Australia officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth- largest country by total area.
On 1 January 1901, the six colonies federated, forming the Commonwealth of Australia. Since Federation, Australia has maintained a stable liberal democratic political system that functions as a federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy comprising six states and several territories. The population of 23.6 million is highly urbanized and heavily concentrated in the eastern states and on the coast.
Australia is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the world's 12th-largest economy. In 2012 Australia had the world's fifth-highest per capita income. Australia's military expenditure is the world's 13th-largest. With the second-highest human development index globally, Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australia is a member of the United Nations, G20, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co- operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the Pacific Islands Forum.
Why Study in Australia?
Many international students are choosing to study in Australia because of its friendly, laid-back nature, excellent education system, and high standard of living.
Reputation for Excellence:
Australia offers you an education that will prepare you for success, expose you to new ideas and equip you with skills and knowledge to transform your future. The Australian approach to vocational and technical education is now recognized as among the best and most innovative in the world. It enjoys an international reputation for excellence in all areas of education and training. Australian universities are widely recognized for excellence in many disciplines.
Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK. Many international students choose to study Australia because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education.
One of the most appealing aspects of the country for international students is the quality of scientific research. Australia is at the forefront of new technology and innovations. Students who study in Australia can take advantage the country’s impressive technology and research resources.
Australia has a reputation for adopting new technologies at a faster rate than in most other countries and enters the new millennium with one of the highest rates of internet access in the world. Facilities for teaching, training and research are world-class in terms of state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, outstanding libraries and modern technology.
Gain Industry Experience:
Take advantage of internship, industry work placement and creative collaborative project opportunities.
Schools and employers all over the world recognize degrees from Australian schools. Graduates from Australian schools are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian education system. This system is carefully regulated by the Australian government in order to maintain the high standards of education associated with the country.
Diversity of Education:
Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of courses and degrees, so international students can easily find the courses that are right for them. The first decision international students have to make when choosing a degree program is which type of school is most catered to their needs and interests. Students can choose between universities, vocational education, and English language training.
Students in Australia are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week while they are studying in Australia. This is a great opportunity for students who want to earn money to help with living expenses during their stay, and for students who want to gain work experience in their field of interest while they study.
Australian Universities have following intakes:
- August / September
Each University operates slightly different dates. Some institutes have round the year intakes.
Tuition Fees & Living Cost:
The tuition fee is different from Universities to Universities and varies widely with courses. It can vary from as low as 14,000NZ$ to 35,000NZ$ per annum. Visit Institutions website for exact fees structure.
The approximate annual living expenses are 10,000 – 15,000NZ$, which includes food, accommodation, transportation as well as other daily expenses. However, the expenses may vary depending on the lifestyles.
Steps/Process for Student Visa:
- Step 1: Attend a Counseling Session @ Unicorn Tourism & Tours Services Pvt. Ltd.
- Step 2: Collecting Documents
- Step 3: Apply for Admission
- Step 4: Issuance of Offer Letter
- Step 5: University Fees Payment
- Step 6: Issuance of eCOE
- Step 7: Visa File Submission
- Step 8: Visa Outcome
- Step 9: Fly to Australia