WHY STUDY ABROAD IN Australia
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Australia’s population is much smaller than its international competitors; consequently, Australia’s quality of education and standard of living is amongst the highest in the world. Australia is home to 43 accredited universities. Students can study in three of the top ten most liveable cities in the world, Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide.
Most undergraduate degrees are three years in length; with many institutions offering an accelerated two-year option. Students can save one year in tuition fees and 1-2 years in living expenses when comparisons are made to Canada and the United States. Eight Australian universities are placed in the top 100 in the latest QS World University Rankings.
Australians are kind and friendly by nature, with a real passion for sport, food, and entertainment. Students can expect an excellent work-life balance and enjoy some of the highest starting salaries in the world upon graduation. Australia is home to several World Heritage sites, such as Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef and Uluru National Park in the Northern Territory. You’ll enjoy long holidays as a student, which means you’ll have plenty of time to explore your new home, but remember your studies must come first.
Average Cost of Living
The estimated cost of accommodation in Australia is $9,000 – $12,000 per year. You should budget an additional $17,000 – $22,000 per year for living expenses. The cost of accommodation will vary significantly depending on your location and standard of living.
Average Tuition Fees
Undergraduate fees range from: $15,000 – $45,000 per year.
Postgraduate & Research fees range from: $20,000 – $45,000 per year.
DID YOU KNOW? 49% of all Australians were either born overseas or had at least one parent who was born overseas.