Study In Australia
Study in Australia
Australia attracts a huge number of international students and it’s not difficult to see why. It is a young and vibrant nation and its wonderful climate makes it a really desirable lifestyle choice.
Australia is a haven for sporting events and outdoor activities. It’s a country of wonderful beaches and fascinating plant and animal life. You will never be short of things to do in your spare time.
From its cosmopolitan coastal cities to its friendly, peaceful provincial towns, Australia provides a welcoming environment in which students can develop and grow, both academically and as global citizens.
Australia is a pioneer in the field of international education, the Australian government taking an active role in quality assurance an accreditation.
The universities here are amongst the best equipped in the world. Students are encouraged to think independently and creatively and are taught the problem solving skills that will be essential later on in their careers.
Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs are provided by the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Institutes, private colleges and some schools and universities. Australia’s innovative, practical approach to vocational education enables students to apply skills learned in the classroom to real world situations.
If you want to learn English overseas, Australia has the right course for you, whatever your level. Studying English in Australia will give you the chance to speak with native English speakers every day.
Types of Institution and Courses
There are over forty universities in Australia. They offer undergraduate degrees and postgraduate programs. Bachelor degrees can last three or four years. Postgraduate study includes certificates, diplomas, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees.
The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) assures the quality of all awards offered by Australian universities. For more information visit Australian Qualifications Framework
Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs are provided by the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Institutes.
There are also a number of private colleges. They often specialise in a particular field such as business, design or hospitality management.
Australia is also home to a large choice of English language schools.
For more information on the different types of education providers in Australia and the courses that are offered, visit Study in Australia
Visa & Entry Requirements
How to Apply
International students must apply to institutions in Australia directly or through an education agent. You must obtain an application form. Contact institutions to request one or visit their websites. You may have to send this form either to a local agent of the institution in your country, or to the international office of the institution.
To be accepted to study on a student visa in Australia you will need to demonstrate a sufficient level of English language proficiency, and meet minimum academic requirements. For more details on entry requirements visit Study in Australia
Student visas are granted by the Australian Department of Home Affairs. The Department will only grant you a student visa if your course is registered, or is part of a registered course, on a full time basis.
For more information on registered courses and education providers, visit the Commonwealth Register of Courses and Institutions for Overseas Students (CRICOS) website.
Working While Studying
Most students are permitted to work and take up work placements or work as volunteers. However, you may not start working in Australia until your course has started. For more information visit Study in Australia
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Devyani, Monash University Masters of Psychology (Counselling), Monash University Why did you decide to study in Melbourne? My sister started studying in Australia more than a year before I did. I came to visit her for a holiday and let's just say it was "love...