Study In Australia
- Australia has a proven reputation as an educational provider
- Many students are attracted by the flexibilities offered by the Australian Educational System, which sets out 12 levels of qualifications across three educational sectors – school, university and vocational education and training.
Australia has one of the best institutions and universities in the world. The vocational training approach of Australia is leading in the world. The Education system has high quality and diversity and Australians are very friendly to visitors, and so you will always feel free and at home! In the English-speaking world, Australia has the third-highest number of international students after the United States and the United Kingdom. It also has seven of the top 100 universities in the whole world and was ranked the 8th in the Universities 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems. The living standard of Australia is high, but the costs of living are lower than in the USA and UK. International students are also allowed to get jobs on the side, in order to aid in their living costs. There are students who can even be granted sponsorship. Though the costs are lower the quality is high and recognized in the world. The Bachelor’s Degree can also be completed in 3 years in most courses which saves both time and money. Employers and leading schools all over the world recognize the Australian qualifications. Most of the courses are covered by the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), which is a learning system that has been authorized by the Australian Government. AQF is known and recognized in most countries.
The education system in Australia is three-tiered with primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education.
University is the highest level of education in Australia. Australia has 43 universities: 40 government-funded public universities, two international universities and one private speciality university. Students can attend on-campus bachelor degrees or postgraduate courses (including certificate, postgraduate diploma, master and doctoral programs). Vocational courses focus on practical skills and industry training. Vocational training courses are offered in government-funded institutions, including TAFE (Technical and Further Education), or other private institutions. Many colleges offer students credit towards university courses.
Living Conditions and Cost of Living
Australia is one of the most popular destinations among international students. The beautiful country attracts these students because:
- It has one of the best higher education systems in the world
- Australian cities are safe and ideal for international students
- There are thousands of scholarships available
- The standard of living is high
- Students have numerous job opportunities after graduation
Housing and accommodation is of good quality, public transport is available, food and water are high quality, and many public amenities are accessible. Students can experience a wide range of leisure and sporting activities, and can expect low crime rates and a safe environment. Single person estimated monthly costs: AU$3,379.