying, and having completed their studies.
The majority of respondents were from the Sub-Continent, China and Southeast Asia.
The top reasons for considering Australia as their study destination of choice included:
perceived quality of education
post-graduation employment opportunities
making newcomers feel welcome
For education agents placing students from offshore, it would be prudent to include information on the topics above in your counselling sessions. Good sources of information include: