If you want to study at a top-rated university while living in some of the best cities of the world, Australia is just the country for you. Australia has 43 universities and numerous colleges. 40 Australian universities are public owned and 8 feature among the world’s top 100. Many of these have rich histories and sprawling campuses in midst of cosmopolitan cities. Australia offers a diverse range of study options for international students, with more than 1,200 institutions and over 22,000 courses to choose from. Students can study a variety of courses: diplomas, undergraduates (bachelors), post graduates (research or professional), and doctorates. Students who don’t fulfill university admission requirements can earn a qualification at a college which serves as a pathway to a university for their higher degree. Regardless of what you are studying or how long you are studying for, Australia’s laws promote quality education and protection for international students.By studying in Australia, you will receive a qualification that’s recognised and sought after around the world. The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) allows students to easily move through the education system here and provides an easy way for countries around the world to recognise your qualification, and issue the comparable qualifications for local use.

Australia has five of the 30 best cities in the world for students based on student mix, affordability, quality of life, and employer activity – all important elements for students when choosing the best study destination. And with more than A$200 million provided by the Australian Government each year in international scholarships, Australia making it easier for you to come and experience the difference an Australian education can make to your future career opportunities.

If you have a specific study area of interest? There is every chance Australia has you covered, with at least one Australian university in the top 50 worldwide across the study areas of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Life & Agricultural Sciences, Clinical Medicine & Pharmacy, and Physics.

Given this impressive education pedigree, it’s not surprising there are now more than 2.5 million former international students who have gone on to make a difference after studying in Australia. Some of these students are among the world’s finest minds. In fact, Australia has produced 15 Nobel prize laureates and every day over 1 billion people around the world rely on Australian discoveries and innovations – including penicillin, IVF, ultrasound, Wi-Fi, the Bionic Ear, cervical cancer vaccine and Black Box Flight Recorders – to make their lives, and the lives of others, better.

Why choose to study in Australia:

• 8 Australian universities rank in the world’s top 100.
• 40 out of 43 Australian universities are public owned.
• Numerous colleges can serve as entry-points to Australian universities.
• Most universities accept English competency tests like PTE, IELTS and TOEFL iBT
• Students studying for research-based masters or doctorates enjoy unlimited working rights.
• Other international students are allowed to work for 40 hour each fortnight.
• All international students can work unlimited hours during vacations.
• Spouse or other dependants can accompany the student.
• Two-year work permits upon graduation from certain degrees.
• Several grants and scholarships for Indian students.

Top Universities/ Colleges :

• Universities of Australia
• Australian Catholic University
• Bond University
• Carnegie Mellon University Australia
• Charles Darwin University
• Charles Sturt University
• CQUniversity Australia
• Curtin University
• Deakin University
• Edith Cowan University
• Federation University Australia
• 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
• The Australian National University
• The University of Adelaide
• The University of Melbourne
• The University of New South Wales
• The University of Queensland
• The University of Sydney
• The University of Western Australia
• Torrens University
• University of Canberra
• University of New England
• University of Newcastle
• University of South Australia
• University of Southern Queensland
• University of Tasmania
• University of Technology Sydney
• University of the Sunshine Coast
• University of Wollongong
• Victoria University
• Western Sydney University

Speak to an Eduplanet counselor today to find out if you are eligible for an Australian student visa.