Studying In Australia

Studying In 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.

Surrounded by the Indian and pacific oceans, Australia is separated from Asia by the Arafura and Timor seas, with the coral sea lying off the Queensland coast, and the Tasman Sea lying between Australia and New Zealand. Canberra is the capital of Australia & Melbourne is its largest city.

Many choose Australia due to its budget-friendly living costs in comparison to other study destinations. Although things do not come cheap here, it is overall quite affordable. The living costs are one of the most important things students consider when deciding to go abroad and pursue their degrees. The tuition fees, rent, everyday expenses, all these and much more can be quite a challenge. But, the first step towards getting everything right and spending your study days without worrying about money is if you plan right.

Climate: The climate of Australia is significantly influenced by ocean currents, including the Indian ocean dipole and the el niño–southern oscillation, which is correlated with periodic drought, and the seasonal tropical low-pressure system that produces cyclones in northern Australia. These factors cause rainfall to vary markedly from year to year

Why AUSTRALIA over other country?

As written above Australia is the upcoming popular destination after the USA. Secondly, it has less population compared to other countries. Australia has a proper 2 year’s master’s degree which is globally recognized.

Australia has 37 government-funded universities and two private universities. Each course in Australia is the commonwealth register of institutions and courses for overseas students (CRICOS). There are g8 universities also out of 37 universities. Indian education of 15 years is directly accepted for master degree in Australia.

Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students, With more than 1,100 institutions and over 22,000 courses tailored for you. You can study at all levels of education from primary and secondary school, To vocational education and training, from English language courses to Higher education (including universities). Regardless of what you are studying or how long you are studying for, Australian laws promote quality education and protection for all its domestic and international students.

The Group of Eight comprises Australia’s leading research-intensive universities –

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australian National University
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Western Australia
  • University of Adelaide
  • Monash University
  • UNSW Sydney

Education costs in Australia (tuition fees)

The education costs change in different levels of study and types of qualification. See below for the average costs of education (in AUD), excluding veterinary and medical courses, according to the calculations of the Australian government:

Level of Study Average Yearly Cost
Undergraduate Bachelor Degree $20,000 to $30,000 approx.
Postgraduate Master Degree $25,000 to $50,000 approx.
Doctoral Degree $18,000 to $42,000 approx.
English Language Studies Around $300 per week approx.
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) AUD 900 to AUD 1500

Living costs in Australia

Category Average Cost of Living per Annum
Students AUD 21,041
Dependents (partners accompanying you) AUD 7,362
Dependents (child coming with you) AUD 3,152
One Way Travel Fare for Visa AUD 2,000

Australia universities academic intake

Category Course Duration Intake
Undergraduate Program 3 / 4 years Feb, July, and November (depends on the university)
Postgraduate Programs 1 / 1.5 / 2 years March, Feb, July, and November (depends on the university)
Doctoral Degrees 3-4 years Round the year intake as the supervisor or the project demands

Australia FAQ's

Here are the steps you need to follow in order to apply for an Australian study visa.
Create your ImmiAccount
Arrange the necessary documents
Pay the study visa application fee
Apply for a student visa

Being early to any occasion is a good habit to maintain. As such, applying early for a student visa is essential, as it takes 17 - 32 days for an Australian student visa application to be processed. There have been instances where the visa application process can be extended up to 3 months, so keep in mind that your application has a chance of being processed for the aforementioned duration.

Indian students seeking to Study in Australia to bear in mind that the application for an Australian study visa or Australian student visa costs around AUD 620. Also, the visa that you should apply for is a Subclass 500 visa. What is a Subclass 500 - student visa? An Australian student visa (Subclass 500) is a temporary visa that has a validity period of 5 years. The cost of this student visa is AUD 650, and with it, you will be able to travel in and out of the country unlimited times.

An Australian student visa (Subclass 500) is a temporary visa that has a validity period of 5 years. The cost of this student visa is AUD 650, and with it, you will be able to travel in and out of the country unlimited times.

To apply for a Subclass 500 Student visa, these criteria must be met:
Meet the Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) Requirement
Have the required English Proficiency test score to be submitted
Pay the study visa application fee
The Letter of Acceptance from a recognized Australian university
Have sufficient funds to support yourself
Meet the health and character requirements

Studying in Australia varies from AUD20,000 to AUD50,000, but it also depends on the course and the university you select.

To pursue education in Australia, students must have a minimum score of 60 - 65% in the 12th grade for undergraduate and 60% in Undergraduate for masters in their respective streams. The diploma and other basic courses, on the other hand, have a lower score requirement.

An academic score of 60% and a minimum band score of 6 in English proficiency are required for applying to Australian universities from international students.

Most Australian colleges and Universities charge an application fee ranging from $50 to $100.

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