Australia is world’s sixth largest country by its area including the island of Tasmania and the remaining smaller islands.

Culture : Australian culture is as broad as its countryside. Its multiculturalism reflects in its food, lifestyle and cultural practices.

Population Australia's population is roughly 22.7 million people. Victoria and New South Wales are the largest states with most population with their respective capitals, Melbourne and Sydney, the largest cities in Australia. Australia's population is concentrated along the coastal region of Australia from Adelaide to Cairns. Climate Australia’s weather is temperate for the most of the year in the majority of areas. The northern part of Australia is typically warm all the year, while the states at southern part experience cool winters. Snow falls during the winter months is good for skiing in Tasmania, Victoria, and in southern New South Wales. Geography Geographically, Australia has lied between the Pacific and Indian oceans;the country has a coastline of 36,735 km long. Canberra is the nation's capital city, with a population of approximately 320,000 people. History While Captain James Cook is credited for its discovery in 1770, a Portuguese possibly visited this, while the Dutch are known to have explored the coastal regions in the 1640s. Legal system Australia still continues to follow the Westminster system of government and law inherited from that of British, who actually ruled the country.

Why Australia

The fees in Australian institutions are very much reasonable and affordable for overseas students. Australia has a kind eye for international students; that is why super quality education is provided for affordable prices.

Social life : The fact that Australia stands second to America in the number of Indian students studying in their countries is what that emphasizes on how much Indian students prefer Australia.

Also the cost of living in the major cities as well is very much within reach to the international students; which is one feather to the crown.

Admirable Standards of Education : This is something which is almost unparalleled on this globe. Australia is widely renowned for its standard of education and for the well scattered range of courses over numerous universities which offer excellent learning to students.

Students who pass out of Australian institutions are recognized to have SS Alight Educational Consultants lives down the lane and all thanks to the training and education they receive in Australian Institutions.

Almost every course on the programs list is practical oriented with lots of real time knowledge and syllabus included so that students will be armored with industry ready weapons by the time they turn ready to invade the job market.

While overseas study is expensive, Australia is more affordable than most other destinations and offers a high standard of quality education, excellent living condition and a tolerant multicultural society. Australia's Higher Education Institutions rank among the world's best and the quality of education they offer is correspondingly high.

Higher education in Australia provides value for money by offering shorter and more intensive courses. It quickly incorporates latest innovations in science and technology, modern trends in marketing and management in their diploma/degree programs. Australian education is more practical and responsive to the needs of Trade and Industry.

Australian education ministry is extremely prompt and particular about the standard of education provided and lot of quality checks are conducted periodically to make sure that every program and university is in place, serving students the most, and doing what they are damn best at!

How to Apply

There are four intakes, through which you can apply: Those are: July, September, November, and February.

    Documents necessary for applying:

  • Original copies of all educational certificates.
  • Minimum two Letters of Recommendations (LOR) by the professors.
  • Statement of Purpose stating the applicant’s academic results, goals, qualities, hobbies, source of inspiration, and academic projects.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter from the employer (if you have work experience).
  • Official Score of IELTS/TOEFL.

Admission Knocks

There are four intakes, through which you can apply: Those are: July, September, November, and February.

English language requirements

Students may need to submit their English language test results. This depends on the university and differs from one University to another.

Note: The scores required by a University can be different from the scores required for a student visa.

Academic requirements

The academic requirements will vary from one course to another. Hence better read the course information on their website carefully.

Higher Education Undergraduate - To gain entry into an Australian undergraduate course you will need to have an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12), or the overseas equivalent. Some undergraduate courses may also have specific pre-requisite subjects.

Higher Education Postgraduate - As well as the satisfactory completion of at least one degree at undergraduate level, your institution may take research ability or relevant work experience into consideration.

Visa requirements

One needs to meet the Visa requirements as well.

Student Visa

Student visa allows them to stay and study in Australia for a full-time higher education course.?

Depends upon the type of study the student wants to pursue (Graduate degree, vocational degree, higher education, English language course) there are several classes of student visas for Australia.-

Below is the list of the student visas currently available.

  • Independent ELICOS (Subclass 570)
  • Schools (Subclass 571)
  • Vocational Education and Training (Subclass 572)
  • Higher Education (Subclass 573)
  • Postgraduate Research (Subclass 574)
  • Non-award (Subclass 575)
  • Aus AID or Defence (Subclass 576)


  • A professional, manager or government official (Professional Development stream)
  • An occupational trainee (Occupational Trainee stream)
  • A professional academic (Research stream)

You may be eligible for streamlined visa processing if your main course of study is a Bachelor degree or a Masters by coursework.

The student visa is approved only if it is combined with an accredited course by Australian schools.

Students can adjoin multiple courses in the same visa, such as a language course and a vocational course.

One can get the student visa in a short time only. It costs $535 Australian. Students must provide COE (confirmation code of enrollments). Student visa allows you to work legally part time (up to 40 hours every 2 weeks) during courses period and full time in the weekends.

Students can include family members as dependents.

In order to get a student visa, an applicant must satisfy all legislative criteria.

Below are the requirements for Visa:

  • Applicants will need to satisfy Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) that they have a genuine intention to stay in Australia on a temporary basis, for the purpose of study or to accompany a student as a dependent or guardian.Applicants may be interviewed in this case.
  • Applicants should submittheir offer letter as evidence that they are enrolled in a registered course.
  • Applicants need to provide the evidence of determined funds that cover tuition, travel, living costs and school costs for school aged dependents (if applicable). The Application Level will determine the funds.

The following tests are acceptable for the purpose of a student visa:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Test of English as Foreign Language Internet Based Test (TOFEL IBT)

All applicants for a visa must meet character and health requirements. Applicants only need to bear all the expenses related to medical tests. Only, once the application is approved, their money will be refunded.

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