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Study in Australia- Unlock your dreams

Australia is an affordable study destination, which provides quality education, tolerant society and impeccable living conditions. The higher education system in Australia is top-notch and ranks amongst the world’s best. Education in Australia is economical by providing compact and intensive courses, which includes in itself developments in science and technology. Therefore, attaining a degree from Australia is not only practical but also receptive to the changing environment. Presently over 60000 Indian students are studying in Australia. There are 41 universities which have over 3000-5000 students, 39 of the institutions are run by the government.

Since the inception of Association of Australian Education Representatives in India (AAERI), Edwise has been its member. Recognised by the Australian Government the Australia Qualification Framework (AQF) is an integrated nationwide system of qualifications. In this, the student can transfer from one level of study to the other, whilst receiving credit for previous study.

Study in Australia- Unlock your dreams

Benefits of studying in Australia:

• Safe country with a stable democracy and pleasant climate
• ESOS Act protects the interests of international students
• The Streamlined Visa Process is straightforward and fair
• Economical costs for living and tuition fees
• Masters course duration is between 1, 1.5 to 2 years
• Quality Assurance through CRICOS Code

Top 3 Universities in Australia

University of Melbourne:

University of Melbourne is number one in Australia, and 32 in the world. Furthermore, it is also ranked sixth in graduate employability worldwide. The University has a distinctive curriculum that enables students to learn beyond the classroom. One of the oldest universities in Australia it continues to make an impact on various fields such as those of law, humanities, culture and biomedicine.

University of Sydney:

QS World Ranking places the University number one in Australia and fifth in the world for graduate employability. It is also third in Australia and 42nd in the world for 2020 QS World Ranking. In a large number of courses such as those of transportation science and technology, education, veterinary science, architecture and Masters of Management the University is number one in Australia.

Australian National University:

Australian National University : The 2019 Times Higher Education International Outlook Indicator places the university as one of the highest in Australia for international outlook. Furthermore, QS World University Rankings 2018/19 places the university first in Australia. In the year 2018 ANU had over 25500 students. The Good Universities Guide 2019 mentions that the university has one of the greatest average student-teacher ratios amongst other universities in Australia.


Universities and colleges in Australia have two main intakes in February and July respectively. The applications take 4-6 weeks to process, therefore students should commence making the applications 7-8 months before the intake.

Types of degrees:

• Diploma/Advanced Diploma
• TAFE Certificate (Technical and Further Education) III and IV- Vocational Education and Training for training and qualifying for high skilled jobs
• Bachelor’s Degree- varies from 3 to 5 years
• Graduate Diploma/ Graduate Certificate
• Master’s Degree- can either be by research or coursework and taught program
• Doctoral Degree

Popular courses to study in Australia:

• Agriculture • Business Administration and Law
• Education
• Engineering
• Health Science
• Tourism and Hospitality
• Humanities
• Computing and Mathematics
• Science
• Visual and Performing Arts
• Communication
• Information Technology
• Social Studies


Study in Australia- Unlock your dreams

A student spends approximately A$19830 per year on accommodation, clothing, food, entertainment and travel. However the costs largely vary upon the lifestyle, location and program.

Work Opportunities:

Post Study Work Right:

Bachelor and Masters by coursework graduates who have spent at least two academic years are eligible to attain two years of Post Study Work Right. Furthermore, Masters by research graduates receive three years of Post Study Work Rights. Lastly, Doctorate graduates receive four years of Post Study Work Rights

Work and Migration:

Upon completion of 2 years of study in Australia, students are given a 24 months visa, during which they can work full time or develop their skills to attain points for the General Skilled Migrant Policy of PR. Students can apply for various visa categories within eighteen months or apply for an employer sponsored visa.


The Australian Student Visa is also known as the Subclass 500, is given to only those students studying in CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students). To study in colleges in Australia a student needs to make an online visa application. Australia follows the Simplified Student Visa Framework, which has led to easier application process. To apply for Australian student visa one can begin submitting the visa 120 days prior to the beginning of the course. The pupil should have gained acceptance in a full time course, registered by the government. The Australian visa process requires the prospective student to fulfill the GTE requirements (Genuine Temporary Entrant). This measure is brought by the government to ensure that students entering the country do so for genuine education purposes and not as a means to gain a job. Students are required to show adequate funds to cover the tuition costs and living expenses.

Study in Australia- Unlock your dreams

Student Testimonials:

Edwise has done a wonderful job and I thank each person at Edwise who has helped me. I am absolutely overwhelmed and appreciate the support provided. It was a wonderful experience interacting with everyone at Edwise. I shall definitely recommend anyone who wants to study abroad to come to Edwise.

Name - Sanjiv Vishwanath
Country - Australia
University - Griffith University

It was a great experience. It was like a dream come true for me because of Edwise. Everybody was extremely helpful and co-operative. Their dedication to the work was tremendous. Everybody is very friendly, polite, hardworking and efficient.

Name - Shweta Shrishrimal
Country - Australia
University - Bond University

Edwise has made me look at situations in a practical manner. I came across inspiring people in Edwise, who helped me to achieve my goal. Truly, this has been one of the best experiences of my life.

Name - Shreya Barsur
Country - Australia
University - Macquarie University

Edwise Overseas Education Consultant

We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective of the destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 725 universities in 16 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

Start your education overseas with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad from study permits, temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding the best suited program for you.


For Complete Information About Study in Australia Contact Edwise Overseas Education Consultants, on 1-800-102-0336 (Toll Free) / 08600911333.

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