AS THE MOST EDUCATED CITY IN AUSTRALIA.

Canberra offers extraordinary opportunities to learn at world-class education institutions, whilst enjoying an enviable lifestyle.

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FACTS & STATS

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Canberra is Australia’s education capital, being home to our nation’s best globally ranked university. Our city is placed in the top 25 student cities in the world.

Canberra boasts five renowned universities (all ranking in the world top 150) educating around 64,000 tertiary students, including over 17,000 international students, and a similar number from interstate.

Canberra boasts five renowned universities (all ranking in the world top 150) educating around 64,000 tertiary students, including over 17,000 international students, and a similar number from interstate.

We have the nation’s highest percentage of people who have completed a bachelor degree or higher.

We have the nation’s highest percentage of people who have completed a bachelor degree or higher.

Our people have more tertiary qualifications than any city in the Southern Hemisphere.

Our people have more tertiary qualifications than any city in the Southern Hemisphere.

One in six Canberrans study or work in tertiary education.

One in six Canberrans study or work in tertiary education.

Our large pool of graduates delivers a substantial pipeline of skilled professionals to the Canberra workforce.

Our large pool of graduates delivers a substantial pipeline of skilled professionals to the Canberra workforce.

International education is Canberra’s largest export (AUD$786M in 2017), the highest per capita in Australia.

International education is Canberra’s largest export (AUD$786M in 2017), the highest per capita in Australia.

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