About Australia

Did you know Australia is the world’s sixth largest country by total area and has the third highest number of international students in the world behind only the United Kingdom and the United States despite having a population of only 23 million? This isn’t surprising when you consider Australia has seven of the top 100 universities in the world! In fact, with over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, ranking eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems. Their gross domestic product (GDP) $46,631 per capita and gross national product (GNP) $62,822 per capita.

Australia has five of the 30 best cities in the world for students based on student mix, affordability, quality of life, and employer activity – all important elements for students when choosing the best study destination. And with more than A$200 million provided by the Australian Government each year in international scholarships, we’re making it easier for you to come and experience the difference an Australian education can make to your future career opportunities.

  • Climate
  • Nearly a third of Australia is in the tropics and the rest is in the temperate zone.
  • Main Cities ( Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth )
  • Regional Cities ( Adelaide, Toowoomba, Armidale, Townsville, Darwin, Hobart etc; )
Culture & Multiculturism

While Australians love their sport, they also have a special affinity for the arts. From cinema, literature and music to theatre, dance and the visual arts, Australia’s varied cities are rich in culture. Australian culture wouldn’t be what it is without its multicultural dimension. Australia continues to benefit from its multicultural make-up – one of the most diverse in the world – enjoying a wealth of ideas, cuisines and lifestyles. The last census reported that 33% of the population is foreign-born, and over 60% of Australians are of mixed cultural origins. Every four minutes and eight seconds Australia gains another international immigrant.

Transport

Australian cities have excellent public and private transport systems, making travelling around them simple and fast.

Why Study in Australia

  • Australia has the third largest number of international students in the English-speaking world after the USA and UK. In some countries Australia is the students’ first choice study destination.
  • Australian qualifications and institutions are recognized 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.
  • More than 2,80,000 international students from over 195 countries are studying at Australian universities. This is about half of all international students enrolled in Australian courses. The terms University and Degree are protected in Australia so that only institutions which meet Australia’s rigorous quality assurance processes can use the titles.
  • Australia has 39 universities which are listed on the registers of the Australian Qualifications Framework as well as a number of recognized higher education institutions. Australian universities also have overseas branch campuses, twinning arrangements and exchange programmes for students and staff worldwide. Australia has nearly 4000 formal agreements with universities around the world.
  • Many Australian universities concentrate on traditional areas of learning and inquiry, while others are more vocational and applied in focus. All, to some extent, combine tuition with research
  • It is Australia’s reputation as an innovative and research-intensive culture that is attracting many international students at the postgraduate level. Australia’s expenditure on research and development ranks highly among OECD countries.

Australia is located between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean with territory of 7,692,024 km2.Total population is about 23, 5 million people. Canberra is the capital of Australia, Sydney is the largest city. The climate is temperate in south and east, tropical in north and varies from sandy beaches and to deserts. Australia is a very diverse country in aspects of culture, languages, traditions, nationalities. Being a student in this country brings you many opportunities to discover Australia`s beauty. Australia is often chosen by international students as a study abroad direction. About 20% of Australian students are represented by international students. Australian Higher education system is generally considered as one of the best in the world and includes state, private and independent universities. Australian universities offers quality and internationally recognized education. There are 38 public universities and 3 private universities in Australia where you can get your undergraduate or graduate degree

Top Universities

Most universities are ranked high in the global university rankings.

Field of Study

Choose from a vast no. of courses that suit you the most and enhance your career.

Student Support

All universities provide excellent support for international students.

Great Lifestyle

Experience living in the most livable and vibrant cities in the world.

Placement

Graduates from Australian universities are placed in the most renowned organizations of the world.

Successful Alumni

Students have achieved good success after getting their Australian degree.

HOW

Much Does it Cost?

  • Undergraduate Bachelor Degree - $15,000 to $33,000*
  • Postgraduate Masters Degree - $20,000 to $37,000*

Note: High value courses like medical and veterinary are not included

In-Depth Details

As international student you have to pay your tuition fee first before you study. Normally all university take about 50% in advance from the 1st year's tuition fee. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) also has to be paid with the tuition fee.

Other additional costs like course materials and access to institution facilities will be charged when you are at your designated univesity.

Single Person

$18,610

Per Year

Accommodation Cost

  • Hostels and Guesthouses - $80 to $135 per week
  • Shared Rental - $70 to $250 per week
  • On campus - $80 to $250 per week
  • Homestay - $110 to $270 per week
  • Rental - $100 to $400 per week

 

Other Living Expenses

  • Groceries and eating out - $80 to $200 per week
  • Gas, electricity - $60 to $100 per week
  • Phone and Internet - $20 to $50 per week
  • Public transport - $10 to $50 per week
  • Car (after purchase) - $150 to $250 per week

 

Australian Education System

Universities

The university level of education is the highest level of education in Australia. A student can study either at the undergraduate level or the postgraduate level in a university. In Australia a student will be expected to conduct independent research at all institutions, especially at university. You can choose from a vast range of courses including traditional academic areas of learning and research, as well as more practical courses with a vocational orientation. Generally universities follow semester system and for some programs, they have trimester system.

Vocational

Vocational courses are offered by government funded TAFE (Technical and Further Education) institutes and also by some private colleges. These institutions are closely linked with the industry so the courses are practical and skilled based. In Australia’s vocational education and training institutions you will gain career-focused skills that are valued and sought by employers. You can step directly into a career or use your vocational studies as a pathway to university.

School

It is compulsory for children aged between 6 and 15, with matriculation exams for university generally at 18 years old. Australian schools are public and private.

English Language Institutes

Specialist English language tuition is offered by more than 210 institutions located all over Australia, in major cities as well as country centers.

Australia Visa Requirements.

  • Letter of Offer
  • eCoE
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Valid Passport
  • Passport size Photographs (4 Nos.)
  • Academic documents (IELTS/TOFEL iBT/PTE Mark Sheet)
  • Work-experience (if applicable) – from present and previous employers providing their contact details. Applicants are also required to submit a Statement of purpose giving details of why they opted to study this course in Australia
  • Financial requirements – as per AL 1 & details can be found at www.immi.gov.au
  • Financial Documents for Australian Student Visas
Please contact us at Pacific global network personally for further assistance on the above and Visa Procedure.

Other Facility & Requirement in Australia

Work Regulations.
  • 20 hours per week.
  • Full time during study break.
  • Post-study work rights
  • Bachelor and Masters degree holders who have spent at least two academic years studying that degree two years post-study work rights.
  • Masters by Research graduates to receive three years post-study work rights.
  • PhD graduates to receive four years post-study work rights.
Intakes

The main intake for all Australian Institutions is February. All universities have admissions open for all courses in this intake. There is also a Mid-year intake offered by some Australian Universities during July. However, all courses may not be offered in this intake. Whether or not a University will offer a July intake can be found out on the respective university’s website, university brochures or from our counselors. Some universities also follow November – summer intake. It is available only for limited number of universities and limited courses.

Application Fees

Each university has different application fees which could be waived during events like Spot Admissions organized by Pacific global network. At spot admissions events, students also get an opportunity to meet university representatives personally.

Processing Time

The service standard for both paper and eVisa applications standard is 90 days for Assessment Level 1. We aim to process 75 per cent of cases within these service standards, however individually the actual processing time may vary from these standards for various reasons. Source – www.immi.gov.au

Our Process

Get Advice

Our counselors will give you guidance so that you have a clear path to follow.

Pick an Institute

You can choose from some of the top ranking universities of Australia that we represent.

GTE Assessment

Our counselor processes your Genuine Temporary Entrant Assessment.

Accept the Offer

Accept the offer and pay the tuition fee of the institute.

Get Visa

Go to the Visa office and get bio-metric scan after receiving Confirmation of Enrollment.

Prepare for Abroad

After getting your visa, prepare for abroad. Best of Luck !

Our Partner Universities & Colleges

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Certificate of Recognition

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Important & Useful Links

Australian High Commission

VFS-AUSTRALIA

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