Why study in Australia?
Currently, among the top 3 education destinations abroad, Australia is one of them which invites more than 500,000 students every year. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic overseas students in Australia dropped by 33.5%, even though an overall of 70,000+ Indian students applied for an Australian student visa.
Australia invests 200,000,000 AUD in scholarships each year and also Offers more than 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions. Eight Australian universities rank among the top 100 institutions in the world and overall 36 higher education institutions make it to the QS top universities list. Australia is ranked as the second-best in terms of education and per-capita income by the United Nations.
New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland are the top student destinations in Australia. Along with universities, each of these states offers a higher number of Technical & Further Education institutions for students.
Popular courses to study in Australia
Australia has one of the best higher education systems in the world which offers more than 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions. Australian universities & colleges provide you with practical skills and knowledge which help you succeed in your preferred industry. The most preferred courses are
- Arts & Humanities
- Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health
- Engineering & Technology
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences
Education System In Australia
Higher Education in Australia
Australia is internationally recognized for providing the best practice in vocational and education training. Australian Universities provide international students with choices and opportunities across the study discipline and this makes Indian students study in Australia. Higher education comprises bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. The skills and knowledge acquired at these levels make a student ready to work in the industry eventually. There are many grants and scholarships and bursaries available to assist you financially with your studies in Australia.
International students must study in an institution, a course which is registered on the CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students). That registration guarantees that the course and the institution at which you study meet the high standards expected by international students
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses are aimed to impart valuable practical skills and industry-specific training to students to make them job-ready. Vocational training courses are offered in government-funded institutions, including TAFE (Technical and Further Education), or other private institutions. An Australian vocational education and training (VET) qualification serves as a pathway to entering the workforce or university. Vocational training courses are available in various domains such as business & marketing, IT, art, media, hospitality, tourism, logistics, construction, mining, manufacturing, etc. The curriculum of VET courses is jointly developed by the government and the industry
There are two intakes for Australian Universities
Intake 1 : October – November (February)
Intake 2 : April – May (July)
The first intake is usually treated as the main intake by most Indian students. The best thing to do is to prepare for the next upcoming intake.
Tuition Fee & Study Cost
When planning to study abroad at destinations like Australia, international students must be prepared to experience a huge expenditure on tuition, applications, accommodation, living in Australia, and more. The tuition fees for pursuing a specific degree will vary as per institution, level of study, and choice of program.
Undergraduate Bachelor Degree
Postgraduate Masters Degree
DO I NEED A VISA TO ENTER AUSTRALIA?
Unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, you will need a valid Australian visa to enter the country. New Zealand passport holders can apply for a visa upon arrival in the country. All other passport holders must apply for a visa before leaving home. You can apply for a range of visas, including tourist visas and working holiday visas, at your nearest Australian Embassy or Consulate. You can also apply for certain types of visas on the Australian Department of Home Affairs website.
DO I NEED A STUDENT VISA TO STUDY IN AUSTRALIA?
To study in Australia, you will need to obtain an Australian student visa. You must be able to prove to the Department of Home Affairs that you meet the following key Australian student visa requirements:
Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirement
English proficiency requirements
Health and character requirements
You’ll also need to complete an Australian student visa application form, pay the visa application fee, and perhaps attend an interview. Sound like a lot to remember? Here’s everything you need to know