The largest provider of university education in regional Victoria, La Trobe University is a multi-campus university that is focussed on public research and has its flagship campus located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The 2017 QS World University Ranking has La Trobe University ranked 360 in the world, and these rankings have placed La Trobe in the top 1.4 per cent of universities globally. The health sciences program at La Trobe is a hands-on experience, with an accent on clinical education in the form of clinical placements, fieldwork, and other practical experience that helps students to integrate theory with practice. With strong industry links and partnerships with Victoria’s finest hospitals and healthcare centres, La Trobe graduates are well placed to pursue careers in hospitals, healthcare centres, private clinics, and government organisations.
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.
St. Angela’s College, Sligo, Ireland has over 400 years of excellent education tradition and is a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway. As a leading provider of University-level education and research in the North West of Ireland, St Angela’s is a dynamic, fast-growing educational institution that is responsive to industry needs and is committed to the social and economic development of the region.Students at St. Angela’s College, Sligo can choose from a wide range of courses in Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies, Education, Home Economics, Special Education Needs and Life Long Learning. The learning environment offered to students is that of a strong community environment, reputed for its friendly, caring, atmosphere. Located in one of the most scenic areas in the country on the shores of Lough Gill, St Angela’s is a top pick for international students wishing to study in Ireland.
BPP University, the University for the Professions, is a specialist provider of business and professional education that has study centres located in some of the UK’s most popular locations. Students who are aiming for a professional career in law, business, dentistry, nursing, finance, accountancy, banking, chiropractic, psychology or healthcare can take up undergraduate or postgraduate study courses here, that will equip them to face their future careers with confidence. They will learn in a contemporary environment that has professional workspaces, with modern resources and the latest technology. This University has been voted the UK's Best Higher Education Provider by Education Investor Magazine in 2013, and with good reason. The programmes are designed in conjunction with respected professionals in the fields of law, finance, business and health, with courseware that is hands-on and industry relevant. Today’s employers need graduates that can hit the ground running, and graduates from BPP learn some of the most applied course content and teaching techniques in the country.
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.