Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world behind only the United Kingdom and the United States despite having a population of only 23 million. This isn’t surprising when you consider Australia has seven of the top 100 universities in the world! In fact, with over 22,000 courses across 1,100 institutions, Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, ranking eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.
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. More than A$200 million provided by the Australian Government each year in international scholarships is making it easier for students to come and experience the difference an Australian education can make to their future career opportunities.
One of the reason for Australia becoming great destination for international students is, it keeps on changing the policies as required to ensure the best quality education and educational environment for all students including international. With many students around the world heading to Australia in search of better place to study and live, it continues to be a competitive and attractive place for Nepalese students under SSVF.
Australia generally has two intakes i.e. February and July, with few Universities offering multiple intake in September & November. It is suggested that you should start making applications ideally 7-8 months prior to the intake as universities take a good deal of time to process your GTE after your university application. University generally takes around 4-6 weeks to process the applications.
Most VET providers have regular monthly intakes but it is important to check with us before you plan for other things like your application for a place in the program and the visa application.
Tuition fee varies according to the programs and universities and colleges in Australia not according to the geographical territory. Nowadays tuition fee of many universities for bachelor and higher level of program cost in the range below:
International students can work 40 hours per fortnight during study period and 40 hours in a week during vacation.There is no specific jobs that international can do in Australia. According to their skills or knowledge they can do any kind of jobs available. Many students work in restaurant, shopping centre, store etc. as their part time job. Usually, the students would earn 18 A$ approx per hour before tax. Australia is called labour paradise.In Australia, “Work Health Safety” (WHS) law says that your employer must do all they can to make you’re your job does not hurt you or make you sick.
There are many kinds of jobs that students opt for, and often end upto being chosen for. Most of those are odd jobs, such as bus boys, waitresses, sales persons, accountants/cashiers and entry level work in companies. If you’re bright, and a bit more active, you could even opt for Teacher’s Assistant and Research Assistants.