Why Study in the AUSTRALIA?
Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK. Many international students choose to study there because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education.
When people think of Australia, they see wide open spaces of outback bush, kangaroos, koalas, and clean air and water. Australia has much more to offer than the usual expectations. Many international students are choosing to study in Australia because of its friendly, laid-back nature, excellent education system, and high standard of living.

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Growing Destination

Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK. Many international students choose to study there because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education.

Global Recognition

Graduates from Australian schools are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian education system. This system is carefully regulated by the government in order to maintain the high standards of education associated with the country.

Cost of Living

Australia’s standard of living is amongst the highest in the world. Living expenses and tuition costs are considerably lower in Australia than they are in the United States and United Kingdom. International students are able to work part time while they study, allowing them to offset their living costs. There is also the possibility of scholarships, which helps to lower the cost of studying for international students.

Diversity of Education

Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of courses and degrees, so international students can easily find the school and field that are right for them. The first decision international students have to make when choosing a degree program is which school caters most to their needs and interests. Students can choose between universities, vocational education, and English language training. If necessary, it is easy for students to move between one qualification level and from one institution to another.

Technology

One of the most appealing aspects of Australia for international students is the emphasis on scientific research. Australia is at the forefront of new technology and innovations. Students who study in Australia can take advantage of the country’s impressive technology and resources.

Work

International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week while studying in Australia. This is a great opportunity for those who want to earn money to offset living expenses during their stay, and for students who want to gain work experience in their field of interest while they study.

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Study costs in Australia

Education program Average tuition costs ($AUD)
Secondary education $7800 to $30,000 per year*
English language courses Around $300 per week, depending on course length*
Vocational Education and Training (VET) $4000 to $22,000 per year*
Technical and Further Education (TAFE) $4000 to $22,000 per year*
Foundation courses $15,000 to $39,000 in total**
Undergraduate bachelor degree $15,000 to $33,000 per year*
Postgraduate master’s degree $20,000 to $37,000 per year*
Doctoral degree $14,000 to $37,000 per year*

Scholarships to Study in the AUSTRALIA

The Australian Government offers prestigious international scholarships and fellowships to undertake study, research and professional development The Australia Awards Scholarships are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – ACIAR.

The University of Tasmania, together with its specialist national institute, the Australian Maritime College, has a long history in playing host to Australia Award students that spans 20 years.

Categories of the Awards for studies at UTAS are:

  • Australia Awards Scholarships
  • Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
  • Australia Awards Fellowships
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research – ACIAR John All wright Fellowship

The following benefits generally apply to the Australia Awards Scholarships:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Return air travel—payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route
  • Establishment allowance—a once only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution towards accommodation expenses, text books, study materials
  • Contribution to Living Expenses (CLE) is a fortnightly contribution to basic living expenses paid at a rate determined by the department. From 1 January 2013, CLE payable to Scholars studying under an ADS is AUD $30,000 per year.
  • Introductory Academic Program (IAP)—a compulsory 4-6 week program prior to the commencement of formal academic studies covering information on life and study in Australia
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of the award (for award holder only)—provided to cover the student’s basic medical costs (with the exception of pre-existing conditions)
  • Pre-course English (PCE) fees—if deemed necessary PCE may be available for students for in-country and/or in-Australia training
  • Supplementary Academic Support may be available to ensure a Scholar’s academic success or enhance their academic experience
  • Fieldwork (for research students only)—may be available for eligible research students for one return economy class airfare via the most direct route to their country of citizenship or within Australia.

Post Study Work Permit and PR

The 485 visa allows international students who have recently graduated with a degree from an Australian institution to temporarily live, work and study in Australia. It comprises of two streams – Graduate Work (18 months) and Post-Study Work (two, three or four years depending on highest qualification achieved).
You can become a permanent resident of Australia by applying for and being granted a permanent visa that allows you to remain in Australia indefinitely. The most common permanent visas include some skilled work and family visas.

Job Prospect for International Students

As per the survey conducted of international students graduating from Australian Universities, it has been drawn that 71%-79% of graduates have a full-time job. After completion of VET course, 70% diploma/ certificate holders got employed in their respective fields.
University qualified employees are in high demand in Australia, across a wide range of disciplines including Accountancy, Engineering and Professional Services, so there are great opportunities to gain work when you graduate.

Get expert advice to plan your future

Through a conversation with one of our Education Counsellors, you can be sure you’re making an informed decision on your future study. There’s nothing worse than signing up for a course that you are not passionate about studying and will set you back thousands of dollars.

Our extensive experience of working with international students puts us in a position to help you make the right choice based on your interest, aspirations, job outcomes and financial considerations and ensure that you stay visa compliant as you transit from your current course to another.