STUDY IN AUSTRALIA
- Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world after the United Kingdom and the United States.
- It also has seven of the top 100 universities in the world. Australia’s national quality assurance system is unique in its structure and rigor.
- The Australian Quality Training Framework has been set up by the government to strengthen the quality assurance processes in education.
- In Australia, students will enjoy a diverse learning environment that is as personally enriching as it is educational, and develop the skills and qualities needed in a changing world.
- 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 also 43 universities; 40 of which are Australian, two international, and one private specialty university. Australian universities have more than one million enrolled students and employ over 100,000 staff.
- Higher education peak bodies include Universities Australia, the Group of Eight, the Australian Technology Network of Universities, Innovative Research Universities, the Regional Universities Network, the Australian Council for Private Education and Training and the Council of Private Higher Education.
- Australia’s Tertiary institution system can be divided into two sections: universities and vocational schools.
- The Australian public vocational system is known as TAFE: Technical and Further Education. These institutes are usually funded by the governments of the state or territory in which they are located.
Top 10 universities of Australia
- Australian National University[ANU]
- University of Melbourne
- University of Sydney
- University of New South Wales
- University of Queensland
- Monash university
- University of Western Australia
- University of Adelaide
- University of Technology, Sydney
- University of New Castle
- Southern Cross Universty
- Southern Cross Universty
- Charles Sturt University (Main Campus)
- Charles Sturt University
- Flinders International Study Centre
- Taylors College
- Griffith University
- La trobe College
- Griffith College
- Univeristy of Canberra College
- Western Sydney College
- JCU College
How to be prepared ?
- You register and be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.
- Make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.
- evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.
- shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.
- edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.
- The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities
- Attested copies of mark sheets of class X, XII, and the Bachelors degree (if applicable)
- At least, two academic reference letters from professors who have taught you most recently
- If you have work experience then two letters of recommendation from the employer/manager who knows you well and can comment on your professional abilities
- Statement of Purpose (SOP)
- Photocopied score reports of GMAT/ IELTS / TOEFL
- Portfolio (in case of Students applying for art and design courses & architecture programs)
- Others (certificates / achievements at the state and national level and extracurricular activities)
- Proof of funds
When do I apply ?
- The beginning of the academic year in Australia is February, although some courses do offer students the opportunity to start studying in semester 2 (July).
- You can apply for admission anywhere between 18 and three months before a course starts.
- It is important to note that some courses – including medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, fine arts and performance, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level – are likely to have earlier application deadlines. You can contact the university’s UK representative to check these.
- The earliest you can apply for an undergraduate degree is when you have received your predicted A Level or IB (or equivalent school-leaving qualification) results.
- Your school or college will usually provide you with these when you begin year 13 or upper sixth.
- Provided you met the academic requirements for the course you would then be issued with a conditional offer of place.
- This would then be updated to unconditional provided you met the stated grade or point requirements when you got your final exam results in July or August.
- For the majority of degree courses, it is also possible to still apply for a semester 1 university place after you receive your A-Level (or equivalent) results in July or August
- You can apply for a postgraduate coursework programme before you have completed your UK degree.
- The length of time that it takes to process an application depends on what type of programme you have applied for.
- The average time for a university to process an application for an undergraduate degree is between four and six weeks.
- The average time for a university to process an application for a postgraduate coursework programme is between six and eight weeks.
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