Australia

Overview

  • Capital: Canberra
  • Largest city: Sydney
  • National Language: English
  • Currency: Australian Dollar – $ (AUD)

Australia is an island continent and the world’s sixth-largest country (7,682,300 sq km). Lying between the Indian and Pacific oceans, the country is approximately 4,000 km from east to west and 3,200 km from north to south, with a coastline 36,735 km long. Canberra is Australia’s capital city. Australia is world-famous for its natural wonders and wide-open spaces, its beaches, deserts, “the bush”, and “the Outback”. Australia is one of the world’s most highly urbanized countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth

Interesting facts about Australia that may surprise you

  • The Australian Alps get more snow than the Swiss Alps. …
  • 90% of Australians live on the coast. …
  • Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world. …
  • The Great Barrier Reef is the largest ecosystem in the world. …
  • Australia has over 60 separate wine regions

 

Australia is a stable, democratic and culturally diverse nation with a highly skilled workforce and one of the strongest performing economies in the world. With spectacular landscapes and a rich ancient culture, Australia is a land like no other.

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. Many international students choose to study there because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education. Top universities, incredible nature, vibrant cities, and several oceans are just some of the reasons why many international students choose Australia to study. Studying abroad may be slightly daunting, but the reward in terms of education and personal development can also be huge. As an international student in Australia, you can expect to live, grow, and learn in a young, friendly country full of opportunities. For those international students who successfully complete their degree, they will soon find that they are competitive in today’s international job market.

Cost of Living

Average student living costs in Australia International students living in Australia need between 1,400 and 2,500 AUD/month to cover all their living expenses, including accommodation, food, and social activities. Australia, with its high fees and cost of living, is the world’s most expensive destination for international students. A study by HSBC found that foreign students were having to fork out more than $42,300 a year on average to study at Australian universities.

Stay back & Part Time Jobs

A student on a Student Visa is entitled to earn a minimum wage of $18.23 per hour or $719.20 per 38-hour week (before tax) for working both on-campus and off-campus during the period of their full-time study. Some of the fields that students can look into for part-time jobs include Retail sales jobs in supermarkets, and departmental stores. Food and Beverage (waiter, bartender and etc.) Hospitality (both in the kitchens and administration and housekeeping).

Application Procedure

To know more about the application procedure and intakes to study abroad in Australia, please contact our expert study abroad consultants. We shall guide you through the best courses to study abroad in Australia from India.

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