Besides offering a quality education system, Indian students say that affordability is a major attraction. Australia offers attractive scholarship options besides opportunity for students to work part-time. Some industries and sectors, which are student-friendly from an Indian student’s perspective include tourism, retail, hospitality and many more making it easier to pick up part-time jobs. Scholarships also include government-funded options like Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) for bachelors, masters, PhD. There are also university-specific scholarships and bursaries that are offered to International students for various undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
A variety of courses are available, including business, technology, arts, sciences, etc., as well as professional qualifications. Whether you are looking to take up an undergraduate degree with a dual specialization or a double Masters, Australia has everything you need. There are 39 Universities in Australia, which are public and are located across the many states.
Australia offers two years of post-study work permit for international students after the completion of 2 years of full-time studies and successful completion of their course work/ research degrees. The employability ratio of international students graduating from Australian Universities is very high.Additional PSW (Post Study Work) benefits are granted to graduates who study and live in Regional Australian cities.
Good news is that all the courses available are accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). These include high school programs, English language courses, Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) courses, along with undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Educational Costs: (as per 2022):
School $7,800 to $30,000
English language studies $300/ week depending on course length
Undergraduate (Bachelor) $15,000 to $33,000
Postgraduate Master’s Degree $20,000 to $37,000
Cost of living: (as per 2022):
Students should be aware that the cost of living would vary a lot based on their lifestyle. The average living costs for students are approximately:
AUD 1, 400 and AUD 2, 500 every month ( AUD 16800 to AUD 30,000 per year). This is inclusive of all expenditures such as food, accommodation, social activities, utilities, and so on.
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