- Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Are you planning to study outside your country? If yes, then it is a good decision as it will allow you to explore various another country and make you more confident. If you have planned or have a desire to study in Australia then you will never regret your decision.
Australia is a wonderful place where staying and studying is an amazing experience. There are different visas for various studies like higher education, primary or secondary school enrolment, vocational courses or any sponsorship courses. The applicants are supposed to provide documents proving that they have enough funds to sponsor the education chosen. The funds should be sufficient for:
• Tuition fees required for the course
• Living costs in Australia
Studying in Australia is a secure option for international students and the government of Australia looks into it that it is safe, as the country is one of the popular choices for higher education by many students from abroad. With an education system known for its high standards throughout the country, many foreign students fulfil their aspirations of studying abroad by taking admission in the universities of Australia.
Why choose Australia?
Australia is always termed as a powerhouse of global education, and this means that anyone from any part of the world can come in to study here. The infrastructure and the facilities offered by the country are unmatchable. With internationalised education and scholarships, more and more students opt to study in Australia. The country is culturally sound and the atmosphere is laid-back in nature instead of being rigid. Australians are friendly and so you will always feel at home.
Cost of studies in Australia
If you are planning to study in Australia then you should have enough funds. According to HSBC report, on an average an international student needs AU$42,093 (~US$32,950) per year. This comes to AU$24,081 (US$18,850) for fees and AU$18,012 (US$14,100) for living. This is just a generic figure as tuition fees varies depending on university and course. By getting an idea about the expenditure for an average person in Australia for a month you will be able to calculate your weekly costs.
With so many entertainment options available around the country, it is quite hard for a student to live on a stipulated amount, and study and have fun in a country like Australia, but it will only be achievable if the handling is proper. Sight-seeing in prominent places and wildlife parks in Australia, sports, shopping and dining can also be enjoyed by a student living in Australia.
A weekend in a student’s life in Australia can be well spent in many outdoor activities like hiking, beaches, camping, bike tours, parks, museums, zoo and aquariums. All these are sure to amuse you and know more about the culture of Australia. Sight-seeing places like The Great Ocean Road, Block Arcade, Eureka Sky deck, St. Patrick’s cathedral, Observation wheel, Chinatown and so on. All these places are fun, historic and rich in culture and heritage.
As a student, you will find a wide range of food to satisfy your taste buds. There are different cuisines available and so there is no chance of feeling home sick. Once you have your visa and you land in Australia, you will feel that the country is not only known for kangaroos but it is also known for its hospitality and good-natured people.
Some of the questions asked during visa interview are based on:
• What is filled in the forms
• Supporting documents
• What your choice of university/ course is
• What are the future aspirations
Once the Visa is acquired, studying in Australia is unstoppable. With degrees that are globally recognized, most of the graduates from Australian universities get a job with great ease.
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