Australia is also one of the most desired abroad study destinations for Nepalese students. Students can study Diploma, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs in a variety of areas of study in different colleges and universities in Australia. Orbit International Education represents many colleges and universities in different cities In Australia such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth to name a few. Students can also benefit from our IELTS preparation classes. Good score in IELTS is essential for admission and immigration purposes to study in Australia.
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Australia’s education system reflects quality, excellence and innovation. Its universities offer excellent infrastructure and facilities to students, both domestic and overseas. There is a wide range of specialist institutions, and the most popular study programs include Business, Information Technology, Engineering and Hospitality. Very popular amongst Nepalese students as destination for study abroad, Australia is consistently voted one of the best places to live. It is a young, vibrant and friendly country with a reputation for great weather and outdoor pursuits. It also benefits from a high standard of living and lower costs, making it attractive to foreign students.
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Australia is a fantastic country to live, study and work in with a wide choice of courses across many disciplines. This can mean that making the right choice can be a little daunting. Some people let the delights of the country get in the way of choosing the best route for success.
Contact us today if you want in-depth and personalized help with navigating the Australian university application system, choosing the right university and the right degree program to maximize your chances for successful visa application. In our 20 years history as an overseas education consultant We have successfully placed students not only in the best Australian universities, but in the best courses to enable them to develop their potential to its maximum.
Australia is a large country, with huge areas of wilderness and desert known as “the bush”, and larger population centers on the coasts. It’s an incredibly diverse country and is a popular destination for tourists, backpackers, economic migrants and overseas students. A particular attraction of Australia for students looking to go abroad to study is its recent work permits reforms that means working in the country has become a lot easier, although careful planning and thought is required to be able to take advantage of this.
The Application Process
Application is by individual approach to the institutions you are interested in. Careful consideration of all the programs offered will help to make the lengthy individual admission applications a successful use of your time. The personal statement that accompanies your application is key, as is the demonstration of your academic and broader extra-curricular successes. If you are in any doubts about what you need to include in a strong application, you should take professional advice and guidance.
How much will it cost?
Australia has around 40 public universities, two international and one private university, providing any type of study degree you can imagine, from business and engineering to history and arts. Tuition fees range depending on the discipline you choose to study, degree level and university. Australia is one of the most expensive countries when it comes to university costs, as the average tuition fee for one academic year is 33,400 AUD.
Average tuition fees for full-time degrees:
- Bachelor’s degree: between 15,000 and 33,000 AUD/year
- Master’s and PhD degree: between 14,000 – 37,000 AUD/year
Funding, Scholarships and Loans
Scholarships, grants, and bursaries are available for international students at the undergraduate and postgraduate level from some institutions. The awarding committees will take the overall profile of students into account including your past academic record, standardized test scores, extracurricular activities and other achievements. A carefully constructed application will maximize your chances of being awarded financial assistance. If you’re unsure of what you should include, seek help from someone more experienced than you and in that case, Orbit International Education is best.
In order to work in Australia while you are a student you must have a student visa with work permission. The fee for obtaining both a student visa and work permission in Australia is A$575, and allows you to begin working as soon as your classes begin. Students studying in Australia under a student visa are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week, with unlimited hours during holidays. If you begin work before your classes start, or if you exceed the 20-hour-a-week limit, your student visa may be revoked.
MOST IMPORTANT INFO: TAX FILE NUMBER (TFN)
In order to work or open a bank account in Australia you must obtain a TFN (Tax File Number). Your TFN is confidential, like a social security number in the US, so keep your number secure. You are only issued one in your lifetime and it is used to file tax reports and important government documents.
If you work in Australia, you are required to file a tax return, which is tracked to your TFN. As an international student, you will likely receive a refund when you file your tax return. For more information on your potential tax refund visit www.taxback.com
You can apply online for a TFN only if you are currently in Australia and you have:
• A valid permanent migrant visa
• A valid visa with work rights
• A valid overseas student visa
• A valid visa allowing you to stay in Australia indefinitely
Students who need to apply for a TFN should visit the Australian Tax Office. To apply, you'll need your name, address, date of birth, passport, date of arrival, and proof of enrollment in school.
You can also apply for your TFN online if you are a visa holder with work rights. When you apply online, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIACs) systems will verify your identity. Make sure that you keep a record of your receipt number.
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Australia is a very popular destination for Nepalese students looking to study overseas - in fact it’s the second most popular destination after the USA. Because of this, competition for places on the best courses at the top Universities is high. CONTACT US NOW, if you would like a Personal Guidance and Support to study in Australia, including advice on submitting the strongest admissions application, visa requirements and applications, and choosing the right university and course to fit your professional goals.