Australia is third most popular country for overseas education. Australia has six states and major territories. The reasons you should choose studying in Australia is world class education system, cultural diversity, Immigration friendly rules and opportunity to gain experience. Australia is ranked as 4th happiest country in the world and twelfth largest economy. It also boasts high class infrastructure facilities in all major cities. It has consistently maintained its education standards. For international students a CRICOS registered institute assures that institute and course meets the high standard level. There are diverse selection options for students Private institutes, Colleges, TAFE and Universities.
Australian Universities are recognized all over world, 7 of world's top 100 Universities are located in Australia.Australian education system is very successful in career development providing individual with global opportunities and prominent positions worldwide.
Australia is the only country allowing spouse/dependent to entry the country along with the student. The students should take full time course and course duration should be 12 months or more. An exception is for Masters by Research and PHD programs students they can work for unlimited hours.
Australia tertiary education includes VET and higher education. VET – Vocational Education Training and TAFE – Technical and Further education institutes. These institutes are technical and practical oriented providing certificate, diploma, advance diploma and undergraduate programs leading to Bachelors Degree. Australia has pathway system where credits of VET or TAFE are counted and students can get entry into second or third year of bachelors program. VET, TAFE and higher education are interrelated and students can transfer their programs accordingly on the basis of credits studied. Qualifications are recognized by Australian Qualification Framework. For higher education bachelors single and double, masters and doctorate programs are available at university level. There is only subclasse for student visa starting from subclass 500.
Admission Requirement in Undergraduate Programs like Associate Degree and Bachelors Degree:
February and July are main intakes, some Universities /Institutes also offer October intake. It is advisable to apply at least 5-6 months prior to intake.
TUTION FEES: AUD $ 15000 - AUD $ 37000 Per Year Approx. LIVING EXPENSES: AUD $20,290 Per Year Approx.
There are two streams for visa application to Australia:
To apply for SSVF visa the program must be higher diploma leading to bachelors, bachelor's degree program or masters program by coursework. The SSVF program is designed for international students applying in participating universities and higher education provider. GTE is another guiding factor for getting through SSVF visa, GTE i.e. Genuine Temporary Entrant. You need to fulfill some requirements to apply as GTE for SSVF which comes under assessment level 1. Your application should show genuine reasons for applying for a particular course, its future value, your circumstances in home country and in Australia, financial background and immigration history.
SSVF gives students freedom to apply with lesser requirements making it easy, convenient and quick for students. While in general stream under assessment level 3, more number of documents with greater precision is required. The process time for SVP is quicker compared to general application under assessment level 3.
The difference between Assessment level 1 and 3 is related to factors considering the genuineness and security of the application. Assessment level 1 assumes student to be of low risk while Assessment level 3 assumes student to be of high risk and so to demonstrate compliance to genuine intend much more documentation is required. Even the funds part for both differs, in terms of amount and duration i.e. time period for which funds are kept on hold.