Australian institutions offer world class degrees. The climate of the country itself suits the best for Nepalese students. One of the best things about Australia is that it has a multicultural study environment and multicultural communities that provide comfortable learning and living for international students. There is variety of courses offered in Australian institutions. Fees are also varies in the colleges and Universities.
What is so good about Australian education and training compared to other countries?
Australia is a dynamic and vibrant country with a great deal to offer international students. Choosing to come to Australia to pursue your studies will provide you with new and exciting opportunities and experiences.
Here are just a few of the common reasons international students choose Australia as their overseas study destination:
- Dynamic and progressive educational programs
• Caring academic staff and sufficient learning resources
• Excellent support for academic success
• Globally-recognized courses and qualifications
• The relaxed, enjoyable and safe lifestyle
• Vibrant, appealing and multicultural cities
• Great climate
• Amazing and diverse landscapes and scenery
• Unique and wonderful flora and faunaDo I need a visa to study in Australia?
Yes. You can be granted a student visa only if you wish to undertake a registered course or part of a registered course on a full-time basis. A registered course is an education or training course offered by an Australian education provider who is registered with the Australian Government to offer courses to overseas students.
To be granted a student visa you must complete a visa application form, lodge it with the evidence required, pay the application charge and satisfy the student visa requirements.
How much does it cost to study in Australia?
Tuition fees will vary depending on the course. In University, Tuition fees range from AUD 8,500 to 15, 900 for a semester. College tuition fees are much cheaper than University fees.
Are scholarships available?
Yes. Scholarships are available for international students, however, most are offered for postgraduate study in universities. A majority of international students in Australia are full-fee paying students and is not awarded scholarships. Postgraduate scholarships are highly competitive and only awarded if the candidate has an excellent academic background, scholarly publications and excellent English proficiency.
What are the entry requirements to study at Australian institutions?
Students must meet minimum academic requirements and need a sufficient level of English language proficiency which can be IELTS, TOEFL or CAE for entry to Australian education and training institutions. Institutions will assess whether you meet the selection criteria set for your proposed course of study. They will look at the level and content of the study you have completed in Australia or your home country. Financial sponsorship with genuine sources of income is a vital entry requirement to get the admission. For undergraduate students most of the universities set high level of academic performance in order to get admission. Normally Universities do not entertain gap in order to join the undergraduate degrees. For postgraduate students, letters of recommendation and sample of writing may be required. If you are a research student, you should discuss your research interest with your nominated supervisor prior to the lodgment of your application.
Can I work in Australia while I study?
Yes. International students are allowed to work twenty hours per week when the school is in session whereas they are allowed to work fulltime during vacations. You may also be eligible for student loans at Australian universities. However, you should check your visa conditions before you accept any employment.