Australia is a popular destination among international students from around the world. It is the home to leading universities/colleges, affordable fees, quality of education, quality of life and other features. It offers relaxed study experience and attractive career opportunities in some of the world’s most liveable cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, and Darwin. According to World Peace Index, it is the 13th most peaceful country in the world.
Benefits Of Studying In Australia
Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students with more than 1,100 institutions providing over 22,000 courses to choose from. Australia has six (6) of the top hundred (100) universities in the world. Australian graduates are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian education system. Moreover, the courses are highly flexible and equipped with modern technology. Australian universities and colleges have excellent ratings for teaching quality, research with higher graduate employment rates.
Australia is widely known for its swiftness in adopting various new technologies. Australia also offers an extensive range of study options for every student. Accounting, Information Technology, Hotel Management, Engineering and various science courses, actuarial courses, business courses and other undergraduate and postgraduate courses are available in Australian institutions and universities at affordable costs. Australian degree is highly recognized by companies and employers all across the world. Hence, graduating from an Australian institution opens doors to go anywhere in the world for study or employment purposes.
Australia’s standard of living is amongst the highest in the world. Living expenses and other costs are considerably lower in Australia than in other popular education destinations for international students.
International students also enjoy the medical facilities provided by the Australian government. The mandatory Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) helps to cover student’s medical expenses during the study period in Australia that includes doctor visits, Emergency ambulance, Hospital costs and prescription medicine.
It is the home of around 700,000 international students from more than 140 countries around the world. As per the Department of Education International Student Survey, 2018, more than 90% satisfaction scores have been given by international students.
Australian universities and colleges provide substantial amounts of scholarships to international students to help them fund their studies. Apart from this, the Australian government also provides many scholarships, grants, stipends and bursaries. Every year the Australian government sets aside 200 million dollars specially for international students coming to study at Australian universities. The primary criteria’s for getting this scholarship are your academic score, English proficiency test score, work experiences and others. The popular scholarships programs available to international students are the Australian Awards, Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship, the Australian Government Research and Training program (RTP), Destination Australia Scholarships, International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) etc.
Most scholarships in Australia cover the tuition fees of the universities/colleges, but some may also cover living and travelling expenses. There are many other scholarships available for international students and some are for Nepali citizens. Also, every university/college offer a unique set of scholarships for international students. Our experienced counsellor will guide and help you to apply for all the available scholarships during the application process.
The Australian education system offers primary, secondary and tertiary education. University is the highest level of education in Australia. Australia has 43 universities of which 40 universities are government-funded, two are international universities and one is a private specialty university. Students can join Diploma/Advanced Diploma, Bachelor, Master Coursework/Research and Doctoral Degree. Vocational courses are offered in government- funded institutions including TAFE and other private education providers. Higher education courses are offered from universities and students can attend on-campus bachelor degrees, postgraduate courses (certificate, postgraduate diploma, master and doctoral). All Australian educational providers are abiding by a national policy called the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) that is administrated by the Department of Industry of Australia which ensures uniformity and progression for study. Also, Australia practices the ESOS Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) framework that protects the rights of international students studying in Australia.
Post Study Work Opportunities
Australia offers part-time work permits to international students up to 40 hours fortnightly, while studying. It helps international students to meet their daily expenses and gain some practical knowledge. In addition to that, it helps students to get acquainted with the working culture of Australia, which will further develop their confidence, personality and expertise.
Australia provides PSW visas to international students to stay and work in Australia for up to 4 years after completing their studies. This visa has two streams: Graduate work Stream and Post-Study workstream. The tenure of the stay depends on which stream do you apply.
A Step-by-Step Guidance
Our experienced and certified counsellors provide step by step guides to our students. We render end to end services in the course selection, universities/college selection, career counselling, SOP workshops and editing, GTE Documentation, GTE Interview preparation, Visa application, Pre-departure orientation and onshore assistance.