Australia is the third most popular international student destination in the world. It’s a small country of 24.5 million people but world leaders in education. And also Australia is currently home to nearly 700,000 international students.
High -quality education, easy access to student support services, multicultural society and fantastic lifestyle make Australia an attractive study destination.
The University of Melbourne, Australian National University, University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of New South Wales and Monash University were all ranked in the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
Australia has an outstanding higher education system. With over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, Australian educational system is ranked 8th in the Universities
2019 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems, International students report almost 90% satisfaction scores for their living and study experience in Australia. Almost Australian major cities – Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth and the Gold Coast- are in the world’s top 100 student cities.
Australia offered over 3,000 Australia Awards scholarships and short courses to students from over 55 countries in 2019. You could be eligible for one in 2020.
Australian Universities rank in the world’s top 50 in a huge range of study areas. 2020 higher rated Education University Ranking institutions highly in the following fields
Arts & Humanities
Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health
Engineering & Technology
Once you have received confirmation of where you will be studying, you should look for accommodation that suits your needs and budget.
You should consider below tips when searching for accommodation.
Costs will vary depending on your chosen state, city, and type of accommodating place.
Always confirm the total cost and any other expenses you may be required to pay where you stay such as a bond and utility fees and ensure they are included in your accommodation agreement.
Consider the distance of your accommodation from your campus and whether it is easily accessible by public transport, such as bus or train.
Find out the nearby hospitals, emergency service facilities, shopping centers and other amenities.
You can rent or ‘lease’ a property by yourself or with friends. This can be done through a real estate agent or privately. There are often rental and share house options posted on boards at your institution or share house websites.
Benefits of studying in Australia
Australian universities, colleges and schools are committed to equipping you with practical skills and knowledge to help you succeed in your chosen industry.
As global demand booms for entrepreneurial and innovative thinkers, Australian education providers have re-engineered their approaches to teaching and learning to inspire thought-leading creativity among students in every discipline.
Australian universities, colleges and schools will teach you the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to help you succeed in a fast-changing world and remain agile in uncertain times. And also you will get a chance to study at globally ranked institutions.
Many Australian degrees and vocational courses include work experience programs and internships so you can gain hands-on industry experience and grow your professional network while you study. Once you complete your degree, you may also be eligible to stay and work in Australia. While studying, you can work up to 20 hours per week during the semester and full-time during the semester break. This can be a great way to find study-related work or simply pay for your lifestyle in Australia.
In several cities and towns, there are dedicated international student support centres, each offering practical advice and support on issues like legal rights, job skills and opportunities to meet and socialise with other local and international students.
Australia’s Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS ACT) framework enforces by law the best practice protection for the rights of international students studying in Australia. Australian cities have some of the lowest crime rates in the world, and our streets and public spaces are open and safe.
There are many options for accommodation: you can live in purpose-built student villages, homestays, private rentals, share-houses or boarding school accommodation.
Australia is a multicultural society with respect for others no matter who they are or where they come from. Almost 30% of Australians are born overseas. This has made our country rich with nationalities and cultures from all over the world.
When you study in Australia, you will join more than half a million international students from 192 countries who have been welcomed into Australian life.