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What Makes Australia a Great Country for Business Students?

Posted on October 28, 2015 in Supply Chain Education Programs

As two of Rob O’Byrne’s foremost passions are helping people succeed in business and helping people to learn about business, it seemed like a great idea to write a post about business study in Australia. If you’re a young or mature student, planning to undertake some study outside of your home country, there are far worse locations that you could choose than the Land of Oz. To illustrate the point, here are a few important reasons why Australia is a great country for business students from anywhere in the world.

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Focus on International Business

As a nation, Australia is necessarily supportive of global trade, since it depends a lot on overseas markets. Hence business students have access not only to study programs with a focus on international trade, but also to a population of fellow students encompassing a wide range of nationalities and cultures.

Absence of Cultural Boundaries

The Australian business-education environment blends the perspectives of Eastern and Western business and management styles and methodologies. In short, Australia is not only well-versed in hosting international scholars, it’s a great country for business students to gain an appreciation of professional diversity.

Work Experience Opportunities

When you enroll with an Australian educational institution, you can be assured that you will be given ample opportunity to gain experience in the industry for which you are studying. Internships in Australian companies are usually plentiful, as are industry-specific projects, where you and your fellow students work on solving live problems for real businesses.

So Good, You Might Want to Stay

Australia is also a great country for business students to stay on after graduation. If you fall in love with the country during your studies, there are a few channels through which you can stay on after graduation, either for a short or longer period of time.

Other advantages include the fact that Australia is an English-speaking country, has a pretty good climate and offers plenty of entertainment and pastimes to get involved in when you’re not on campus. All in all, as a country in which to study business, you can’t go far wrong by spending a few semesters in Australia.

 

 

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