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July 2021

The culture, food, climate, geography are among other things that makes a country diverse but there are some that have a truly unique status. Yes! Australia is one of them. Australia, also known as the "Land Down Under" is known for its peculiar English accent and has a host of elements that attracts people worldwide. Here are a list of things that makes this beautiful country stand out from the "rest". One wishing to further their education and boosting their career prospects, should consider studying in Australia.

Australia, a world leader in education, assures its students quality education, internationally recognized qualifications, multicultural environments and immense post study employment opportunities. Not only this, easy access to student support services and the fantastic lifestyle, makes Australia an attractive study destination.

Universities in Australia

Australian Universities

With over 1,100 institutions and more than 22,000 courses, Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students. The education system offers primary, secondary and tertiary education. The universities in Australia have a well - structured curriculum that focus on varied skills such as critical thinking, communication, ethical understanding, creativity etc. Students have the opportunity of working upto 20 hours per week during the semester and full - time during the semester break, enabling them to find study - related work and thereby pay for their lifestyle in Australia.

Courses in Australia

Students are offered numerous courses in Australia. The most popular ones include:

  • Information Technology
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Humanities
  • Social Studies
  • Law
  • Health Science
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Visual and Performing Arts among others

Scholarships in Australia

There are a number of grants, bursaries and scholarships offered to students to help them finanace their studies in Australia. These are either offered by the Australian Government, public and private organizations, and education providers. The major scholarship programs available for Indian students are:

  • Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)
  • Australia Awards
  • Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship
  • Destination Australia

Campus Life in Australia

Australia, an affordable study destination makes it a major attraction. With some of the lowest crime rates in the world, Australian cities along with their streets and public spaces are open and safe. Besides on-campus accomodation, there are other accomodation options available including private rentals, boarding school accomodation, homestays, purpose- built student villages and share houses.

Cost of Living in Australia

Cost of living in Australia varies depending on your chosen state, city and type of accomodation. One should consider the distance of one's accomodation from his/her campus and whether it is easily accessible by public transport i.e. bus or train.

  • Hostels and Guesthouses- $90 - $150 per week
  • Homestay- $235 - $325 per week
  • Boarding schools- $11,000 - $22,000 a year
  • On campus- $110 - $280 per week
  • Rental- $185 -$440 per week
  • Shared Rental- $95 - $215 per week

Employment Opportunities

Australia provides numerous employment prospects after graduation. In most fields, an Australian qualification is recognized and accepted by employers worldwide thereby making you an attractive employee to employers at home and around the world. After completing two years of full-time studies and upon successful completion of research degrees/ course work, International students are eligible for two years of post-study work permit.


For further assistance or queries you can contact us, Edwise International, and avail for our wide range of services for students on destinations like Universities in UK, study in USA, study in Canada, study in Germany, study in New Zealand, Study in Ireland, study in Australia and many other countries.

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

Courses in Australia

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