Federation University Australia(FedUni) has multiple campuses in Victoria, Australia and has achieved a maximum five-star rating for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide from 2010-2014. As one of Victoria's 5-star universities, FedUni offers over 400 comprehensive study programs – ranging from short term courses to degrees and beyond. The Ballarat and Mount Helen campuses are well known for their nursing programs.
Ranked number one in Victoria for student support, FedUni has the highest rate of graduates in overall employment of any Victorian-based university, and average starting salaries are higher than graduates from other Australian universities as well, as per the Good Universities Guide report. Nursing and paramedicine students can gain hands-on practice in real-life challenging settings in the simulated home environment learning space at Mt Helen.
TOI OHOMAI institute of Technology is the largest tertiary provider in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, and is home to over 14,000 students from diverse nations. The name ‘Toi Ohomai’ means to aim high and achieve great heights; and the students of the institute live by this motto. With five main campuses in Rotorua, Taupo, Tauranga, Tokoroa, and Whakatane, TOI OHOMOI students are located right in the middle of New Zealand’s most beautiful beaches, lakes, mountains and thermal wonderland.
Students can choose from over 150 programmes in various fields that range from certificate to postgraduate levels, delivered at vibrant campuses that offer an environment conducive to deep learning. Specialties range from business, creative arts, marine science, engineering, forestry, hospitality, nursing, health, road transport, trades and more. The institution represents educational excellence that supports innovation and connectedness and inspires the community to greater prosperity.
A renowned college of applied arts and technology located in Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, Cambrian College was established in 1967 and today offers over 80 career focussed diploma and graduate certificate programs. Students can sign up for programs that cover a wide range of industries such as Health Sciences and Nursing, Creative Arts, Music and Design, Business and IT among others.
As a fully-accredited and publicly-funded community college, Cambrian operates under the direction of the provincial Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development in Canada. Education at Cambrian is holistic and covers practical skills together with theoretical learning, covering all aspects of the subject matter. Healthcare students can undertake any of over a dozen undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the health sciences, nursing, or emergency services fields.
Established in 1991, Edith Cowan University (ECU) is today a quality university with excellent student satisfaction and internationally recognised research. Located at Joondalup and South West (Bunbury), Edith Cowan University (ECU) has consistently received a 5 star rating for its teaching quality, as published in the Good Universities Guide.
ECU has the largest Nursing program and the only dual Nursing/Midwifery degree in Western Australia. With a range of unique specialist undergraduate and postgraduate nursing courses, ECU provides students with access to excellent health and wellness facilities including demo and clinical practice wards, simulation centres for scenario-based learning, and placements with a range of health providers.
Founded in 1975, Dublin Business School (DBS) is one of Ireland’s largest third level colleges and offers full time undergraduate, postgraduate, evening degrees and diplomas and executive education programs. DBS has an excellent reputation for superior teaching quality and standards, and offers flexible and innovative learning opportunities that cater to contemporary industry needs.Students are supported to find relevant work placements while still at college, and can avail of a dedicated career preparation service.
Popular study areas on offer include business, law, accounting, event management, IT, arts, media studies and psychology; and the undergraduate and part-time degrees are recognised by QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland). The Law School at Dublin Business School offers a range of full-time and part-time diploma and degree courses and has a long standing reputation for excellence in legal studies.
A vibrant, contemporary Australian university with campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, and branch campuses in Sydney and Melbourne, Southern Cross University offers industry-relevant degrees with a strong emphasis on practical learning. Ranked in the top 100 best universities in the Asia-Pacific region for 2017 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Southern Cross University enjoys a strong demand for students. International students can choose from study programs in Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Science and Engineering and Health and Human Sciences, among others.
Nursing students can take advantage of comprehensive courses that combine foundational science, professional knowledge and clinical experiences to prepare graduates for a successful career in nursing and health.Southern Cross University is well known for its research facilities, with staff and students undertaking research in a wide range of areas, including civil engineering, complementary and alternative medicine, human movement and sports science, and nursing,to name a few.
The University of New England (UNE) is a globally networked university that is well known for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research facilities.International students often pick UNE as their study destination of choice- and global ratings bear out this choice. This year, for the 12th year in a row, the University of New England has earned the top five-star rating from the Good Universities Guide for the quality of the student experience; a record that is not matched by any other Australian public University.
The undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programs deliver the best career outcomes for health professionals. Nursing graduates from UNE stand out for their theoretical knowledge, practical skills and their critical thinking and reasoning abilities. For this reason, they are much sought after in leading healthcare institutes in the country and overseas.