Industry Profile - Education ServicesTo Economy
As the cornerstone of society, education facilities are among our nation's most treasured institutions. From primary and high schools to continuing education to a TAFE or University level, New South Wales prides itself on the quality of education the State's facilities provide. With universities ranked internationally amongst the best in the world including Sydney University and the University of New South Wales, the State has become a popular destination for international students looking for better standards of education tempered by the State's comfortable climate and lifestyle.
New South Wales is the country's most educated state with 54% of its working age population having completed further education after finishing high school from TAFE vocational training to tertiary education. In fact, with 49% of its national population at average graduation age completing University degrees, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) noted this figure was one of the highest in the world.