The land of kangaroos as people all over the World refer to is ranked as the best country to live in. Its capital, Canberra along with other major cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide are among the best cities in the world to live in. These cities are based on the location’s crime levels, threat of conflict, quality of medical care, levels of censorship, temperature, schools, and transport links.
Apart from the shimmering lights of the City of Perth and the exquisite dine-in experience in the tropical islands, the education values of Australia are globally acclaimed as well. The education in Australia provides many great opportunities to students, as it is a land of fast-paced technological development and innovation.
The cost of living in Australia is comparatively affordable because the economy of the country is very strong. It provides students a good opportunity to maintain a good standard of living with the lowest costs, while getting a high-quality education. To cover your costs, you can get a part time job during your studies and work full time during breaks.
EDUCATION SYSTEM IN AUSTRALIA:
The Indian and Australian education systems are very similar in structure, i.e. 10+2+3. The international students can start the education in Australia from school, college to universities. Australia’s laws promote quality education and protection for international students. As an international student on a student visa, one should study with an institution and in a course that is registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Most of all the institutes and Universities are under SVP (Stream Line Visa Process) which is a steam line process from admission to visa for the student.
FEW COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
FEW MAJOR COURSES:
Bachelor Programs- 3 to 4 years
Master Programs - 2 years
For all under-graduate programs, the admission is based on the marks scored in HSC and English proficiency in IELTS / TOEFL / PTE.
For enrolling in the post-graduate programs, most universities consider students with a valid three years of graduation degree. Student is required to show proofs of work experience from all the employers while making the application.
Along with the academic documents English proficiency tests like IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores are required to get the admission.
However, some courses like Nursing, Pharmacy, Life sciences, PhD need a higher level of proficiency an overall band of 7 bands in IELTS.
All the institutes and universities always have an arrangement of student accommodation near their campus. The student may book the accommodation for short or long term by checking the room availability and facilities as per need and budget.
The student may opt for flats/ apartments/ Home stay options off campus on sharing basis.
The average tuition fee for different programs can be: (AUD per annum)
As an international student one can avail 40 hours in two weeks during study sessions and full time in breaks.
Australia is one of the most popular countries to live and work in booming economy for specialized skilled people. Students will have job search visa after their study in Australia, they can plan the permanent residency during the period according to skill set.