Quality of Education
Australia is renowned for its quality of teachers, teaching methods and facilities and there is a worldwide acceptance and respect for Australian degrees and qualifications.
Graduates enjoy excellent Employability, both within their home countries and in Australia. Included in the many Australian graduate, success stories are the global CEOs of Ford, Coca Cola and McDonalds, the first Japanese Astronaut and the stars of Hollywood blockbuster movies.
Cost of Studying & Living
Australia offers student excellent value for money, with living expenses and tuition fees being considerably lower then the UK and the USA.
Tuition fees vary between Institutions and are dependent on the level and course of study. International students are charged up-front tuition fees. Some general examples are as follow:
||A$ 9,000 – 14,000 a year
|Certificate I – IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma
||A$ 5,500 – 18,000 a year
|Bachelors Degree (Arts/Business/Law)
||A$ 10,000 – 13,500 a year
|Bachelors Degree (Science & Engineering)
||A$ 11,000 – 16,500 a year
||A$ 11,000 – 18,500 a year
|English Language Training
||A$ 3,500 – 16,000 a year
Living expenses vary from city to city, however international students in Australia should budget between A$10,000 – 16,000 a year. This cost would normally include the following:
All visitors to Australia are required to have a valid visa. Students planning to study for more than three months are required to have a Student Visa.
To obtain a Student Visa you will need to:
1. Submit a student visa application;
2. Pay an application fee;
3. Provide a valid passport;
4. Provide appropriate information about financial ability to pay for the study;
5. Provide appropriate information about academic and English ability;
6. Provide an e CoE for a course;
7. Provide information that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC);
8. Prove that you are of good character, sound health and have no debts to the Australian Government.
To maintain a student visa in Australia Bangladeshi students must comply with a number of visa conditions including attendance and academic performance.
Working in Australia
International students that are studying in Australia may apply for permission to work once their course has commenced. Applying for the work visa is a fairly straight forward process. Once a work visa has been granted students are allowed to work up to a maximum of 20 hours per week during semester, and full time between semesters (during holidays).
Casual jobs for students in Australia include:
• Restaurant/café/bar work, • Supermarkets • Call centres • Cleaning • Hotels
*** On average students with casual jobs can expect to earn between A$12 – $15 per hour.