Why study in Australia ?

Australia, the land of kangaroos is fast becoming a preferred destination among Indian students for pursuing higher education. Studying in this land of kangaroos provides international students with an excellent opportunity to explore, study, and experience world class education system.

Did you know? Currently, Australia is the third largest destination for international students to pursue higher education apart from U.S. and U.K. Because of friendly nature in Australian citizens, high quality in education system, and cultural diversity; many Indian students would like to visit Australia for abroad education.


Students come to Australia for many reasons including
     
  • The support for international students
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  • The safe environment.
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  • The multicultural society.
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  • 18-24 months stay back after your studies.
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  • Great Job Opportunities available.
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  • The support for international students
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  • The safe environment.
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  • The multicultural society.
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  • 18-24 months stay back after your studies.
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  • Great Job Opportunities available.
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Reasons to Choose Australia as a Study Destination


Growing Destination

Australia is rapidly growing as one of the most popular destinations for international student to attend. Currently Australia has the third largest international student enrollment behind the USA and the UK.

Global Recognition

Degrees obtained from Australian universities are recognized all over the world, and there is the added boost that the Australian higher education system is federally regulated. Which means the Australian government regulates all universities in the country each year to make sure they are maintaining their high education standards.

Cost of Living

The cost of living and tuition costs in Australia are much lower that compared to the USA or the UK. These lower costs make it more affordable for students to attend a school in Australia and still have a high standard of living.

Diversity

Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of course and degrees, making it easy to find a fit that is right for you!.

Technology

Not many people know this, but Australia is in the top 10 spenders in the world for research and development and 2% of all scientific papers in the world come from Australia, putting Australia at the forefront of new technology and innovations. From only a meager population of 19 million, there have been 7 Nobel Prize winners.

Work

The Australian Immigration system allows students visiting the country on a student visa the chance to work up to 20 hours per week during term time, and during vacations students can work full time. This opportunity makes it much more affordable for students who can attend school and still fund their education with some work.

Few astonishing facts about Australian Education system:

Despite having a population of 23 million, Australia still ranks as third most popular study destination for international students.
Eight out of top 100 universities in world are from Australia.
Out of 30 best student cities in world, five are in Australia.
Australian universities offer 22,000 courses in different streams across 1100 institutions.
In university system ranking, Australia ranks ninth position in world ahead of Germany, New Zealand and Japan.
Australian government spends an annual investment of $2,000,000,000 on international student scholarships.
In following subject areas : Arts and humanities, Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health, Engineering and technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences; Australian universities are featured among top 50 ranked universities in world.
Fifteen(15) Nobel prize laureates are from Australia.
2,500,000 international alumni of Australian universities and institutions are making a difference in world.
1,000,000,000 people around world depends on Australian discoveries and inventions every day.


Excellent academics:

Australian universities are widely recognized in world as excellent in terms of academics in various disciplines of study. Australian universities are known to deliver practical and career oriented training to students so that their can equip with skills. Besides Australia is globally recognized to provide innovative version of training in vocational and technical education.
Fifteen(15) Nobel prize laureates are from Australia.


Facilities in Australian universities in terms of state of the art laboratories, classrooms, excellent library, huge campus atmosphere, and modern technology are world class and perfect fit for teaching, training, and research.


Globally recognized degrees:

Australian degrees are globally recognized and worldwide respected. This is because universities in Australia are constantly rank high in terms of quality teaching, research, and graduate employment. Because of high quality in teaching, Australian qualifications are widely recognized among employers and top educational institutions in world.


Low cost of living:

Cost of living in Australia is low when compared to other countries like U.S.A. and U.K. Day to day daily expenses, and tuition fees are relatively less expensive when compared to other English speaking countries.


More Job opportunities

More number of international students are discovering Australia as a land of job opportunities in multiple streams and disciplines. This is because the United States of America is concentrating on IT stream and offering more job opportunities to IT professionals whereas  UK provides employment opportunities only for doctors.
But Australia provides various job opportunities in different streams like Agriculture, Aeronautics, Accounts, Media, Publishing, and Engineering etc. which is attracting more number of international students towards Australia. Besides it also offers work permits to foreign students.


Excellent research opportunities

Australia offers research opportunities to eligible professionals who are willing to enhance their knowledge levels in chosen domain. A candidate requires excellent academic track record to get select for highly regarded Australian research opportunities which are completely merit based and highly competitive. Besides Australia also offers country based research activities which are spread all over the continent.


Work while you earn

The biggest advantage of studying in Australia is that international students can earn money while pursuing graduate studies. They are allowed to work up to 20 hrs per week. This is a great opportunity for students who wants to earn money to bear living, and food expenses and also big advantage for students who wants to gain work experience in their field of study.


Technological advancement

Australia is forefront in terms of quality in scientific research,new technology and innovations. Students who are studying in Australia can take advantage of country’s impressive technology and research resources.


Semester system in Australia:

There are four semesters in Australia that starts in late january or early february.


There are two semesters in vocational education and training which starts from February and length of the course extends from 1 to 4 years.

  1. Vocational education and training:


    There are two semesters in vocational education and training which starts from February and length of the course extends from 1 to 4 years.

  2. Undergraduate :


    Typically three years for undergraduate study and 4 years for honours degree. There are two semesters in undergraduate study which starts in March.

  3. Post graduate:


    In postgraduate study, there are two semesters although few institutions conduct three semesters. Usually the course starts from march and length of the course extends to one or two years.

  4. Doctoral:


    It involves three years of study program and there are no formal semesters. The start coursed state course has to be discussed with your supervisor.


Australian scholarships for Indian students

In order to attract huge number of foreign students to study in Australia, it offers more scholarship opportunities when compared to U.S.A. and U.K. Do you know? Australian government spends annually $2,000,000,000 on international student scholarships.
But grant for scholarship is solely based on merit and students have to demonstrate their eligibility for scholarship. But there are no specific examinations to demonstrate the need for scholarships. The only exam is to take is IELTS to demonstrate English language capability of students.


There are few Australian scholarships where Indian students can apply for it. They are:
  • Australian awards
  • Endeavour awards
  • Postgraduate awards
  • Research awards
  • Vocational education and specific awards
  • Executive awards and
  • Institution specific scholarships.

Australian visas

To study in Australia, one must have an Australian student visa. In order to obtain Australian student visa, one must submit proofs of genuine student requirement, genuine temporary entrant requirement, financial requirements, English proficiency requirements, and health and character requirements to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship(DIAC).
After submitting required documents, the final step is : Filling the Australian student visa application form, pay visa application fee and attend visa interview.

Multicultural Environment

Australia is well known for its beautiful coastlines, vast outbacks and modern cities. Studying in Australia provides a great opportunity for students to visit natural tourist attractions like the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Rottnest Island in Western Australia etc. It also provides an unique experience to interact with people of different cultures across Australia.
One can experience bustling city life and contemporary lifestyle with a stay in the cities of Melbourne and Sydney. Participate and enjoy food festivals like Melbourne food festival and wine festival and indulge yourself in sports, food and entertainment.

FAQ"'"s

What is the cost of living?

The cost of living and tuition costs in Australia are much lower that compared to the USA or the UK. These lower costs make it more affordable for students to attend a school in Australia and still have a high standard of living.

How many hours I can work while studying?

The Australian Immigration system allows students visiting the country on a student visa the chance to work up to 20 hours per week during term time, and during vacations students can work full time.

Can I get the subject of my choice?

Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of course and degrees, making it easy to find a fit that is right for you!
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