About Australia Awards

Reasons to Study in Australia
  • Australia is proud to be the destination of choice for Indonesian university students studying overseas
    • Around 8,500 Indonesians study in Australian universities each year.
    • 24% of all Indonesians studying overseas are studying in Australia. There are 50% more Indonesians studying in Australia than in all of Europe.
  • Australia’s universities are world-class
    • There are 41 universities to choose from in Australia, seven of which are considered to be among the top 100 universities in the world and 16 are considered among the top 100 universities under 50 years old.
    • Australian Government quality control ensures all 41 are of the same world class standard
    • our universities are also regularly ranked in the top 50 in the world in Arts and Humanities; Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health; Engineering and Technology; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences; and, Social Sciences
    • Australian universities contributed to the success of our 17 Nobel laureates.
  • Australia is a culturally diverse and vibrant nation
    • Over 260 languages are spoken in Australia.
    • 47% of Australians were born overseas or have a parent who was born overseas.