Australia has a population of 19 million. Most of them live along the east coast facing the Atlantic Ocean. In the early days, many people migrated to Australia from Europe. With the trend of more and more immigrants from Asian countries, Australia turned into a multi-cultural country. English is the native language of Australia, showing the intimate relationship to UK, US and other western countries. Australia enjoys a great reputation of being a friendly, quiet and comfortable country which has lead it to be an ideal place for travel and study. Similar to most European regions, Australia experiences temperate weather for most of the year however its climate varies due to the size of the continent. The northern states have warmer weather while the southern states experience cooler winters. Australia is also one of the driest countries on earth with an average annual rainfall of less than 600 millimeters.
In Queensland, Northern Territory, and Western Australia, average summer daytime and nighttime temperatures are 29 and 20 degrees respectively; during cooler weather in July, the average daytime and nighttime temperatures are 22 and 10 degrees respectively. In Victoria, New South Wales, Southern Australia, and Tasmania, the average summer daytime and nighttime temperatures are 26 and 16 degrees respectively; during cooler weather in July, the average daytime and nighttime temperatures are 15 and 7 degrees respectively.
Introduction to Studying in Australia
Australia is one of the most popular destinations for further studies in the world. The high-quality education, widely recognized qualifications and prestigious universities in Australia are absolutely favored by many parents and students.
There are quite a number of universities in Australia that are consistently ranked within the top 100 in the world. These prestigious universities are located in different states, such as the Australian National University in the capital Canberra, the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney, the University of Queensland and the University of Western Australia. They have long been listed amongst the best in the QS World Ranking. These universities have performed very well in all aspects, including teachers’ qualifications, academic research, international student exchange and employability.
Medical and nursing-related subjects are very popular, including veterinary science, medicine, dentistry, medicine, physiotherapy, radiotherapy, nursing, etc.
Engineering science related: biological science, civil engineering, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, information technology, automation and measurement department, etc.
Other subjects: early childhood education, finance and economics, law, architectural design, hotel management, etc.
Many of the above majors are jobs that are in demand on the Australian Skilled Migration List. After completing the courses, students can work in Australia and accumulate work experience before applying for staying behind, possibly leading to a PR option. If you are interested in working and developing your career in Australia after leaving school, remember to plan early and consult us!
Student visa requirements
Students who intend to go to Australia for further studies must apply for recognized courses and hold an Australian student visa (category 500). The e-visa application fee is AUD 620.
Documents required to apply for an Australian student visa
- Visa application form
- Identity documents (passport, ID card)
- Certificate of Enrolment (Confirmation of Enrolment, CoE)
- Health Insurance: Overseas students must purchase qualified health insurance, which must cover the entire validity period of the student visa.
- Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE): The content of the statement includes the reasons for choosing Australia to study, study plans and future plans, etc. It needs to show that the purpose of going to Australia is purely for further studies.
- Work experience (if any): Students who intend to go to Australia for further studies must apply for recognized courses and hold an Australian student visa (category 500). The e-visa application fee is AUD 620.
Submit application to school
Obtaining conditional offer from school
Fulfill conditions set out in the conditional offer
Settle down payment of tuition fees
Purchase overseas student health cover
Obtaining letter of confirmation of enrolment
Submit student visa application
Wait for Visa approval