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Study Abroad: Why Choose to Study in Melbourne

Study in Melbourne, the world’s most liveable city and enjoy the vibrant culture. Melbourne has fast become the choice destination for many international students looking for a safe, multicultural environment to thrive in. Home to more than five million people from different religious and ethnic backgrounds. With its eclectic mix of live music, vibrant culinary scene, world-renowned street art and inner-city laneways filled with hidden bars and cafes to suit all tastes.

Melbourne’s multicultural society embraces all the best cultural benefits of various countries so international students who visit will always find something to remind them of home while experiencing the true essence of Australian culture.

Kangan Institute delivers courses for international students at five conveniently located campuses across Melbourne, providing comprehensive education and training services for international students. Welcoming international students all over the world and providing services to enhance their experience of living and studying in Melbourne whilst offering training that is responsive to current industry needs.

With almost 300 courses in a variety of areas located across Melbourne, international students have full access to purpose-built facilities, along with a range of support services and year-round student recreation activities.

The city is well laid out with an extensive network of public transport made up of trams, buses and trains. With prestigious institutions, numerous exchange programs and affordable living makes Melbourne a major destination for international students. At Kangan Institute, we are here to equip students with the knowledge and skills you need to become career ready. If Melbourne is the study destination for you, read below to find out the wide range of nationally-accredited courses on offer.


Kangan Institute’s Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) is the largest and most advanced automotive training facility in the southern hemisphere. Offering a range of nationally-accredited qualifications from light to heavy vehicles to outdoor power equipment, marine mechanic and motorcycles. Follow Kangan Institute’s roadmap to learn exactly what you need to know about the automotive industry to get on track and become an auto mechanic.


The dynamic business landscape is getting more competitive and Kangan Institute’s accounting courses provides hands-on skills to give students an edge and stand out from the crowd.

Commercial Cookery and Baking

Students learn in a real world environment as a culinary or bakery student. Training takes place in a fully licensed training restaurant, Richards Restaurant and bakery at Broadmeadows. A qualification in commercial cookery and baking could present you with endless opportunities. Training takes place in a fully licensed training restaurant, Richards Restaurant and bakery at Broadmeadows.

Nursing and Community Services

The health and community training programs take place in Kangan Institute’s state-of-the-art training facilities. The courses promote situational awareness via simulation-based learning. Students learn through tasks set in realistic scenarios using cutting-edge equipment, simulated labs and other training programs, as well as through guided and immersive real-life work placements in which theory learnt is put into practice.

Fashion and Beauty

Immerse yourself in the heart of Melbourne’s fashion precinct, unleash your creativity and learn the dynamics of the fashion value retail chain to get the competitive edge and excel in your fashion career. Our beauty therapy training is developed in consultation with industry leaders to ensure that our graduates learn skills that are relevant to the needs of employers and clients.

English Language Support

Kangan Institute’s English Language ELICOS courses can help improve your English language skills for personal development or prepare you for direct entry into TAFEs and Universities.

Courses range from elementary to advanced. You will learn how to:

  • Write essays and reports
  • Give presentations
  • Communicate with confidence in English
  • Research and reference
  • Study independently
  • Develop your grammar and vocabulary
  • Synthesise ideas through activities from the classroom and through excursions.

For students who successfully complete certain levels of their English courses, you can take a direct entry to Foundation Studies, Diplomas or vocational education (TAFE).

If you’re thinking of studying outside of your own country, there is no better place to study than Melbourne. Melbourne’s enviable lifestyle means you may never want to leave this incredible city!

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