Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Australia Excellent in Education

Australia offers a world-class education system, in a modern, democratic and technologically advanced society. It is a beautiful country whilst being multicultural, young, vibrant and a friendly country where students thrive. 

Australian Universities offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses covering areas such as Accounting, Agriculture, Architecture, Business and Management, Communications, Computing / IT, Creative Arts, Economics, Education / Training, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Services, Humanities / Social Science, Law, Mathematics, Nursing, Psychology, Sciences. Vocational education and training offer courses which are generally more practical and career oriented towards areas such as business, computing, marketing, tourism and hospitality.

The Australian Government has announced a new Skilled Occupation List which has more than 181 occupations. Australia also offers Temporary residency after completion of 2 years of education. The visa is valid for 18 months maximum and helps the student to prepare to get additional points for the General Skilled Migration Visa or an Employer Sponsor Work Permit. Thus the visa will have unrestricted work rights. Thus encouraging students to have ample opportunities to stay back & work in Australia. 

Apart from study options through a myriad of  courses across all faculties ,part-time work options , multi-cultural exposure, promising future prospects are some of the attractions of studying DOWN UNDER. A sound academic record, orderly documentation  and a positive attitude is all it takes to be there. This is the right time to begin application procedure to the Universities with many of them offering 2-3 intakes for every academic year for courses in Business & management, Information Technology & Accounting.

Students who complete a course of Study in Australia may also apply for Australian Permanent Residency under the Skilled Migration Program.

If you want to pursue studies in Australia, says education counselors at Edwise, January & February would be the right time to apply to any of the 39 internationally-recognized universities for April or July 2011 intake.

Its more economical to study in Australia when comparing it to other first-world countries, especially since course fees and the cost of living can be well balanced. Students are allowed to work 20 hours a week during semester study period & full time during their summer break when they can easily earn approx AUD 15 to 18 per hour.

Here are few students sharing their experience;
Larissa Mendonca pursued studies at Deakin university says 的t is a good University , the courses are practical and provide in-depth view of the subject. I have no worries about my future now, as I am sure I will be equipped to face the world. ”

Sanjiv Viswanath completed his Post graduation from Griffith University says 典he staff at Griffith have been wonderful and there is so much support here for international students.”
Finances need to be held for minimum 3 months (instead of 6 months as current).

The Australian High Commission has announced favorable changes in the student visas wef 1st April 2011. The Indian students will be allowed to be sponsored  by parents, grandparents, spouse, brother/sister, uncle & aunt (immediate brother or sister or students parent-in-laws or extended family) be it a Bachelor Degree, Graduate Certificate, Diploma, Graduate Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Masters by coursework. A perfect time to start with your application procedure for July 2011.

Ajay Sukhwani
Edwise