Australia is the 4th most preferred country by Indians according to the recent survey. This country being the home to 7 universities in the list of top 100 universities in the world is one of the reasons why students prefer Australia. Even the work opportunities are very fair in that country. Here in this article, I will give you top reasons to study in Australia.
1. World Class education:
Australia has 7 universities included in the top 100 universities in the world made by QS rankings. Australian universities even excel in the subjects of nursing, sports, medicine, and pharmacy courses. The matter of fact, they hold the top 5 positions in that particular field of education. Even most of the universities have the maximum score when it comes to international faculty. Adding to that, research facilities are excellent here compared to other top counties which make students prefer Australia. You can prefer to study Engineering, MBA or Medicine in Australia.
2. Student- friendly cities:
Australian cities are known to be super friendly all over the world.
Six Australian cities are listed in the Top 50 friendly cities in the world which shows the friendly nature of Australian people. Among the six Australian cities, Melbourne tops the list. It’s been on the top of the list since 2014. The rest of the cities in the list are Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, and Perth.
3. Cultural Diversity
Students from all over the world come to study in Australian Universities. India, China, Malasia, Nepal, and Vietnam contribute around 50% of the total foreign students studying in Australia. This sums up the cultural diversity in Australia. Not only from the top countries but Universities in Australia also accepts applications from any part of the world without any restrictions. Adding to that, scholarships offered by the universities and Government makes the international student’s life economical in Australia.
4. Top research facilities
Australian Universities along with their Government invest majorly in proving the research facilities to the students. Recently, the Government of Australia even identified 45 areas where immense research is needed immediately and released funds for it. Seven universities in Australia are in the top 100 most research facilities in the world. The areas of research include science, technology, and medicine.
5. Plenty of work opportunities
International students who study in Australia have an option to work for a certain period of time in Australia after the completion of graduation. This includes both the Graduate and Post graduate students. You need to apply for the temporary graduate visa and after you are granted with that Visa, you are allowed to work for 18 months in Australia. In order to work in Australia, you need to complete the graduation and have a degree. Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. students are allowed to have this Visa permit.
Even during the college, students can earn working for not more than 40 hours. Student visa permits them to work in Tourism, agriculture, hotel, and sales.
6. Cost of living
The average cost of living in Australia is below the average cost of UK and USA. One who can afford to live in the USA can easily afford in Australia. In order to pursue an undergraduate degree, the costs will range from A$ 14,000 to 35,000 per year. For the post graduate students, the cost will range from A$ 15,000 to 36,000 per year. Accommodation in Universities will cost from A$ 90 to 280 per week. You can even live in shared houses for A$ 165- 440 per week.