In land area, Australia is the sixth largest nation after Russia, Canada, China, the United States of America and Brazil. It has, however, a relatively small population. Australia is the only nation to govern an entire continent and its outlying islands. The mainland is the largest island and the smallest, flattest continent on Earth. It lies between 10° and 39° South latitude. The Australian federation consists of six States and two Territories. The largest State, Western Australia, is about the same size as Western Europe.
There are eight capital cities in Australia, all of which function at a sub-national level. Canberra is the national capital. Other states are Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Sydney.
(Total): 7,686,850 SQ KM
Although Australia has no official language, it is largely monolingual with English being the de facto.
There is no state religion in Australia, the establishment of which is prohibited by the Constitution.The remaining population is Islamic and Buddhist communities.
1 Australian dollar = 0.7474 U.S. dollars.
Australia has had one of the most outstanding economies of the world in recent years. As a high-growth, low-inflation, low interest rate economy.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD) is the unit of currency of the United States. The U.S. dollar is normally abbreviated as the dollar sign, $, or as USD or US$.
Immigration is an important feature of Australian society. The federal government sets immigration intake numbers on a yearly basis. Australia’s immigration policies are non-discriminatory and all applicants to migrate must meet the same selection criteria.
It consists of a total of 12 years. Primary schools and high schools are based on the age of the student, so that every room has the same age group, with a student hardly having to repeat a year. The majority of the children start in the primary school with the age of 5 years (year 1) and the child studies in the primary school until they are around 12 years old (year 7). Australia’s system of education is of the highest standard and enjoys international renown. Australia is widely recognized as a world leader in the field of international education and English language training.
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. Significant numbers of students come to Australia from China, India, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, and Indonesia.
- 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.
- The Australian education system has a strong international reputation and is known for its effective structure and innovative policy developments. Many other countries, eager to improve their own education systems, turn to Australia for advice. .
- Internationally recognized qualifications:- Upon graduation, your qualification will make you highly sought after by Australian and international employers.
- Australia is also one of the best places to live. It is a young, vibrant and friendly country in which students can live, learn and grow.
- There is wide range of courses.
The Application process generally is the same for most of the Universities however it may vary slightly from one University to other.
Study Overseas Global assists the students to compile and process all the necessary documents to be sent to the Universities & Institutes. Our Counselor will inform the student as soon as an offer letter is sent from the University. The Universities generally take approximately 2 days to 4 weeks to respond and to process an application. Hence we advise the student to apply as soon as possible.
The documents required for the admissions and for the assessment are- mark sheets and passing certificates of previous studies, work experience letters (if applicable), reference letters, IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score card to assess English proficiency, ID pages of passport. Additional documents (Statement of purpose and CV) can be asked by the counselor if required depending on the course you have selected.
With the implementation of new process under Streamlined Visa Processing a student is required to submit certain documents like Student Eligibility Checklist, Financial Declaration Form, Pre Visa assessment Form at the time of submitting the application for admission. Incorrect or incomplete checklists will not be processed by the universities and may lead to delay in processing your applications. Your counselor will provide you all the forms and will submit the same to the University for the Assessment.
Deadlines & Intakes: Australia generally has two intakes in a year i.e. February/March and July/ August, however some universities offer courses in September/ October as well. Some courses like Nursing Teaching, Physiotherapy have only one intake in a year hence we advise the students to apply well in advance to start their admission and visa process so that all the process could be completed on time.
UniversityFoundation Studies: Such as university entrance, preparatory and bridging courses
• Bachelor Degree, such as courses in arts, business, economics and law
• Laboratory-based Bachelor Degree: Such as science and engineering courses
• Graduate Certificates/ Graduate Diplomas
• Masters/ Doctoral Degree
Vocational education and training
Certificates I – IV/ Diploma/ Advanced Diploma
A$9,000 to 14,000 a year