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Australians are lively people. Their hearts are as large as the continent-country. And this quality extends to their education system too.
Australia is one of the top favorite countries preferred by thousands of Indian and international students. An estimate suggests that about 100,000 Indian students are presently studying in Australia.
This sixth largest country and sixteenth wealthiest country in the world is home to several inventions, including the hugely popular Google Maps! Its unique position – a huge landmass located well below the equator – has earned it the nickname Land Down Under.
With fine weather, friendly people and a fantastic career-driven education system, Australia is poised to attract even more students to its hold.
Top Reasons to Study in Australia
The Australian education system is both challenging and rewarding. Students with potential often excel in their studies and find life-changing career opportunities in Australia. The exposure to scores of international students adds to their benefit. Australian degrees are recognized globally, which means that a student can choose to settle in another country for better opportunities.
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Education in Australia is defined, delivered and mandated by the Australian Qualification Framework. Every college, university and educational institute abides by it.
This framework not only allows students to navigate through the course easily, but also makes the course globally recognized; whether it is a diploma, certificate course, vocational course, bachelor’s program or master’s program.
Yes. Australia is farther from India than most study abroad countries. And yes, studying in Australia could be slightly more expensive compared to some European countries. But is it worth it? Totally!
While Australian economy continues to grow, there is long-term skill shortage of professionals such as IT programmers, doctors & nurses, engineers, finance & accounts among many others. Australian government has recognized this lack and hence, they have announced a relaxed post-study work permit for graduate and postgraduate international students. This is a perfect opportunity for Indian students who want to study, work and perhaps settle in Australia.
In many ways, Australia is like India. It’s a huge country with natural beauty and man-made wonders. There are mountains and rivers to explore, hikes and treks to take and several historic monuments to visit.
Would it surprise you to know that Melbourne and Sydney are among the global top-10 cities to live? Other Australian cities are not far behind.
Victoria and Melbourne are two of the top mesmerizing tourist attractions. There is a good chance that you’d find several affordable restaurants, clubs, concert halls and hangout spots like promenades and parks nearby your university.
Music, literature and other festivals are organized throughout the year in Australia. The vibe is very warm and friendly. And of course, you will also come across many Indian students and thousands of NRIs who call Australia home.
Students must fulfil criteria mentioned below to be eligible for applying for admission in an Australian university:
- Must be an Undergraduate: 10+2.
- Minimum 3 years of Bachelors Degree to apply for Master’s program
- Acceptable scores set by the universities for TOEFL/IELTS/PTE
- Strong recommendation letters
- Statement of purpose/personal statement, essays & resume
- Certificates of achievement & extra-curricular activity participation
- Sound financial background
Visa application follows once admission is secured. Students are required to satisfy the visa office on following points in their interview:
- Your intentions to enter Australia are for educational purposes only
- You have sufficient funds to cover your study and living costs in the Australia
- You will leave by the end of authorized period of this stay
- You will not breach the conditions of admission (e.g., you will not work without prior authorization)
There are no common pre-requisites. Each university in Australia has different academic requirements. Connect with us to explore possibilities specific to your academic and financial profile.
Of course. Once you have completed your graduation – 10 + 2 + 3 – you can apply for Masters Program to study in Australia. You can also apply after completing 12th / 10 + 2.
Scholarship grant would totally depend upon your grades and timing of application. Remember, scholarship grants are limited and thousands of international students apply for it. Applying at the right time, along with the pre-requisites of grades and other conditions as university may have set, could make the difference between obtaining scholarship or missing it. Connect with us to know more
As per recent announcement, students can work in Australia up to 8 years. However, the 8 years PSW is applicable for some provinces only. Otherwise, 6 years of PSW is allowed for international students. Connect with us to know more
A minimum IELTS band of 6 or higher is required to study in Australia. Connect with us to secure 8+ IELTS band score
06. Is health insurance covered for studying in Australia? What kind of health insurance is provided? What is the cost?
International students in Australia are covered under / provided Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). AUD 470 – AUD 475 / year is the cheapest and minimal cover. OSHC is the only place where students can compare all of the 6 Australian government-approved OSHC providers in one place.
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