If the question, “why study in Australia?” has been on your mind, this article is for you. The land down under, besides being known for its indigenous cultures, kangaroos and koalas is also a preferred study destination for international students. With over 440,000 foreign students (out of which about 70,000 are from India) making it their home, there are a number of reasons why students from all over the world are choosing this country.
What are the top 10 reasons to study in Australia as an international student?
There are a number of reasons why students choose this country. Before we get into those reasons, here are some fun facts.
It is the only country that is also a continent.
About 90% of the population lives on the coast. Central Australia is primarily a desert.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest ecosystem in the world.
If you visit one new beach in Australia every day, it would take over 27 years to see them all.
About 30% of the country’s population are migrants.
Why should you be one among Australia’s migrant population? Here are the benefits of studying in Australia.
1. World-class universities and globally recognised degrees
As an international student, one of the first things one looks for is an improved quality of education, when compared to your home country. Here’s a reflection of the fact that Australian universities provide world-class education. According to QS World University rankings 2023, 7 of Australia’s top universities feature within the top 100 of the world.
Australian National University (ANU)
University of Melbourne
University of Sydney
University of New South Wales
University of Queensland
University of Western Australia
These, along with the 36 other Australian universities (Australia has a total of 43 universities), offer competitive programmes in stunning campuses. These universities are renowned for their academic reputation for providing career focussed programmes, being in sync with the industry and its latest developments, and developing innovative methods of teaching and learning.
Therefore, in addition to theory, a student graduating from any of these institutions also develops the necessary skills to deploy his/ her practical application and training, critical thinking and problem solving skills, making him/ her extremely attractive to recruiters.
These universities also offer a diverse range of courses and the flexibility to evaluate your course choices and alter them in the duration of your programme. Considering the degree courses (undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral) and the vocational ones, some of the Australian institutions offer up to 700 programmes.
Another reason why these universities are sought after, especially by students from India, is for the Australian education system that adopted the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) in 1995 and amended in 2013. It is a government mandated policy guide for regulated qualifications. Essentially, the framework contains 10 levels, ranging from certificates to doctoral degrees.
Vocational education and training is offered at AQF Levels 1 to 8 while higher education ranges from AQF Levels 5 to 10. This systemic structuring of degrees, its approval and accreditation by an external agent also helps in making Australian degrees globally recognised.
2. Employment opportunities
For an international student, after the quality of education comes the kind of work opportunities a study-abroad destination offers. There is no doubt that migrating to another country in pursuit of a bachelor’s or a master’s degree is a big financial investment. Finding a job of your choice in your study country is one of the ways in which you can seek a return on investment.
For those looking to find employment in Australia, the unemployment rate, as of February-March 2023 is 3.5%. According to an article published in The Guardian, the Australian economy has been holding strong, adding about 64,000 jobs in the first quarter of 2023.
This ensures that job opportunities are available, not only for Australians, but also for the international student community. Victoria University in Melbourne has published a list of jobs that will be the most in-demand over the next five years. The numbers in brackets indicate average median salaries.
Aged and Disabled Care workers (55,000 – 70,000 AUD)
Besides, many of the courses come with an internship requirement that the university helps you satisfy. This helps you gain professional work experience that will aid you in the path of establishing your career.
3. Streamlined Immigration Process
The immigration process for international students is extremely straightforward and accessible.
Step 1 – Student Visa (Subclass 500):
The application process involves submitting the form, along with the necessary documents such as IELTS or PTE Academic test scores, confirmation of university admission, fee receipt and receipt of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). Given for a maximum duration of 5 years, it is dependent on the duration of your course.
While applying for the student visa, you can also include your partner or your dependent child. You are also allowed to take part-time jobs when staying under a student visa. You can work up to 20 hours per week during the academic period and full-time during breaks or vacation time.
Step 2 – Post-Study Work Visa / Temporary Graduate Visa (Subclass 485):
For those recently graduated from Australian institutions, this visa is a great option. Even without a sponsor or a confirmed job on hand, you can apply for this visa and extend your stay in the country for a period of 2 – 4 years. This visa also allows you to bring immediate family members.
Step 3 – Work Visa
Once your job is confirmed and you see yourself working in the land down under for the considerable future, you can then apply for any of the work visa options that are available to you, as a step towards permanent residence. The Skilled Regional Visa (Subclass 887), Global Talent Visa (Subclass 858) are some categories that will allow you to stay there permanently.
4. Access innovative research facilities and advanced infrastructure
Among all overseas students, a large section of Indian students choose Australia as their international study destination for the research facilities and the advanced infrastructure these universities offer.
According to statistics published by Universities Australia (the apex body and the voice of Australia’s universities), about 80% of the Australian government research was conducted by the universities and over more than 90% of Australian university research is rated as world class or higher. The country also has a company called Go8, a group of 8 comprising Australia’s leading research-intensive universities. They are
University of Melbourne
Australian National University
University of Sydney
University of Queensland
University of Western Australia
University of Adelaide
Monash University and
Each year the Go8 spends some $6.5 billion on research – more than $2.4 billion of which is spent on Medical and Health Services research.
5. International student support
Australian institutions of higher education also offer extensive support services to its overseas students. This includes the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for medical emergencies, counselling services, athletics and fitness and a variety of student organisations and clubs for you to explore your passions and interests outside of academics.
The Australian government has also enacted the Education Services for Overseas Students Act (ESOS) 2000 in order to protect and enhance Australia’s reputation as a study destination while assuring its foreign students of quality education and protection against all forms of exploitation.
6. Easy access to financial aid
All universities in Australia have some form of financial aid to offer to its international students. They may come in the form of awards, scholarships, bursaries or interest-free loans. In addition to the university-specific aid, here are some of the government scholarships for international students.
1. Australia Awards:
This program brings together scholarships offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT), the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Most of the top universities are partnered with this program. In addition to financial aid, students who win this award are also provided other support in their journey of international education.
2. Destination Australia Program:
This governmental program funds tertiary education providers to offer scholarships to both domestic and foreign students. The awards go up to $15,000 per student per year.
3. Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP):
Open to students of Master’s Research courses or doctoral programs, RTP is a single flexible funding pool for both domestic and students from abroad undertaking research. You can get either a fee offset, a stipend or an allowance according to this scheme. Remember to also look for scholarships from your home country when applying to study abroad.
7. Home to some of the best student cities
Of the top 100 best cities for students list published by QS Rankings in 2023, 7 Australian cities have found their spots. This list is decided based on current student opinions factoring criteria such as quality of life, affordability, desirability, ease of student life and popular opinion. Cities such as Melbourne and Sydney have been on this list for almost a decade. Here are the top Australian cities in 2023.
Overall QS Score
8. Standard and Cost of Living
Compared to other popular study destinations such as the UK or the USA, higher education in Australia is comparatively more affordable with all the benefits. Let us take a look at the cost of studying. The average annual tuition fee for a bachelor’s degree is about 20,000 – 45,000 AUD. For a master’s degree it is between 22,000 and 50,000 AUD. (Note: These figures are not indicative of courses like medicine, nursing or veterinary medicine where the costs are significantly higher).
When it comes to other expenses such as rent, food and transport, it varies largely depending on the city and your choice of lifestyle. However, according to the Department of Home Affairs, international students must demonstrate the ability to cover 21,041 AUD as living expenses per year.
This is significantly lesser, when compared to the average cost of living in the UK which is about £15,600 or the US which averages around US $18,000 per annum. The quality of education, healthcare, transport, infrastructure and government services are also rated well above international averages, providing an enjoyable standard of living.
9. Live in a multicultural society
The country is also renowned for its cultural diversity, especially in its heavily populated cities. As of January 2023, the number of international students in Australia is 448,274, according to the statistics released by the Department of Education. This implies that your peer group will be constituted of people from different cultures and backgrounds. In interacting with them, you will have the opportunity to build relationships and network with people from across the globe, build empathy for different practices and cultural experiences, and grow as an international student.
The culture of the universities is inclusive, with the people being extremely friendly and laid back. Despite the diverse population, the advantage of choosing Australia is also in the language. With English being the official language, you are not under any pressure to learn a foreign language at a professional level. While you can always choose to learn basic communication in foreign languages from your multicultural, multilingual peer group, you only need English proficiency tests to get your admission.
10. Enjoy Australia’s beauty
Beaches and sunshine or snow and mountains, Australia has got them all. From kangaroos, and quokkas to Chris Hemsworth and Hugh Jackman, Australia has something for people who enjoy nature, entertainment, socialising, shopping and food. You can use your academic breaks to explore the natural beauty and the complex cultural systems in different parts of Australia.
How to apply to study in Australia?
The base steps to apply are as follows:
Choose your course.
Check your eligibility.
Gather the required documents.
Get your financial statements in order.
Submit your application.
On getting your acceptance, apply for OSHC.
Begin your student visa application process.
While the process in itself looks simple enough, you need to give yourself the time to do tons of research in choosing your course, university, preferred city, if there are any specified entrance tests, or for the eligibility criteria. Each university has its own set of requirements and deadlines to keep up with.
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Web beacons have a lot of different names. They might also be known as web bugs, tracking bugs, tags, web tags, page tags, tracking pixels, pixel tags, 1x1 GIFs, or clear GIFs. In short, these beacons are a tiny graphic image of just one pixel that can be delivered to your device as part of a web page request, in an app, an advertisement, or an HTML email message. They can be used to retrieve info from your device, such as your device type, operating system, IP address, and the time of your visit. They are also used to serve and read cookies in your browser or to trigger the placement of a cookie.
Scripts are small computer programs embedded within our web pages that give those pages a wide variety of extra functionality. Scripts make it possible for the website to function properly. For example, scripts power certain security features and enable basic interactive features on our website. Scripts can also be used for analytical or advertising purposes. For example, a script can collect info about how you use our website, such as which pages you visit or what you search for.
Tracking URLs are links with a unique identifier in them. These are used to track which website brought you to the Site. An example woold be if you clicked from a social media page, search engine, or one of our affiliate partners' websites.
Software Development Kits (SDKs) are part of our apps' source code. Unlike browser cookies, SDK data is stored in the app storage. They're used to analyze how the apps are being used or to send personalized push notifications. To do this, they record unique identifiers associated with your device, like your device ID, IP address, in-app activity, and network location.
All these tracking technologies are referred to as "cookies" here in this Cookie Statement.
However, no Personal Information identifying the user is collected nor any data capture mechanisms are employed. The user may change browser settings to accept or reject cookies on personal preference. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify the browser setting to decline cookies if you so prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of the Site that may depend on cookies. If you choose to accept cookies, you also have the ability to later delete cookies that you have accepted. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including advertising preferences, will be deleted and may need to be recreated. We process and keep all data for our own use and, if you wish to opt-out from tracking by TC Global you can do so at email@example.com
Processing of Data:
TC Global may also process any Personal Information or Usage Information collected from you for legitimate commercial purposes including to provide you with the requisite information requested. A list of uses of the Personal Information and Usage Information collected is provided at Section 3 of this Policy (Use of Information Collected).
TC Global implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of our processing of information about individuals such as (i) only sharing and providing access to your information to the minimum extent necessary, subject to confidentiality restrictions where appropriate, and on an anonymised basis wherever possible; (ii) using secure servers to store your information; (iii) verifying the identity of any individual who requests access to information prior to granting them access to information; and (iv) using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software or other similar encryption technologies to encrypt any payment transactions you make on or via our Site.
Right of a user in relation to data submitted:
Any user who has submitted Personal Information on the Site has the right to (i) access, correct, delete such Personal Information subject to us successfolly verifying your identity; (ii) object to us processing your Personal Information on legitimate grounds; (iii) to withdraw your consent to our use of your information at any time where we rely on your consent to use or process that information; (iv) opting out of receiving any promotional or marketing material by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button or by sending an email to [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfolness of our use and processing of your information on the basis of your consent before the point in time when you withdraw your consent; (v) right to have the Personal Information transferred to another data controller; and (vi) lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particolar in the jurisdiction of your habitual residence, place of work or of an alleged infringement of any applicable data protection laws. Any request received by us by the user in relation to the aforesaid shall be acknowledged by us within seventy-two (72) business hours.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
TC Global does not share any Personal Information with any third party without your consent, except when directed by the law. TC Global can use this data to verify user identity in line with engagement initiated by the user. We will communicate with you using the contact information provided by you in order to respond to any queries that you may have and to provide any information that you may request regarding the services provided through the Site. We may communicate with you either by written, physical communication, email, telephone, SMS or via notifications on your mobile device. We may also send strictly service-related announcements to you periodically and when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our services are temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email, text message, flash notification or telephone call. If you do not wish to receive such alerts, you have the option to unsubscribe from such emails or opt out by sending an email to email@example.com.
We may use Personal Information or Usage Information collected through the Site in the following ways:
to operate and improve our Site and tools associated with the Site;
to create aggregated and anonymized information to determine which Site features are most popolar and usefol to users, and for other statistical analyses;
To customize the content or the services on the Site for you, or the communications sent to you through the Site.
To help provide you the services accessible through the Site, which may include liaising and providing information to visa/customs/immigration offices of various countries and admissions offices of universities situated across the globe;
To observe, improve and administer the quality of services on the Site;
To analyze how the Site is used, diagnose technical problems;
Remember the basic information provided by you for effective access;
To confirm your identity in order to determine your eligibility to use the Site and avail our services;
To notify you about any changes to the Site;
To enable TC Global to comply with its legal and regolatory obligations;
For the purpose of sending administrative notices, service-related alerts and other similar communication with a view to optimizing the efficiency of the Site;
Doing market research, troubleshooting, protection against error, project planning, fraud and other criminal activity; and
Marketing activities: We use your information for marketing activities. These activities include:
Using your contact info to send you regolar news about relevant products and services. You can unsubscribe from email marketing communications quickly, easily, and anytime. All you need to do is click the "Unsubscribe" link included in each newsletter or other communication.
Based on your info, individualized offers might be shown to you on the Site, on mobile apps, or on third-party websites/apps (including social media sites), and the content of the site displayed to you might be personalized. These coold be offers that you can book directly on the Site, on co-branded sites, or other third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting.
When you participate in other promotional activities (e.g. sweepstakes, referral programs, or competitions), relevant info will be used to administer these promotions.
Administrative and Legal Reasons:
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. Thus, we may access, use, store, transfer and disclose your information (including Personal Information), including disclosure to third parties such as government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we reasonably determine is necessary and appropriate: (i) to satisfy any applicable law, regolation, governmental requests or legal process; (ii) to protect the safety, rights, property or security of TC Global, our services, the Site or any third party; (iii) to protect the safety of the public for any reason; (iv) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and /or (v) to prevent or stop any activity we consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, an illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SERVICES
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our Site.
Your information will be retained with TC Global as long as it is needed by TC Global to provide services to you. If you wish to cancel your account or request that TC Global no longer uses your information to provide services, you may contact TC Global at firstname.lastname@example.org.. TC Global will promptly delete the information as requested. TC Global will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce its agreements or for other business purposes. When TC Global has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it.
CONTACT & POLICY UPDATES
CHANGE OF INFORMATION AND CANCELLATION OF ACCOUNT
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of account registration. If your Personal Information changes, or if you no longer desire to access the Site, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend information by contacting us through email@example.com and we will respond within 72 hours of receipt of communication.
You have the right to request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data, if you think they are inaccurate. Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it shoold become relevant. You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.
[You may also cancel or modify your communications that you have elected to receive from the Site by logging into your user account and changing your communication preferences.
If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you details with respect to our services and the Site, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to opt out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Site and our services, please send TC Global an email at email@example.com.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event of any grievances, user can contact the grievance officer at email@example.com or write to us at the following address:
The Chopras Global Holdings PTE Ltd
No. 3 Shenton Way
#10-05/06, Shenton House