It's an education centre of excellence.
If you're looking for a place for your children to gain a high quality education, Perth is a wise choice. There is a wide choice of public and private schools, many of which offer boarding facilities.
There is also an excellent choice of universities: according to the website australian-universities.com, Perth is regarded as Australia’s ‘Education City’. Students in Perth know they will experience the very best of what Australia has to offer in the higher education sector along with student support services that are second to none".
The city has five universities, including the University of Western Australia, ranked as number 5 in Australia and number 83 in the world, Curtin University of Technology, Edith Cowan University and Notre Dame University. All of these universities offer places to overseas students, and most have representative offices throughout Asia.
In addition, the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) network in Perth is extensive, offering a huge range of vocational and pure learning courses, many of which offer pathways to university courses.