The Australian education system has produced scientists, designers, educators, entrepreneurs, artists and humanitarians who have changed and lead the world.
For those who want to study full time in Australia and their dependent family members.
For those who want to accompany a student studying in Australia on Subclass 500 visa as a Guardian.
For Engineering Graduates who have completed their Qualification from a specified Institution within last 2 years.
For international students who have recently graduated with skills and qualifications that Australia needs.
This visa allows you to take part in workplace based occupational training activities to improve your skills.
Australia is setting international standards for excellence in education. An Australian education will equip you with skills that will make you attractive to employers in Australia and around the world.
Many Australian degrees and vocational courses include work experience and/or internship programs, so you can gain hands-on industry experience and also grow your professional network while you study.
Another answer to your question "why to study in Australia?" is that; While studying in Australia you can work up to 20 hours per week while your term is in session, and full time during term holidays. If your partner or spouse is accompanying you then they can work part time if you are studying a vocational qualification or a Bachelor’s degree. However if you are studying a masters degree or a PhD degree then your accompanying partner or spouse can work full time in Australia.
All International students who complete a Bachelor's Degree or a Bachelor Degree (Honours) or a Master's Degree or a Master's Degree by Research or a PhD degree or a Post Doctoral degree, then they might be eligible to apply for Post Study Work Visa in Australia which will vary from 2 to 4 years. If you complete your above mentioned qualification in Designated Regional Australia, and continue to live and work in Regional Australia then you might be eligible for a one time extension in Post Study Work visa for 1 to 2 years.
If you have studied a vocational course and your nominated occupation is on 'Medium and Long Term Shortage Skills List' (MLTSSL), then you might also be eligible to apply for Post Study Work Visa in Graduate Stream.
When you come to Australia on Student visa, you can include your spouse or de facto partner and your dependent kids in your visa. While your spouse or de facto partner can gain experience of Australian lifestyle, the kids must enroll in school and study.
Australian education institutions may be relatively young compared with universities in the UK and US but they are among the best in the world. The University of Melbourne, Australian National University, University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of New South Wales and Monash University have all ranked in the top 100.
Australia has an outstanding higher education system. With over 22000 courses across 1100 institutions, Australian system is ranked 8th in the Universities ranking.
International students have reported around 90% satisfaction scores for their living and study experience in Australia.
Australian already knew their cities were among the best designed and maintained in the world. But now the International surveys have reported all of Australia major cities such as Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and Gold Coast are in the world's top 100 student cities.
So far Australia has offered around 3000 scholarships to students from over 55 countries.
Over the past 50 years 2.5 Million international students have graduated from Australian educational institutions. These graduates are now part of a global alumni network that is shaping the world.
When you study with Australia, you have the opportunity to pursue an outstanding education from leading institutions. Australia's extraordinary heritage of innovation and creativity means your horizon for success is boundless.
Living for international students in Australia will be a new experience, but there are support services in your institution as well as from other organisations to help make adjusting to life in Australia easier.
Most institutions offer assistance with Airport pickup services and the week before the start of the study term is dedicated to orientation in which international student australia are introduced to the institutions facilities and city.
Most Australian Universities and Institutions provide advice and assistance to students towards securing an appropriate student accommodation before arrival.
Most Australian Universities and Institutions have designated international student advisers who guide and assist students with any problem they may face.
Most Australian Universities and Institutions provide international student support with study and learning such as Language and Learning Advisers, Student Mentors and research and writing tutoring to help students learn skills to succeed in their studies.
Getting involved in University or Institution life can open so many different opportunities. Most Australian Universities have clubs and societies that you can join for an interest or a hobby. Sport and recreation is a great way to meet new people, take on new challenges and look after your health and fitness whilst you study. Many Universities and/or cities or councils in which those Universities are, organise a number of events and festivals that students can attend or participate and experience the culture.
Australian education providers pride themselves on creating a study experience that is welcoming, friendly and supportive for australia international students. Making friends and having help when it is needed can make a big difference. Join a club or society, improve your health and fitness in the gym, join a sports team, attend a social event, or volunteer for community service and engage in wider community outside your university or institution; is a way of making friends.
Australian government, Australian universities and some public and private research organisations offer full or part scholarships to international students to study and/or engage in research in Australia.
The following are some of the scholarships available for international students in Australia:
Australia Awards Scholarship Program: This scholarship is awarded by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Research Training Program: This scholarship is awarded by Department of Education and Training.
Endeavour Leadership Program: This scholarship is awarded by Australia government to promote research and professional development between partner countries.
Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship: This scholarship is administered by RMIT University and allows females to come for research opportunities with the Australian education institutions and research training centres.
Australian Centre For International Agricultural Research: This award supports developing countries with agriculture research projects through training and networking.
Australian University Scholarships: Every year Australian universities award many scholarships to support their research activities.
These scholarships may cover unto 100% of tuition fees, living expenses, return airfare between home country and Australia, Overseas student health cover (OSHC), and fieldwork allowance (if required).
Australian is renowned for its education with Universities in Melbourne and Sydney. However you dont need to stick to these metropolises for study experience. Regional Australia also has a lot to offer in terms of studying, living and working in Regional Australia.
If you study a degree program from an Australian university which is of minimum 2 years duration then you may be eligible for 2 years Post Study work visa. However if your degree is from an educational institution in Regional Australia and you continue to live and work in Regional Australia, then you may be eligible for an extension in Temporary Graduate visa for another year.
Some Australian states provide state nomination for Regional Work Skilled (Provisional) Subclass 481 visa or Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 visa, if you have studied and lived in Regional Australia. This helps an applicant to nominate an occupations from a list of extra 292 occupations for Skilled Migration, which otherwise are not available for migration under Skilled Independent Subclass 189 visa.
Study in Regional Area Australia does not mean compromise on quality of education. Some of the top universities of Australia such as University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, Flinders University, Deakin University, University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Notre Dame University, are based in Regional Australia. In addition to that there are large number of colleges based in Regional Australia offering vocational and trade qualifications.
Regional area in Australia offers relaxed and beautiful Australian landscape in a beautiful rural environment, close to some of Australia’s best surf beaches. You can easily visit popular tourist attractions and explore the natural environment.