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.
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.
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.
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.
This global university is located in scenic Wales, and comes with a history of practice-oriented and professionally oriented education that goes as far back as 1865. With a deep commitment to education, research and innovation that has real and measurable benefits for individuals, society and the economy, this University offers programs in the following streams: Art & Design, Education & Social policy, Health Sciences, Management and Sport. The courses are all designed to suit real-world industry needs, ensuring that graduates are work-ready and well equipped to take their career forward. The Cardiff Metropolitan University has over 12,000 students, and offers degree courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Students can avail of full-time and part-time schedules, and research opportunities are also available.
Cégep is an acronym in French that stands for Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel, otherwise known as a general and vocational college. As the first level of higher education, they offer over 130 programs of study and prepare students to be career-ready. Students can choose from study streams that range from Health Sciences to Communication and Documentation; Fashion, Leather and Textiles to Agriculture and Fisheries, Arts to Transportation, among many other options. Scholarships are available for international students, and tuition and living costs are very reasonable. Teaching focuses on practical aspects of the course requirements, and student-teacher relationships are very cordial. Students can also sign up for internships in businesses that help them to hone their real-world skills.