Why You Should Consider Studying Abroad

While pursuing a higher education, there are a multitude of different options in the world to choose from. Given all the choices that you have, chances are you’ll consider the option of studying abroad at some point. For some, this may seem an impractical or unrealistic opportunity but the rewards of such an endeavour are well worth the effort.

One of the most common reasons people consider studying abroad, and coincidentally one of the biggest benefits it has, is simply the chance to see the world. Taking the chance to experience a new country is something that will stick with you all throughout your life.

Why you should consider studying abroad - www.kcbt.wa.edu.auIt’s the best opportunity there is to experience a new culture, meet new people, and discover new interests you’d never considered before. There are other practical benefits as well, such as experiencing new styles of education and honing your language skills. These kinds of experiences can also go a long way towards attracting future employers or towards getting into a graduate school.

… See the world!

The most common reason people choose not to study abroad is the apprehension to be so far from home. Sadly, this is something that many who do leave their home countries find rough and it’s definitely something to keep in mind. Leaving behind the life we know can be scary, and we’re bound to miss home from time to time. When you compare that to the sheer amount you stand to gain though, the experience is well worth taking that plunge.

Most students come away learning and experiencing things they would never have known otherwise. For most, home will still be there when you’re finished and some may even discover a new home waiting for them.

… Experience a new culture!

We at the Keystone College of Business and Technology are located in the city of Perth in Western Australia. We’re always excited to welcome new students from abroad and introduce them to everything Perth has to offer.

Our city is recognised worldwide for our low unemployment rate, excellent health economy, and steady dedication to the development of science and technology. Visit us here to find a course and apply now.

Australia: Where the Living Is Good and Education is World-Class

What is it like to study in Australia?

As one of the most culturally-diverse countries in the world, Australia is safe, friendly, and accepts people of all religions and beliefs.

The standard of education in Australia is truly international. The country has a long tradition of providing quality education to students from around the world. Over 600,000 international students from more than 200 countries study here, taking up a wide range of courses, from project management courses, to business courses, to HR courses..

Australia is home to some of the world’s leading educational institutions, academics, and researchers who are conducting innovative research in areas such as climate change, biotechnology, and clean energy. Here, you can learn how to communicate effectively with others and develop practical skills and knowledge from living abroad in a country that welcomes you as one of its own.

In Australia, students are expected to complete a considerable amount of private study. Generally, students spend a lot more time in the library as they work hard to maintain their grades. The style of teaching in Australian universities is a combination of traditional lecture-style learning and interactive, innovative group work. The core material of the subject is always given in lectures, followed by small-group tutorials.

It is also one of the few places that allow you to take courses that are counted towards your degree. The education process in Australia is much more based on writing and independent research rather than a series of assignments due throughout the semester. Courses also involve a lot more discussion in a tutorial group.

Living Expenses in Perth

Studying in Perth also offers plenty of opportunities for you to enjoy the city. To get the most out of your experience, it would be helpful to know the average cost of living in Perth, as this will help you to budget accordingly and live within your means.

A list of the basic costs that you need to consider are listed below:

-Groceries and eating out – $80 to $200 per week

-Gas, electricity – $60 to 100 per week

-Phone and internet – $20 to 50 per week

-Public transport – $10 to 50 per week

-Entertainment – $50 to $100 per week

Note: All cost is in Australian dollars

Should you experience financial trouble while in Australia, it is recommended that you talk to your institution’s international student support staff for assistance.


Perth is a city of success and possibilities with its colleges and universities that are dedicated to preparing today’s students to be leaders in the complex world of tomorrow. To have an idea of the educational opportunities you will have, please click on this link.

BSB50820 Diploma of Project Management

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply project management skills and knowledge in a variety of contexts, across a number of industry sectors. The job roles that relate to this qualification may include Project Manager and Project Team Leader.

Individuals in these roles have project leadership and management roles and are responsible for achieving project objectives. They possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical, and managerial competencies to initiate, plan, execute and evaluate their own work and/or the work of others.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.