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Australia

Australia attracts hundreds of thousands of students and professionals from across the globe every year. Most migrate and settle in there, attracted by the laid-back lifestyle, plentiful opportunities and great weather.

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Discover Australia

Discover Australia

Comprising the mainland continent, the island of Tasmania and other smaller islands, Australia today is the most urbanised country with most people living along the coast in modern cities. The sixth largest country in the world, Australia ranks third in the world in international education, offering thousands of courses in hundreds of its higher educational institutions.

Key Facts

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Feb, Jul

Intakes

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43

Listed Universities

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33

Ranked Universities

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AUD 20,000 - AUD 30,000

Average Tuition Fees

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AUD 1,300 - AUD 1,900 per month

Range Living Cost

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799,371

International Students

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Top Universities

  • University of Melbourne
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Queensland
  • University of New South Wales
  • Monash University
  • University of Western Australia
  • University of Adelaide
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Macquarie University

Courses

  • Accountancy
  • Actuarial Science
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Construction Project Management
  • Mining and Metallurgy
  • Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Geology and Geo Sciences

Why Study in Australia ?

With some of the world’s best universities as well as spectacular scenery, a fabulous climate and a famous laid-back lifestyle, it’s no wonder that Australia ranks high on the list of dream study destinations.

  • 3rd

    3rd most popular study-abroad destination

  • Cost of living

    Home to 6 top 100 universities

  • Work

    94% of students are satisfied with Australia’s safety

Student Life in Australia

Student Life

For most young people, particularly for the millennials, Australia is a dream destination. With smart cities across the coast, high quality education and high standard of living, Australia is the third best country for higher education after the UK and the US.

A relatively young country like the US, Australia had developed in leaps and bounds in terms of scientific and technological developments, and is home for some of the major inventions of today such as the electronic pace-maker, polymer currency notes, the aircraft black box, and google maps. Australia is also proud to have produced 15 Nobel Laureates!

Tuition Fees

Cost of Living

It’s not just about the cost of education, the cost of living in Australia will also need to be factored into your budget. The majority of students budget around AUD 20,400 per year for accommodation and living expenses.

Average Monthly Costs

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    AUD 450 — AUD 1,700 per month

    Accommodation

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    AUD 60 per month

    Study Materials

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    AUD 70 - AUD 125 per month

    Mobile & Internet

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    AUD 100 per month

    Transportation

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    AUD 200 per month

    Movies & Others

Work and study in Australia

Working part-time can certainly help you support yourself. You can work alongside your studies in Australia but the working hours are limited to 20 hours per week.

The average wage a student can earn per week is around AUD 325, but you will need excellent English skills to get a job or transferrable technical skills which are in high demand at present. It can take between 4 and 6 weeks (maybe more) to secure a job, so you should factor this into your budget.

Work and Study in Australia

Entry Requirements

For a bachelor’s degree

High School or Higher Secondary or Equivalent pass

Master’s Level

A bachelor’s degree in the subject

Ph. D or Doctoral studies

A master’s or equivalent degree.

Language Requirements

Proficiency in English is mandatory and Australian universities accept several English language tests. You will be expected to achieve the following bands in your chosen test format.

  • overall score of 6.0 to 6.5 (no band less than 5.5 to 6.0)
  • (internet-based test) — overall score of 60 to 90
  • overall score of 169 to 176 (no less than 169 in any category)
  • overall score of 50 to 64.
Australia Scholarships

Scholarships

The government invests around AUD 200,000,000 on international scholarships every year. Many other institutions, bodies and private organisations also offer scholarships for eligible students to pursue higher education in Australia.

Visa

When you are applying for a visa, you must prove to the Department of Home Affairs that your intentions to study in Australia are genuine and that you fulfil all the requirements as follows:

To grant you GTE, the department will consider the circumstances in your home country, how you would fare in Australia, evaluate the course of your stay and career based on the subject you have chosen and your immigration history.

How you would fare in Australia

You apply for your visa (Student Visa—Subclass 500) online through the Australian Immigration Website

You apply for your visa

AUD 620 (Visa for 5 years or the duration of your study)

Visa Fee

Australian student visa requirements

  • Visa application form (157A) duly filled.
  • Visa application fee AUD 620
  • Letter of Offer or Certificate of Enrolment
  • Proof of financial resources
  • Health insurance
  • English Language Test scores (IELTS or PTE or CAE)
  • Criminal Record Check (Report made by Police after verification)
  • Four recent passport-sized photographs.

Scholarships or Bursaries

If you want to talk to someone about what the best scholarships or bursaries may be for you, chat to one of our educational experts now.

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