WHY AUSTRALIA ?

 

Australia is a popular destination for International students. Full of culture, a comfortable climate, exciting big cities, exotic animals & a scenic landscape, it’s a great progressive melting pot to meet locals & other international students alike!

Life in Australia is also practical. The standard of living is high, the culture is friendly, and the cost of living is affordable compared to other leading countries. Finding employment during/after study is very feasible with plenty of opportunities and a growing market.

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       Australia is home to some of the top universities in the world!

     Ground-breaking research: Australian institutions are joining the ranks with other top institutions around the world, helping  to lead the way in technology & scientific research.

    • Quality assurance: With the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act in effect, Australia is held accountable to ensure high standards & protection for international students.
    • Globally recognized: Getting an Australian degree holds a lot of prestige around the world, which makes it easier to pursue further higher education as well as your career goals.
    • Pursue your life in Australia post-grad: The ability to stay to live and work after graduation is easily done, one of the reasons why it’s ranked 3rd most popular study abroad destination in the world!

     Secure Your Future

     Among the prospering job market, the ability to get a family status or stay in Australia after graduation is quite easy.

    Exciting Changes to Post Study Work Stream Visa (PSWV)

    With recent visa changes, you can now apply to live and work in Australia easily after graduation. The only requirement for this is you must have a degree from a course listed in the Commonwealth Register of Institutions & Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) and fulfil the English language proficiency.

    Visas are available for different lengths of time depending on where you graduated and what type of degree you received:

    • In Major Cities (Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne), graduates are offered 2 years after completing their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
    • For Master’s by Research graduates, it’s 3 years.
    • For PhD graduates, it’s 4 years.

    Extend Your Stay-Back

    There are extra incentives for International graduates from regional universities (and some colleges) in Australia:

    • Graduates are eligible for 5 extra points when applying for permanent residency.
    • There is an extra year extension available for your post-study work visa from Major Regional Centres(Such as Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Canberra, Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Geelong & Hobart).
    • For places classified as Other Regional Areas, graduates are offered an extra 2 year extension to their post-study work visa.

    Living in a regional city in Australia doesn’t mean boring! Many of these cities like Perth & the Gold Coast are gaining prominence among students, with plenty happening in the arts & culture scene. There are also more job opportunities and lower rents/cost of living.

    Australia’s Intakes

    • Major intakes happen February & July. May, September & November Intakes are also available for specialty courses.
    • Private Institutions have February, May, July; September & November intakes for courses and some also have monthly intakes.

    We recommend applications to be submitted at least 3 months prior to the start date to avoid last minute hassles

    Academic Requirements for Australia

    Note: Requirements my vary based on institution & program

    Diploma, Advanced Diploma

    12th/Equivalent (Percentage requirements may vary based on institutions). IELTS 5.5 (Min 5), PTE : 50 (min 42), TOEFL: 75 (Min 16).

    Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree & Honours Bachelor Degree

    12th/Equivalent (Percentage requirements may vary based on institutions). IELTS 6.0 (Min 5.5), PTE : 50 (min 50), TOEFL: 75 (Min 19).

    Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma & Master’s Degrees

    Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Percentage requirements may vary based on Institutions).  IELTS 6.0 (Min 5.5), PTE : 50 (min 50), TOEFL: 75 (Min 19).

    Master’s By Research

    Bachelor/Master degree in relevant field

    Doctoral Programs

    Students must submit their Master’s Course projects report copy & research topics to the university. But seek individual requirements based on your institution of choice.

    • Australian Catholic University
    • Australian National University
    • Bond University
    • Central Queensland University
    • Charles Darwin University
    • Charles Sturt University
    • Curtin University
    • Deakin University
    • Edith Cowan University
    • Federation University
    • Flinders University
    • Griffith University
    • James Cook University
    • La Trobe University
    • Macquarie University
    • Monash University
    • Murdoch University
    • Queensland University of Technology
    • RMIT University
    • Southern Cross University
    • Swinburne University of Technology
    • Torrens University
    • University of Adelaide
    • University of Canberra
    • University of Divinity
    • University of Melbourne
    • University of New England
    • University of New South Wales
    • University of Newcastle
    • University of Notre Dame
    • University of Queensland
    • University of South Australia
    • University of Southern Queensland
    • University of Sydney
    • University of Tasmania
    • University of Technology Sydney
    • University of the Sunshine Coast
    • University of Western Australia
    • University of Wollongong
    • Victoria University
    • Western Sydney University

     

    Average expenses in Australia

    Typical price range for Australian institutions:

    • Undergrad: AU$15,000-$33,000
    • Post-grad/Master’s: AU$20,000-$37,000
    • Doctoral: AU$14,000-$37,000

     Accommodation

    • Hostels & Guesthouses – $90 to $150 per week
    • Shared Rental – $85 to $215 per week
    • On campus – $90 to $280 per week
    • Homestay – $235 to $325 per week
    • Rental – $165 to $440 per week
    • Boarding schools – $11,000 to $22,000 a year

    Right to Work

    International graduate/post-graduate students are allowed to work part-time (up to 20hrs/week) while studying in Australia.

    After graduating, there are more options to live and work (see Post-Study Work Visa for more detailed information):

    • Bachelor’s Degree: Can apply for a 2 year stay-back visa upon graduation to live and work, (with an extra year incentive from regional institutions), with the chance at extension if studying in a regional area.
    • Master’s Degree: Can apply for a 2 year stay-back visa with the chance at extension if studying in a regional area.
    • Master’s in Research: Can apply for a 3 year stay-back visa
    • PhD: Can apply for a 4 year stay-back visa

    We’re here to help!

    We have been assisting and representing students wanting to study internationally since 2006. Our experienced team stays up-to-date with current visa/immigration laws and can offer advice, and ensure a smooth visa process so we can get you to your destination without any of the hassle.

    What We Need From You:

    • Transcripts & degrees certificates
    • English proficiency score card
    • Copy of valid passport
    • Statement of purpose/personal statement
    • CV and any work experience
    • References

    If you need advice or would like assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our representatives: tvm@universalmigration.com or +91 994 6791000

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