EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA.
Australia has the third largest number of international
students in the English-speaking world behind the USA
and UK. In some countries Australia is the students` first
choice study destination. Australian qualifications and
institutions are recognised globally for their high quality
and excellence. Graduates from Australia are very successful
in finding jobs and hold prominent positions worldwide.
Additionally, they are readily accepted for postgraduate
study at leading international universities. Multicultural
Australia is a safe, friendly, sophisticated and harmonious
society in which students can learn and travel in an English
speaking country. Australia also offers excellent value
for money and a standard of living which is among the
highest in the world. Living expenses and tuition costs
in Australia are considerably less expensive than the
UK and USA.
WHY STUDY IN AUSTRALIA?
There are many reasons why international students choose
to study in Australia:
Standards of education are high in Australia and graduates
with Australian qualifications are recruited by employers
around the world.
Australian education institutions are diverse in size
and location and offer a wide range of quality courses
and research opportunities.
Entry procedures are straightforward.
Australia has a long history of involvement in international
education development staff and student exchange programs
Australia is safe and Australians welcome international
Living cost and tuition costs compare well with other
countries and many international students are permitted
to work part-time on a casual basis in Australia.
Australia is in the world`s most rapidly developing
region ,the Asia- Pacific.
HOW TO APPLY.
Once you accept your offer letter, from your preferred
institution, by payment of your tuition fees and Overseas
Student Health Cover (OSHC) they will send you a Confirmation
of Enrolment form (COE). You will then need to apply for
your student visa using the original copy of your COE
through the Australian Diplomatic Mission. You will have
to fill out Form 157A Application for a student (temporary)
visa and undertake a medical examination and x-ray
at a recognised doctor using forms Form 26 Medical
examination for an Australian visa and Form 160
Radiological report on chest x-ray of an application
for an Australian visa. These forms are obtainable from
the Australian Diplomatic Mission.
The supporting documents (originals or certified copies)
that must accompany your application are:
Official Confirmation of Enrolment from the education
Unless Australian Government sponsored, evidence that
adequate arrangements have been made for overseas student
Transcripts of Academic records from your previous education;
IELTS certificate with a minimum score of 5.5.
Financial evidences (e.g.. bank statements, bank guarantees)
in your currency or Australian Dollar equivalents.
Student visa application fee (non-refundable): AUD $315
Visit Department of
Immigration and Multicultural Affairs for more information.