Study in Australia

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Study in Australia

Australia is an Oceanic country located south of Indonesia and Solomon Islands. It is also an island continent. Australia together constitutes the mainland Australia, the island of Tasmania and many small islands.

Before the British settlement at the late 18th century, Australia was home to many indigenous Australians who nearly spoke in 250 languages. Today Australia is developed country and is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. In 2014, Australia had the fifth largest per capita income in the world. There is now doubt that it is definitely a very economically stable and strong country, but also it is very rich in jaw dropping beautiful sceneries and landscapes.

Education Institions In AUSTRALIA

There are 43 universities in Australia, among them 40 are public universities and two are international universities and one is a Private University. List of few universities in Australia is as follows.

University Year of foundation
Australian Catholic University 1991
Australian National University 1946
Bond University 1987
Carnegie Mellon University – Australia 2006
Central Queensland University 1967
Charles Darwin University 2004
Curtin University 1902
Deakin University 1974
Edith Cowan University 1902
Federation University 1870

There are several other Private colleges that provide quality education. It is also well advised that international students to opt for a public university/ college so that they can curb the cost on education as Public universities are mainly funded by the state.

Cost of Studying and Living in Australia

Cost of education varies from student to student and their respective lifestyle. Also it highly is reflective to what course one opts and the following activities they are involved for it. Australian colleges and universities are among the top in the world and the quality of education is therefore top notch. The annual cost of education for a student starting tertiary education is approximately as follows.

Academic costs (compulsory costs per year) AUD
Tuition fee $15,000
Text books, stationery, equipment etc. $1,000
Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC) $696
Internet charges $400
Photocopying charges $30

Australia is the 6th largest country in the world in terms of area. It contours three million square miles of land and is home to 21 million people only. This ensures that natural beauty is more high – up than cityscape. The prime attraction to this country is both the wilderness and the wildlife; this encourages thousands of foreigner’s arrival.

Australia is welcoming and reasonably priced country which enjoys high standards of living. An average student needs to spend (AU$ 1150 = Rs.54, 505) per month towards accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transport, international and domestic travel and telephone. This amount is about (AU$ 390 = Rs.18, 484) per week and (AU$ 19830 = Rs.9,39,840) per year. This does not include cost of education. The Australian government allows international students to work up to 40 hrs per fortnight. This definitely helps in managing the cost to a good extent.

As for accommodation, temporary accommodation can be arranged like discounted hotels and short term hostels. One needs to consult the international support staff in their respective institution. For the period of time required to complete a course the more viable options are Rental homes, on campus accommodation and Home stay, which is staying with a family at their home.

Employement Oppurtunity

Australia has maintained a steady growth through 17 years. Also it’s associations with countries like China and India for the requirement of rapid growth and industrialization gives a clear picture of being incredibly advantageous. With a developed country like Australia there arises an issue of skill shortages and often companies fail to find compatible workforce. This opens lots of opportunities for the international students and is a good sign of employment generation.

Also Australia is said to make improvements in leaps and bounds in the sectors of Health Care, Construction, Transportation, Engineering, Finance, Accounting and Management. This new ventures will need educated and well skilled professionals to attend to suitable roles, thus it will create employment generations.

Australia has always adored skill and knowledge and they are famous for evaluating them among people and bagging them. A truly skilled labor will never lose the opportunity to portray their talent and there is a very less chance of them being unrecognized.

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