Australia is one of the best places in the world to live while you learn. The standard of living is amongst the highest in the world, yet costs remain competitive. On your breaks from study, you will have a wide choice of activities to enrich your experience – from cultural festivals, concerts and museums, to major sporting events.
Australian education has a strong international reputation for excellence. Whether you study at a university, school, vocational or English language institute, you will receive a quality education that will form a strong foundation for your future success.
The benefits of living and learning in Australia are both personal and academic. Your years in Australia will give you the best platform to succeed in your career, and prepare you for the challenges of the work place. It won’t just be your mind that develops – your time in the classroom will change you as a person.
In Australia, you have the freedom to choose a path that suits your particular goals. There are thousands of courses on offer. Whichever course you choose, you’ll experience a unique kind of education. Studying in Australia promotes innovative, creative and independent thinking. You’ll learn to work as part of a team, to communicate effectively with others and to develop the practical skills and intellectual abilities you need for global success. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to use your initiative. Your teachers will encourage you to think of original, practical solutions to real-world problems. Upon graduation, your qualification will make you highly sought after by Australian and international employers.
More than 400,000 students from around 200 countries receive an Australian education each year. Courses are offered both in Australia and offshore. In addition to long-term courses, many institutions also offer programs that assist international students in their learning, such as ‘foundation studies’ and English-language courses.
To be accepted to study on a student visa in Australia, you will need to demonstrate a sufficient level of English language proficiency, and meet minimum academic requirements.
English language skills
English language skills are a requirement for receiving an Australian student visa. IELTS is the only test accepted by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for visa purposes.
Institutions set their own English language requirements for course entry, and the IELTS score needed for your course may be different to the score needed to secure your visa. IELTS test to have been conducted not more than 24 months before the day on which the application was made. Academic requirements
To gain entry into an Australian undergraduate course you will need to have an Australia Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12), or the overseas equivalent. Some undergraduate courses may also have specific pre-requisite subjects. Postgraduate
As well as the satisfactory completion of at least one degree at undergraduate level, your institution may take research ability or relevant work experience into consideration. More details: