Get to know Australia and Education in Australia
Studying in Australia
WHY STUDY IN AUSTRALIA?
Australia is ranked as the third most popular international student destination in the world notwithstanding its population of only 23 Million. Featuring some universities ranked amongst the top 50 in the world with some of the best facilities and educators, providing local and international students with a wide range of quality study options in various study areas.
Students who have successfully graduated from Australian schools are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian Education System.
EDUCATION SYSTEM IN AUSTRALIA
Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students, with more than 1,200 institutions and over 22,000 courses to choose from. You can study at all levels of education from Primary and Secondary School to Vocational Education and Training (VET) up to the University level.
LIVING/STUDYING IN AUSTRALIA
Knowing the average living costs in Australia is an important part of your financial plan and would ease your study. Cost of living here is considerably high (involving both living expenses and tuition fees) but can be considered as being low when compared to other top study destinations.
Yearly, the Australian government and other reputable agencies or organizations, give out bursaries, scholarships, and grants in various capacities to help both international and local students in their study.
Depending on the course of study, tuition fees for universities range from $15,000 to $30,000 dollars on a yearly basis.
EMPLOYMENT POSSIBILITIES IN AUSTRALIA
International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week while studying. This is in a bid to ease financial stress and living expenses for some students and to grant opportunities to students who wish to gain work experience in their field.
Even if you decide to extend your stay in Australia after your studies, you could apply for a “Temporary Graduate Visa”, which allows you to work for 12 more months. You should also note that studying in Australia gives you better chances of securing a job as soon as you graduate.