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How to get to Australian Capital Territory

Overview The Australian Capital Territory is Australia’s smallest state. The country’s pristine capital, Canberra, sits amidst rugged bushland. Canberra has a character all of its own, having grown from a small bushland settlement of bureaucrats and politicians into a vibrant city with a multicultural cuisine, important cultural institutions such as the National Gallery, music festivals… Read More »

Attractions in New South Wales, Australia

Sydney The legendary city of Sydney is a must-see. The Sydney Opera House, whose distinctive architecture is reminiscent of the sails of ships in the famous Sydney Harbour, has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (Internet: www.sydneyoperahouse.com ). Also worth seeing is the impressive steel structure of the Harbor Bridge. The Sydney Tower’s… Read More »

How to get to New South Wales, Australia

Overview New South Wales is a wonderful combination of history (it’s Australia’s oldest state), natural beauty (snow-capped mountains, forests and a spectacular coastline) and big-city glamor (Sydney). and historic pubs can be found all over the country. Huge areas of untouched bushland are national parks or landscape protection areas and are ideal for discovery tours.… Read More »

Attractions in Northern Territories, Australia

Red Centre Ayers Rock Resort is 14 miles from Ayers Rock and was built to accommodate the ever increasing number of visitors. Hotels, restaurants, two lodges, apartments, shops, a bank, post office and campsites are available. Daily tours to Ayers Rock, the nearby Olga Rocks (the Aboriginal call them Kata Tjuta, meaning “many-headed”) and other… Read More »

How to get to Northern Territories, Australia

Overview The Northern Territory is a gigantic landscape with thundering waterfalls and deep gorges, red deserts and breathtaking rock formations. For visitors, it embodies the Australian outback like no other landscape. Here, in the Wild West of this vast country, you can still experience real adventures: watch crocodiles, go on safari and take four-wheel drive… Read More »

Attractions in Queensland, Australia

Great Barrier Reef With 1900 individual reefs, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1980 (Internet: www.gbrmpa.gov.au ). It stretches 2000 km long and 25-50 km wide along the Queensland coast. About 400 species of coral and 1500… Read More »

How to get to Queensland, Australia

Overview Life in Queensland is exactly what you imagine Australia to be: beaches, cookouts, wilderness, endless sunshine and cold beers. Known for its laid-back lifestyle and miles of sandy beaches, this wonderfully diverse state never fails to offer visitors unlimited fun. In addition to beaches, Queensland also has ancient rainforests, parks and historic settlements to… Read More »

Attractions in South Australia

National parks The Naracoorte Cave Conservation Park in south-east South Australia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its impressive rock formations and fossils. Emus and kangaroos also live in the Coorong National Park with mighty sand dunes and crystal-clear lagoons with many birds. See other countries in Oceania on pharmacylib. Andamooka In the city of… Read More »

How to get to South Australia

Overview South Australia’s sun-baked outback encompasses the Flinders Ranges, the sand dunes of the Simpson Desert and the stunning scenery surrounding the salt flats of Lake Eyre and Lake Eyre National Park. Known as the “Festival State,” this state offers a wealth of cultural delights in its capital, Adelaide. From the massive State Library and… Read More »

Attractions in Tasmania, Australia

Hobart Hobart is the capital of the state of Tasmania and is the second oldest city in Australia after Sydney. Port facilities, jetties and warehouses testify to the city’s strong connection to the sea. Tasmania’s history is illustrated at Van Diemen’s Land Memorial Folk Museum, the Maritime Museum (website: www.maritimetas.org ) and the Allport Library.… Read More »

How to get to Tasmania, Australia

Overview Lush green rainforest, high mountain peaks, white sandy beaches and dense bushland characterize the island of Tasmania, the smallest of Australia’s six states. Some of the tallest and rarest trees grow in Tasmania’s enchanting forests, and some of Australia’s most wonderful corners of the earth can be found here. Located south of the state… Read More »

How to get to Victoria, Australia

Overview Victoria is a miniature version of Australia: in its tiny expanse, the state boasts snow-capped mountains, scorching deserts, wineries, rainforests and the country’s largest water vein. The biggest urban attraction is Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital, which offers countless galleries, museums, sporting events and festivals. The great restaurant scene is characterized above all by a… Read More »

How to get to Western Australia

Overview Western Australia is a country full of fascinating contrasts: from the tropical north to the Great Sandy Desert to the forests and wineries of the southwest, this state has a lot to offer. In contrast to the eastern states, the coast of Western Australia has not developed as rapidly. This ancient land is enormous,… Read More »

How to get to Australia

Overview Sunny, friendly and charismatic, Australia beckons with long beaches, vibrant cities and expansive bushland. The most enchanting thing about this country is its vastness; Having a beach, a stretch of tropical rainforest or a patch of desert all to yourself becomes a reality here. The largest island in the world is a realm of… Read More »

Australia Indigenous Population

No region, as this one between Asia and Australia, shows such evident signs of environmental change during the last geological epoch. In Java and the neighboring islands are the most active volcanoes in the world. Here are the most notable examples of raised coral reefs, especially in the eastern part closest to New Guinea. It… Read More »

University of Technology Sydney (3)

Application process The side of the UTS is unfortunately a bit confusing. I looked up all the information there, but was always irritated and, above all, unsure whether I was really paying attention to everything. So I turned to MicroEDU for help. I can only recommend this, as it is a great help. If you… Read More »

University of Technology Sydney (2)

First of all, coming to Australia is a very good decision. As you may know, while Australia is hot, dry and full of dangerous animals, the beautiful country also has beautiful beaches, koalas and the warm sun, so you will have the time of your life during your semester abroad in Sydney! Even though we… Read More »

University of Technology Sydney (1)

Host university The university is located in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Sydney. The central location is one of the great advantages of the university. The Central Station is only a 3-minute walk away and Darling Harbor is only a stone’s throw away with approx. 5 minutes. Due to the excellent location of… Read More »

RMIT University (8)

Preparation and application process As a student at a small university of applied sciences with no good network for interested students for a semester abroad, I became aware of MicroEDU (CC) through a friend and in January 2014 I started looking for suitable universities and courses online. I am studying technical management and logistics and… Read More »

RMIT University (7)

Doing my semester abroad in Melbourne was the very best decision I could have made! But first the organizational facts in advance… As part of my course at the Karlsruhe University of Education, I had to spend a semester abroad. Since I was tempted to do this outside of Europe and the partner universities of… Read More »

RMIT University (6)

The decision to do a semester abroad in Australia was made two years ago when I was traveling there. When I was there, my enthusiasm was so great that I immediately started researching after my vacation. That means I’ve invested a lot of time and made plans well in advance. Two cities came into question… Read More »

RMIT University (5)

Preparation Before we get down to the nitty-gritty, I would like to thank Sabine and the rest of the MicroEDU team again, especially for the “preparation” point, for their great help in choosing the continent, the country, the city and ultimately the university and all the support during the application process through to enrollment. I… Read More »

RMIT University (4)

Hi, I’m Alexandra R., I’m in the last semester of my dual business informatics degree and I’ve just returned from Australia, where I studied for a semester in Melbourne. A semester abroad is compulsory for everyone at my home university and I decided on Australia relatively quickly. For me it was important to live and… Read More »

RMIT University (3)

I definitely made the right decision to go to Melbourne. During a stay abroad in Melbourne you will get to know a lot of new people, improve your English skills, experience the flora and fauna of Australia and much more. Above all, the friendly nature of the Australians with their “no worries, mate” mentality will… Read More »

RMIT University (2)

For me, Australia was never really on the list of “to-dos”: Too far away and well, with a lot of Germans… But after my 7-month stay in Asia, I wanted to enjoy a little western culture for my semester abroad and then I just liked the offer from RMIT University so much that I decided… Read More »

RMIT University (1)

After a really exhausting Bachelor’s degree, I felt that the time had come to see something other than your own four walls. Since the master’s degree was directly attached, I thought that I could at least partially spend it in another country. After scouring the internet for various options for a semester abroad, I noticed… Read More »