Australia is an island continent and the world’s sixth largest country (7,682,300 sq km).
Lying between the Indian and Pacific oceans, the country is approximately 4,000 km from east to west and 3,200 km from north to south, with a coastline 36,735 km long.

Canberra is Australia’s capital city. With a population of approximately 380,000 people and situated in the Australian Capital Territory, Canberra is roughly half way between the two largest cities Melbourne and Sydney.

Australia has 19 listed World Heritage properties. Australia is also famous for its landmark buildings including the Sydney Harbour Bridge; its ancient geology, as well as for its high country. Australia’s first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people, are believed to have migrated from some unknown point in Asia to Australia between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago.

While Captain James Cook is credited with Australia’s European discovery in 1770, a Portuguese possibly first sighted the country, while the Dutch are known to have explored the coastal regions in the 1640s.

Australia is covered with 6 states and 2 Territories. Each States and Territories have there own Capital, please see below respectively:

  • New South Wales and Sydney

  • Victoria and Melbourne

  • Queensland and Brisbane

  • South Australia and Adelaide

  • Western Australia and Perth

  • Tasmania and Hobart

  • Australian Capital Territory and Canberra

  • Northern Territory and Darwin

Facts & Figures:

  • Capital : Canberra

  • Population: 24 million + (Jan. 2017)

  • Dialing Code: +61

  • Currency: AUS $

  • Official Language: English

Why Study In Australia?

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. There are 43 universities in Australia (40 Australian universities, two international universities, and one private specialty university). Australian institutions offer a wide range of courses and from science to management and commerce, humanities to engineering, and law to health sciences. Australian institutions rank among the world's best by discipline, particularly in engineering and technology, medicine, environmental science, and accounting and finance.

Australia is a modern, democratic country with great healthcare, excellent educational institutions and a geography that’s like no place else on earth.

And as a safe location with a high standard of living, it’s a wonderful place to study and explore. Come and see for yourself why it’s the 3rd most popular study destination in the world for international students.

When it comes to world university rankings, Australia has a strong, proven track record. Across all global ranking systems, criteria and fields of study, Australia ranks highly for quality of education, student satisfaction, and global reputation.

In fact, eight of Australia's universities feature in the top 100 ranked universities in the world in the latest QS ranking (2014-15). And if you have a specific study area of interest, there is every chance Australia has you covered, with at least three Australian universities in the top 50 worldwide across the study areas of Arts and Humanities, Engineering and Technologies, Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine and Social Sciences and Management.

High university rankings Australian has earned, but more importantly, it's about what you will receive when you study in Australia – a world-class education and opportunities for an unlimited future.

Working While Studying:

Working while you study in Australia can help complement your study and living experience. There are a number of reasons you might want to undertake part time work while studying in Australia, including assisting with living expenses and gaining work experience in your study area.

Most student visas allow you to work for up to 40 hours every two weeks while your course is in session, and unrestricted hours during any scheduled course break.

There are plenty of ways to find work that suits you, including:

  • Newspapers and online job sites.

  • Some institutions provide job notice-boards on campus and online. Contact your institution's international student support staff to find out what options your institution offers.

Register your details at a recruitment firm; many of them help place people in casual or short-term work.

Opportunity After Study:

After your graduation, you have several options available to you whether you stay in Australia or head home. You may be able to continue your studies in Australia to pursue a higher level qualification or another field of study, you may be eligible to undertake post study work to put your newly gained knowledge to use and gain work experience in Australia, or you may choose to go home to undertake further study or work there.

Your Australian qualification will make you an attractive employee, not just to employers at home, but those in Australia and around the world as well.

If you are considering staying in Australia and working after your current visa expires, you'll need to get a new visa that lets you do this. There are a number of options, so work out what best fits your situation.

If you completed a Bachelor, Masters or Doctoral degree, you may be eligible for the Post-Study Work stream of the Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa.

After competition of Bachelor Degree and Master Degree the students are eligible to apply for 2 years Post Study Work and for Research Degree and PhD students are eligible of 3 years and 4 years of PSW respectively.

If you want to stay in Australia independently of employer sponsorship for a longer term or professional career, you can submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) through SkillSelect .

Wherever your post-graduation path leads, think about joining an alumni group from your institution. It will help you stay in touch with your classmates, and can provide you with great benefits and opportunities.

The Education system in Australia

Studying in Australia is a great choice, here’s why:

  • Australian universities are rated amongst the best in the world, with 8 of them ranked in the Top 100

  • The Australian University system itself is even better than Germany and New Zealand (9th in the world)

  • Most universities are located in capital cities that rank in the top 30 most livable cities for students

  • Over $200,000,000 is spent annually on international scholarships by the Government

  • International students are welcome, and a huge number from all over the world choose Australia each year as their study destination

With a great education system in place, you can live, study and experience another culture with plenty of attractions and transport infrastructure at your fingertips.

The cost of studying in Australia

Whilst not cheap, studying in Australia isn’t as expensive as some other western countries. As an international student, you’ll be expected to pay for your tuition in advance for each study period.

Here are some examples of course costs, listed in Australian dollars:

  • School – up to $30,000 per year

  • English language studies – around $3800 per week depending on course length

  • Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma) – $4,000 to $22,000

  • Undergraduate Bachelor Degree – $15,000 to $33,000*

  • Postgraduate Master’s Degree – $20,000 to $37,000*

  • Doctoral Degree – $14,000 to $37,000*

* Note: this doesn’t include high value courses like veterinary or medical.


 Preparing for study – a step-by-step guide to the application & visa process

Australia has a stringent visa system in place, but we can help guide you through
the process and give you the best chance of success.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Register With US And Talk With An Education Counsellor

  2. Apply To Institutions With Our Help (We Have Great Working Relationships With Every One Of Them)

  3. Sit An IELTS Examination

  4. Receive Institution Offer Letter

  5. Collect Student Visa Documents

  6. Pay Tuition Fee And Ecoe

  7. Lodge Student Visa Medical

  8. Collect Visa Grant Letter


5  great reasons to study in Australia

There are many reasons to choose Australia as your international study destination, here’s our top 5:

  • Friendly people

  • Safe, stable location

  • Readily available employment, accommodation, healthcare and transport

  • Beautiful geography with lots of travel opportunities

  • Affordable living