There are many reasons for choosing a study abroad. But if you choose to study in Australia, we’ll not feel surprised when you choose Perth. Perth is the captal of Western Australia, Australia’s 4th most populous city. It’s also a quite popular tourist destination. Studying in Perth enables you not only to pursuit high-quality education but also live in a beautiful environment. In the part below, we’d like to share with you top 10 reasons why Perth is a great study destination when you determine to study in Perth.
There’re many universities in Perth, two of excellent ones where you can study in are Curtin University and University of Western Australia. The two higher education institutions have a wide range of courses and study options for you as an international student. At both institutions you can not only study bachelors and masters courses in many fields of study, but also in various study abroad programs in which you take 1 or 2 semesters courses for your minor or as an interim year.
2. The beautiful skyline of Perth
Perth has a beautiful skyline that is best viewed from Kings Park. From this park with its impressive botanical gardens, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the city and the Swan River. You also have a great view of the city from Lake Monger.
3. Sunshire in Perth
In Perth, you can enjoy more sunshire than that in any other capital cities. You’ll have the feeling that you are on a summer holiday during your studies.
4. The beautiful beaches of Perth and Western Australia
The city is located on the west coast of Australia and there you have many wonderful beaches, such as the beautiful Cottesloe Beach, Mullaloo Beach, Scarborough Beach and the many dream beaches on Rottnest Island.
5. The quokkas on Rottnest Island
This small kangaroo, the quokka, is rare on the Australian mainland, but is still abundant on Rottnest Island near Perth. This particularly cute marsupial is no bigger than a hare and is not shy.
6. The beautiful nature parks in Western Australia
In Perth and the surrounding area, you will find a number of special nature parks, such as Nambung National Park with the Pinnacles, thousands of limestone columns in a kind of lunar landscape.
7. The great outdoor activities in Perth
Perth offers many opportunities for the active and adventurous outdoorsman. For example, you can go snorkeling, diving or surfing at one of the many beaches and cool surf spots, suppen (stand up paddling) on the Swan River or cycle on Rottnest Island.
8. The port city of Fremantle
Fremantle, also known as Freo, is the most important port city in Western Australia and is located at the mouth of the Swan River near Perth. Here you go for a delicious bite and nice trinkets at the Fremantle Markets, for the beautiful Victorian buildings, for the relaxed atmosphere, for a Fremantle prison tour and of course for a free beer at the Little Creatures brewery.
9. Penguins spotting on Penguin Island
Penguin Island is located in the south of Perth and is home to a colony of pygmy penguins. The island belongs to a group of small islands in the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park where you can also spot sea lions, dolphins and pelicans. In the nearby town of Rockingham you can also do dolphin tours and swim with the tumblers.
10. Student life in Perth
A student city is only complete when beer and wine flows abundantly and that is certainly not a problem in Perth! There are many vineyards in the Swan River Valley north of Perth and you can take various wine tasting tours here. In addition to wine tours, you can also enjoy the many interesting festivals and the good nightlife in the city. A very popular entertainment area is Northbridge, with many nice clubs and cafes. And also on the university campuses all kinds of interesting activities are regularly organized.