Study In Australia
The Australian education system has a strong international reputation and is known for its effective structure and innovative policy developments. The study in Australia offers international students a very special learning environment that supports their efforts to gain university level education. It also offers a multicultural environment for the students who came there from far away countries to get the higher education. When you study in Australia, you discover fresh challenges and develop skills in a supportive learning environment.
It is a place where students can realize their potential in ways that they planned and perhaps in ways that they never imagined.
You excel as a person, as well as academically. Australia’s education institutions will challenge and reward you academically, personally, and professionally. They offer a stimulating environment for students from around the world to gain valuable skills, experiences and qualifications.
In 2009 there were 3,32,500, international students in Australia of some 190 different nationalities of these around 95,000 were Indian students, studying mainly in the fields of Postgraduate studies. The rich diversity of nationalities ensures that you will make lifelong friends with students from around the world as well as from Australia.
In Australia, International students experience a unique kind of education- a learning style that encourages innovative, creative and independent thinking. International students build valuable skills, which gives them an advantage academically personally and professionally.
Australian Education with a Difference:
Australia has a seemingly limitless array of education and training opportunities. International students can choose from a vast range of courses with a vocational orientation. Each of Australia’s institutions has its own strengths and areas of specialization, which gives international students a wide choice and access to the latest technology and research in their chosen field. The most popular courses amongst Indian students are Business, Information technology, Engineering and Hospitality.
The Indian and Australian education systems are very similar in structure, Yet they are distinct in their teaching-learning process. In Australia, Students take a much more active role in the learning process. Australian institutions place great importance on developing the ability of students to think creatively and independently, read widely and critically participate in debate and function as part of a team. Such skills are in demand from employers and so an Australian educational qualification gives international students an edge in a competitive world.
As there are no grading/rating of universities/college, students are advised to go through the program structure and course content. Reputations are built over a long period and universities/colleges are known for their specific faculties.
- To start with, the student should do a comparative analysis of the institutions, vis-a-vis course details, tuition fee, the standing of the university etc.
- Detailed information and guidance are available from the counselors of SAGA Studies. Once an institution has been decided upon, the procedure to be followed would be.
- Make an application to the institution of choice through SAGA Studies.
- The institution will make an offer of admission based on qualifications after assessing the application.
Cost of Education:
This usually depends upon the college/university selected. The average tuition fee for different programs can be: (AUD per year)
|Diploma||7,000 – 11,000|
|Bachelors Degree||9,000 – 15,000|
|Masters degree||10,000 – 22,000|
Accommodation and living expenses:
For accommodation, students have a number of options available that can be on-campus or off-campus such as hostels, rented housing, homestay etc. The cost of living can vary depending on the city. However, on an average, It can be
|Boarding School||A$ 10,000-20000 per year|
|Homestay/Farmstay||A$ 110-270 per week|
|Share Accommodation||A$ 70-250 per week|
|Rental Accommodation||A$ 100-400 per week|
For admission into any level of programs, IELTS is required Tests for admission and for visa purpose as well. Minimum requirement of IELTS is 5.0 Bands
All international students in Australia are required to have medical insurance. The overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) charge of AUD 380 per year is payable before the student visa is issued.
Students can work up to a maximum of 20 hours per week after they start their studies and full time during vacations.
The limitations on work must be strictly observed; students found working more may face deportation.
Applying for a visa:
After securing admission into the college/University one must start with the visa formalities.
SAGA Studies provides wide range of services for studying in Australia
Documents Required :(All in Originals)
- Educational Transcripts
- Financial Documents
- Official declaration from the applicant’s parents/sponsor stating the nature of their relationship to them. They should confirm they will support the applicant financially during their studies in Australia. The applicant must also include full contact details of their parents/sponsor (including residential address and postal address, if different, and telephone numbers);
- Evidence of sponsor’s occupation and annual income – letter from the sponsor’s employer confirming employment, and including full contact details (address and telephone numbers), and sponsor’s personal bank statements and tax returns for the last 3 years;
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An issue of visa is subject to verification of financial and employment documentation, which may take up to 1-4 Months.
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