Study in Australia

Why study in Austrailia:

Australia is a popular destination for international students, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, quality education, and a multicultural society. Here are some reasons why you should choose to study in Australia:

  • High-quality education: Australia is home to many top-ranked universities which are globally recognised for their academic excellence and rigorous training. Students must expect to meet highly competitive environment designed to push them to do their best.
  • Scholarship for international students in Australia: Australian universities are always keen to attract high-performing international students and hence almost every university offers some form of scholarships to achieve the purpose. While highly competitive, fully-funded scholarships are also available which not only support the tuition costs but also living costs as well.
  • Post study work opportunities in Australia: To further strengthen the economy, Australia is keen to promote international education as a channel to develop skilful workforce. There are rigorous yet easy to follow procedures in place enabling graduates to avail work permits and have favourable chances to settle in the country.

Key Facts

Best Courses in Australia

  • Nursing: Australia has a well-functioning healthcare system and the demand for nurses is growing. By graduating from a Nursing programme, you will be well-positioned to start a favourable career in this important field.
  • AI and Information Technology: IT is a rapidly advancing field creating continuous opportunities for high-demand jobs. With fierce competition amongst global powers, each country is vying to develop the most advanced skill force. Australian universities are globally known to have have designed rigorous computer science programmes focused on development of latest technologies.
  • Engineering: Australian universities are renowned for their top-quality engineering programmes and with a prospering economy, the demand in the market for engineers is also increasing. Hence a degree in engineering from an Australian university puts you in a favourable position to secure a high-paying job.

Tuition Costs for International Students

  • Tuition fees for international students in Australia vary depending on the institution, programme, and level of study. On average, undergraduate international students can expect to pay between AUD 15,000 and AUD 45,000 per year, while postgraduate programmes may range from AUD 22,000 to AUD 50,000 per year.
  • There are also plenty of scholarships available to help cover higher costs of studying. Many universities offer fully-funded scholarships to attract high-achieving students. Get in touch with our counsellors to get more information.

Living Costs

  • Monthly rent ranges from AUD 700 – AUD 900 depending on the city and your choice of accommodation. In expensive cities like Sydney, it’s usual practice to find shared accommodation to save money, whereby you pay rent for one room in a shared accommodation.
  • All other costs for food, travel, etc range from AUD 200 – AUD 400 depending on how you are spending. If you are mostly eating at home, then expect to spend closer to the lower range.

Student Visa Australia

  • Almost all foreign nationals need a student visa (Subclass 500) to study in Australia and students must apply for it before entering Australia.
  • Australia student visa processing time vary from case to case depending on your documents and application details. So it is always better to start way ahead of time (usually 3-4 months before start of studies). General student visa requirements for Australia include proof of acceptance, proof of identity, proof of sufficient financial support and proof of English language proficiency.

Job Prospects

  • Australia offers excellent and flexible job prospects for international students. As a student, you are allowed to work 40 hours every two weeks during the regular study period and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • After graduation, international students in Australia may be eligible for the post study work stream via Temporary Graduate visa (subclass 485), which allows them to work in Australia for a up to two years if their qualification is listed on the Department of Education’s list.

Key Attractions

  • Sydney Opera House: Sydney Opera House is a UNESCO World Heritage site and an iconic landmark in Australia. Whether you are into performative arts or not, attending shows there is still a great way to relax and entertain yourself after intense study weeks.
  • Great Barrier Reef: Located off the coast of Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. Vibrant marine life and breath-taking underwater scenery makes for a great trip during study breaks.
  • Bondi Beach: During the summers it can get quite hot in Australia. Located in Sydney, Bondi Beach is a popular destination to cool off, offering golden sands, great surf, and a vibrant beach culture for international students in Australia.


  • Vegemite: Vegemite, often termed as the flavour of Australia, is a typical Australian household spread usually enjoyed on toast or sandwiches. It is the best lunch option for students entangled in busy study routines.
  • BBQ (Barbecue): A favourite past-time activity of the Australians is outdoor barbecues, where they grill all kinds of meats, seafood, and vegetables. It is a great way to socialise and fully immerse in the Ausralian culture.
  • Lamingtons: Lamingtons are traditional Australian cakes made of sponge cake coated in chocolate icing and rolled in desiccated coconut. Often served with a layer of jam or cream in the middle, lamingtons make up the best choice for students having a sweet tooth.


  • On average, Australia experiences all four seasons. Being in the southern hemisphere, the season cycle is in contrast to the countries in the northern hemisphere. Summers are hot and dry and usually last from December to February. On average the temperatures range from 25°C to 40°C. Winters are usually cooler lasting from June to August with average temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C.
  • International students should pack light, breathable clothing for hot summers. It is a plus if you can also bring swimsuits, sun glasses and a hat to enjoy the beautiful beaches. Australian winters are mild, and unless you plan to go on frequently outdoor trips/excursions, regular jackets and coats will be enough to help you through colder days.