Australia enjoys a unique position in the world of education. All its courses i.e. academic, technical or vocational are internationally recognized as intensive, innovative and highly comprehensive programs. University of Melbourne and Australia National University are regarded as two of the top universities in the world.
The Australian educational system has developed a strong reputation for adopting new technologies and training methodologies. Facilities offered by Australian colleges for training, research and even class room guidance are truly state of the art.
You can expect world-class laboratories, outstanding cloud hosted libraries, superlative research and development facilities offered by most Australian Universities.
The degree and diploma offered by Australian Universities are recognized by employers and educational institutions from all across the world. Moreover, the Australian Quality Parameter (AQF) covers almost all courses undertaken by international students, thereby assuring students that the Australian government is directly responsible for the quality of courses offered by their universities.
The AQF is a highly rigorous and structured quality control program which is directly run by the Australian Government through ESOS to protect the interests of its international students.
Higher education in Australia would prove to be more advantageous for students who are looking for short, intensive career oriented courses. Australia recognizes the Indian 12+3 high school and graduation degrees and the duration of most Masters level courses is between 1.5 to 2 years. Cost of education is not expensive when compared with the U.S.
During holidays students are allowed to work full time.
Students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours a week during semesters to pay for their living expenses.
Students also get post study work rights of 2-3 years, depending on the course undertaken.
Students who are going for a Diploma won’t be getting any work permit after the studies.
Students who are going for a Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years Master Program will get 2 years of work permit.
Students who are going for a Master by Research work will get 3 years of work permit.
Students who are going for a PhD courses will get 4 years of work permit.
With a population of just 21 million, Australia is one of the best places to live and earn while you learn. The standard of living in Australia is one of the highest in world, yet very economical when compared to most Western and European countries.
In addition to providing an outstanding educational opportunity, once you have completed a registered course of 2 years study in Australia you may be eligible to apply within Australia for a Skilled Permanent Residency Visa under the Graduate Overseas Student Subclass. This will entitle you to permanent residency status thus allowing you unrestricted work rights in Australia (conditions apply).