Australia has been the most preferred study destination for students, because of its quality of life, globally recognized institutions and courses, multi-cultural lifestyle, reasonable study costs, post-study work opportunities, support for international students, amazing scholarship opportunities and incentives.

Australia also happens to be home to several top ranked and universally recognized universities, if you are someone who is looking to study from the best of the best schools in the field of law, business, medical or engineering for bachelor’s, post-graduation, PhD, Australia is definitely a country worth considering. The courses offered by the institutions in Australia are relatively flexible and provide global perspective, universities also provide opportunities for internships and work placements while you study, and this is one of the main factors to consider especially for students coming from developing countries like India, Nigeria, Brazil it gives students job opportunities to support themselves financially.

Australia has 29 or so private educational institutions this provides wide variety of options to choose from. Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane have been ranked amongst the world’s top 30 best cities for the students.


The cost of education highly depends on the kind of degree a student wish to pursue; the study costs in Australia are relatively lower than other major destinations such as US, UK.

An undergraduate programmed range from $AUD 15,000 to $AUD 50,000 per year and
Post graduate can cost anywhere between $AUD 20,000 to $AUD 40,000 annually

This is apart from the average living cost which is between $AUD 1200-$AUD 2500 this depends on where one chooses to live for example Sydney is a bit expensive than Adelaide. The duration of bachelor degree programmed is usually 3years and 4 years with honor’s and master’s degree programmed is 2 years.
Scholarships in Australia

  • Scholarships in Canberra/ACT
  • Scholarships in Sydney/NSW
  • Scholarships in Brisbane/QLD
  • Scholarships in Adelaide/SA
  • Scholarships in Hobart/TAS
  • Scholarships in Melbourne/VIC
  • Scholarships in Perth/WA


  • Administration courses
  • Accounting courses
  • Agriculture courses
  • Architecture courses
  • Building courses
  • Environmental studies courses
  • Computer science courses
  • Engineering courses
  • Law courses
  • Health and services courses
  • Finance courses


A student while in session can work for 40 hours every two weeks and may work full time during the official breaks. To work full time a student must have a student visa with work permission. The temporary graduate visa allows student to remain in Australia to study, work, and live there. This visa is further divided into 2 streams:

  • Graduate work stream
  • Post-study work stream

The length of stay completely depends on the stream you apply.
There are various ways in which a student can apply for PR in Australia.

  • Permanent skilled visa (sponsored)
  • Permanent skilled visa (independent)
  • Provisional skilled (regional sponsored)

The students need to proactively try to search and keep applying for the jobs few months in advance its really important to keep your resume updated, the average pay for the student visa holders between $10 to $15 per hour.


You need to have the following documents for your visa application

  • Visa application form
  • Visa application fee
  • 4 passport-sized photographs
  • IELTS result
  • Electronic confirmation of the enrolment
  • Work experience and academic documents
  • Evidence of financial ability
  • Statement of purpose

Click here to get a detailed checklist of visa requirements (Here we can link a downloadable PDF, which could act as a lead magnet)
Once you are done, you will be allotted a unique Transaction Reference Number by the Australian government. You can check the status of your application by clicking here
If you are planning or getting ready to begin your study abroad journey to Australia, Dhruv is the best place to start, please feel free to explore our site for more information and contact us for an absolutely free career counselling session.