Why study in Australia?
Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK.
Graduates from Australian schools are recognized due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian education system.
Living expenses and tuition costs are lower in Australia than they are in the United States and United Kingdom. International students are able to work part time while they study.
Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of courses and degrees, so international students can easily choose area of their interest.
One of the most appealing thing of Australia for international students is the emphasis on scientific research.
International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week while studying in Australia. This is a great opportunity for those who want to earn money for their living expenses.
Requirements to study in Australia
Secondary and higher secondary report or certificate along with the transcripts (mark sheets or report cards) of the final exams. It is ideal to convert the marks obtained in accordance with Australia's grading system.
IELTS and GMAT exam scorecard (in case the student is applying for an MBA course) must be provided. The minimum scores in IELTS and GMAT exam may vary from education provider to provider. Refer to the particular university website to see the eligibility requirements for the course.
If you are applying for an MBA degree or a degree in higher education like doctoral programs; you may be required to provide work experience certificates or letters, mentioning the complete work details: key responsibilities and positions held. A detailed CV is also mandatory.
A statement of purpose or personal essay mentioning career goals, interests, extracurricular activities, and why the student has chosen the particular stream and how he/she will manage financially during the stay in Australia needs to be provided.
Letter of recommendation (two recommended) from the person who has taught the student or knows him/her professionally, highlighting the strengths weaknesses of the student and why he/she would excel in the chosen field, also needs to be provided.
Cost of studying in Australia for Indian students
1. Tuition fee is your prime expenditure
*Please note all figures are indicative
Most commonly, courses in humanities, arts and education are a little cheaper.
2. Where will you live? Calculate accommodation costs.
Government, general living expenses amount to $21,041 per year. An international student spends between $20,000 and $27,000 per year (given your living arrangements and personal choices).
You should also consider these common expenses when creating your budget:
Scholarship to Study in Australia
With so many Indian students applying to Australian institutions, different facilities and exemptions have been made available to help them. These scholarships assist Indian and foreign students in decreasing the expenditure and cost to study in Australia. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, academic performance, or potential abilities. Interested students must contact our consultants for applying in the scholarship program.