Why study in Australia?
Australia is most popular destination for international students who are choosing to study abroad. The reasons of increasingly popular country for international students are cultural diversity of the country, quality education, friendly people where students feel comfortable to receive valuable and highly qualitative education.
The Degrees gained from Australian education providers are globally recognized. The Australian and international employers give high value for the graduates from Australian education providers. The government of Australia primarily regulates the standard of education in order. So, the Australian education system has been impressive international reputation in the world.
Australia’s living expenses and tuition costs are comparatively lower than US and UK. International students can work part time during their study that makes comfortable in their living costs. Students can also have possibility of scholarships which supports them to lower their cost of studying.
International students have better opportunity to choose the course as per their aim because the institutions in Australia offer variety of courses and degrees. Students can choose universities, vocational education and English language training institutes according to their necessity.
Australia is developed country with its new technology and innovations where students can take advantages of technology and research resources for scientific research.
Students are allowed to work while they are studying in Australia that helps students for their living expenses and gains work experience in their field of interest.
Higher Education System
Australian universities are globally recognized for the quality of their practical teaching, equipped materials and scientific research. Australia has three types of education institutions. First, Universities which offer Undergraduates, Post graduate, PhD Courses. Second, Colleges which mostly offer Diploma courses but some also offer degree programs. And, third, Vocational Education and Training Institutes which offer practical skills for career enhancement.
Students need to know about intake dates, application deadlines, student visas and English language requirements before applying to an Australian University or College.
Main intake - February/March each year
Second intake - July/August
Partially intake - October/November (few universities offer limited programs)
International students who seek to study in Australia must be fluent in English. An IELTS, TOEFL or other English proficiency exams scores is required for admission and visa.
International students can work part time up to 40 hours per fortnight during course time and full time during vacation who are studying in a course of more than one year duration. Spouse of a student in Australia can also work full time if the student is enrolled for a 2 year Master program and part time ( 40 hours per fortnight) in other cases. Australia provides a work permit for a period of 2 years to students who have taken up an education program of 2 year or more on completion of the educational program. With this work permit the student can work full time for a period of 2 years after completion of the course. International students would also gain points under the Skilled Migrant Category and are eligible for applying for PR who have graduated in Australia.