In addition to academic reputation, environmental conditions around the campus are another consideration for prospective students when choosing tertiary institutions. Usually, favorite colleges are located in student-friendly cities.
A city is said to be friendly to students in terms of safety, cleanliness, the condition of public facilities, to the ease of access. Based on the QS World Ranking survey, here are the ten best student cities in the world in 2019. Are there any located in Indonesia?
London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, occupies the top position of the best student city in the world in 2019 according to the QS World Ranking. In this city stands many favorite universities that are referred to students from all over the world.
Some Indonesian celebrities also studied there such as El Rumi, Shaloom Razade who was the eldest daughter of Wulan Guritno, to singer Gita Gutawa.
If London occupies the top position of the best student city in Europe, Asia has Tokyo as a favorite city of students from various parts of the world. Technological advancements that were followed by people's loving environmental behavior, made Tokyo a friendly city for both migrants and indigenous people.
On the Australian continent, Melbourne is also included in the top ten best student cities in the world. The security and comfort conditions there are quite conducive for foreign students.
Colleges in Melbourne also have good quality, such as Melbourne University and Monash University.
Munich or Munich occupies the fourth position of the best student city in the world in 2019. The capital of the state of Bavaria is also named the main financial city in Germany.
Having the third-highest density after Berlin and Hamburg, Munich has been named the most comfortable city for expatriates or foreigners.
As the capital city of the country, Berlin becomes the first largest city in Germany and second in all the mainland of the European Union. Berlin incarnates a metropolitan area that offers both grandeur and comfort for its residents, including migrants.
The city is also a center for education and scientific research. No wonder Berlin was named the QS World Ranking 5th best student city in 2019.
Shifting to the American continent, Montreal ranks the 6th best student city in 2019 according to the QS World Ranking version. The second-largest city in Canada has a series of quality universities with relatively conducive security conditions.
Not only known through the Eiffel Tower, but Paris was also ranked the 7th best student city in the world in 2019 according to the QS World Ranking. The superior education, science and culture sector in Paris makes it one of the favorite references for students from all over the world.
Paris has also been named the largest economic city in Europe with the most populous tourist arrivals in the world.
Known as the largest city and trade center in Switzerland, Zurich was also included in the top ten best student cities in the world in the 2019 QS World Ranking version. Engineering and technology development study programs are the most favorites there.
Besides Melbourne, Sydney is also the best student city on the Australian continent. In 2019, the QS World Ranking survey ranked Sydney as the 9th best student city in the world.
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is also known as a city of students with many favorite universities. The fields of science and technology are quite superior, coupled with conducive city conditions for migrants.