Australian universities feature in the top 50 ranked universities in the world in arts & Humanities, Clinical or Pre-clinical & Health, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.

Degree, Certificate, Diploma – in Australia subject stream known as “field of study”. It is a classification system used by Australian institutions to describe courses, specializations, and units of study. Students can opt for any choice of courses in the following

Higher Education

English Language Study

Vocational Study

  • Associate degree (2 Years)
  • Bachelor Degree (3 Years)
  • Bachelor Degree (Honors) (4 Years)
  • Graduate Certificate (6 Months)
  • Graduate Diploma (1 Year)
  • Master Degree (1-2 Years)
  • Doctoral Degree (Typically 3 years)

Types of English training

  • General English
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  • Examination Preparation
  • English for Teaching
  • Study Tours
  • Colleges of Further Education

Organize all the below documents if planning for an Australian Study

  1. TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Exam Score Xerox.
  2. Academic Certificates (SSC, Inter, Bachelor’s, etc.).
  3. Photo Copies of the first and last pages of your passport.
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Statement of Purpose

After receiving your application the university/Institution will send you the offer letter. If the Student does not meet any requirement of the university or Genuinity of a student is doubtful the application is rejected.

Once you have received the offer letter you can apply for the Student Visa by submitting the required Documents.

Upcoming Intakes in Australia

Australian universities have two intakes every year:

Intake 1:  Extends from February/early March to late May/early June

Intake 2: Extends from July/early August through to November 

The first intake is usually treated as the main intake by most Indian students. The best thing to do is to prepare for the next upcoming intake.

Before directly finalizing the university – you have to look at the curriculum with different universities as there may be some credits which you may not like and may be a hurdle in you completing the course. Keep in mind the subjects make a note of the curriculum with different universities and also look at the tuition fee that is affordable. Now once course is finalized, go ahead with affordable and the best university.

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If you are in need of assistance reach out to our team with the following documents and requirements

Application Process: Study in Australia in 3 Simple Steps!

You have to make sure that you meet all the requirements before you fill up the visa application. To fulfil the requirements, you would need to :

Meet Australian study requirementsYou have to be enrolled in a full-time course ( undergraduate, master's, or PhD) to be able to apply for a student visa. The course must be registered with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses.  for Overseas Students (CRICOS). The university will provide an electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE) certificate which will serve as proof of enrolment. 

Meet Language Requirements: Authorities need to know that you have adequate language abilities. You can display this by taking a language proficiency test. The following test scores are acceptable:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) : 6.0+

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) : 58+

Pearson Test of English (PTE) : 48+

Have a Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) statement: This will state that your only intention is to study in Australia and that you plan on returning.

Have adequate health insurance: In the event of something happening to your health in Australia, the authorities need to know that you will be able to pay your healthcare bills. You usually must purchase an Overseas Student Health Cover to prove this.

Meet health requirements: You must be in reasonably good health and have no major illnesses that show up during medical tests.

Meet character requirements: You are only eligible to apply for a study visa if you do not have a criminal or terrorist background. You must have a clean record.

Average Tuition Fees & Course Costs for Indian Students

These are the average tuition fees per year for international students according to the official government site.

International Undergraduate Students – AUD 15,000 to AUD 33,000

International Postgraduate Students (Masters Degree) – AUD 20,000 to AUD 37,000

Doctoral Degree – AUD 14,000 to AUD 37,000

Scholarships are being offered on the basis of academics

  • Scholarships to the international students offered by the Australian Government.
  • Scholarships to the international students offered by Australian Universities.

Australian Government Scholarships

The Australian Government Scholarships are the Scholarships awarded to the international students by the Government of Australia. These Australian Government Scholarships are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. These Scholarships provide opportunities to students from developing countries, particularly from the countries located in the Indo-Pacific region, to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. Usually, the Australian Government Scholarships cover full tuition fees, establishment allowance, return air travel, contribution to living expenses (CLE), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), etc.

  • Australia Awards Scholarships.
  • Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Awards.
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS).

Australian University Scholarships

The Universities in Australia also offer a large number of scholarship options to international students. The Students are eligible to get the scholarships offered by the university only if they have applied to the particular university. To Award these Scholarships the universities invite applications from eligible candidates. This usually covers tuition fees and living allowance for up to three years with a possibility of one semester’s extension for Ph.D. students.

You will generally need the following basic documents while applying for an Australia Student Visa.

  • The Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment as proof of admission into a college or university.
  • A valid passport.
  • Your visa application fee.
  • Your GTE (Genuine Temporary Entrant) statement.
  • Academic and work experience documents.
  • Evidence of financial ability to meet expenses like tuition fees, living expenses, living costs for dependents, and return airfare.
  • Details of OSHC health insurance policy.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Passport-size photographs.
  • You will also be required to provide additional documents like parental consent if you are under 18 years of age.

Since the SSVF process has streamlined, the standard time taken is anywhere between 4 – 6 weeks. This also depends upon the education institution and outstanding documents can always be requested if required and desired by the visa officer. 

The higher education provider in Australia will issue the Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE) that is essential in the Student Visa Program (SVP) procedure. The application is then sent to the Department of Home Affairs.

It is recommended that you apply for the student visa at least 12 weeks before the day of orientation at the educational institution.

Things you need to remember when you are packing your bag. Make sure that:

  • Important documents (originals in your carry-on luggage and photocopies in your check-in luggage)
  • your valid passport with a valid Australian student visa
  • your letter of offer from the Australian institution, your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), and your accommodation details
  • Receipts of any related payments you have made including tuition fees, health cover, etc.
  • Attested mark sheets and certificates and work experience letters
  • Your birth certificate, credit card, ten passport-size photographs, an international driver’s license
  • Important telephone numbers and addresses in India and Australia
  • Prescriptions to support your use of any required medications.
  • Health insurance details
  • Check baggage allowance with your airline.
  • Your luggage should be clearly labeled with your name, contact address, and the address of your institution.

The climate will be different from your home country. So pack your baggage according to that.

How much cash should you take?

  • Students should not carry large amounts of cash with them. For your initial days in Australia, AUD 1,000 in cash and travelers’ cheques is usually sufficient.

Arriving in Australia

  • Before arrival in Australia, you will be issued a Customs Declaration form on the airplane. This form requires you to declare any food items or other items prohibited from entry into Australia. If you are carrying any of the items listed on the Customs Declaration Form, you will be required to declare them and pass through the Red Channel where an Australian Customs Officer will ask to inspect the goods that you have declared. If there is nothing to declare you can pass through the green channel. You can import goods worth AUD 400 if you have owned and used them for less than 12 months. Anything above the amount that is taxable. Please note that all luggage is x-rayed upon its arrival in Australia so make sure that you declare any items listed on the Customs Declaration Form.
  • If you have booked for an airport pickup, a representative of the institution will greet you. If you have booked for a temporary accommodation, you will be taken there.
  • Call your family who will be eagerly waiting to hear from you. For ISD and STD calls you should use phone cards which are widely available from most shops in Australia. Inform your institution of your arrival and attend the orientation session given by your institution.
  • When you arrive at your institute, please collect your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) receipt. This is required to collect your card from the local health coverage office. Confirm your OSHC at the nearest Medibank Office or its customer service center. You are covered by health insurance from the moment you arrive in Australia.
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