• Full name:-the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Population:-25,496,120
  • Capital:Canberra
  • Largest city:Sydney
  • Area:692 million sq km (2.97 millionsq miles)
  • Major language:English
  • Major religion:Christianity

Why Study In Australia?

Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK. Many international students choose to study there because of the cultural diversity, friendly natives, and high quality of education. Graduates from Australian schools are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of the Australian education system. This system is carefully regulated by the government in order to maintain the high standards of education associated with the country.One of the most appealing aspects of Australia for international students is the emphasis on scientific research. Australia is at the forefront of new technology and innovations. Students who study in Australia can take advantage of the country’s impressive technology and resources.

International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week while studying in Australia. This is a great opportunity for those who want to earn money to offset living expenses during their stay, and for students who want to gain work experience in their field of interest while they study. Find out some important things to keep in mind for the working student in Oz.

Big Cities

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Pert, Adelaide, Gold Coast, New Castle, Canberra, Central coast, Sunshine coast

Climate

Due to the huge size of the country, Australia has serveral different climate zones. The northern section of Australia has a more tropical influenced climate, hot and humid in the summer, and quite warm and dry in the winter, while the southern parts are cooler with mild summers and cool, sometimes rainy winters.The seasons are the opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere-when it’s summer in the north, it’s winter south of the equator. December and January are the hottest months in Australia, July and August the coldest.The southern areas of the Australian Continent are generally more temperate to warm, with summer daytime temperatures usually between 25 and 30°C and winter Temperatures between 5 and 10°C The Tasmanian mountains and the “Australian Alps” in the southeast of Australia have a typical mountain climate; the winter can be very harsch there, and the highest peaks are usually covered by snow year-round.

 

Additional Information

Australia is world famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, “the bush”, and “the Outback”. Australia is one of the world’s most highly urbanized countries; it is well known for the attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by area. Due to its large size and isolation from the rest of the world, Australia is sometimes known as the ‘island continent’. Australia boasts some of the world’s most beautiful natural wonders such as the Great Barrier Reef – the world’s largest coral reef system, the Heritage Listed Ayers Rock (Uluru), the Bungle Bungles in Western Australia, the Twelve Apostles along the Great Ocean Road. Man-made icons include the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. The geography of Australia ranges from deserts, mountainous, tropical islands, rain forests, lakes and rivers. The longest river in Australia is the Murray River which is 2375 kilometres long.

Institutes
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of Sydney
  • RMIT University
  • Monash University
  • Deakin University
  • The University of Adelaide
  • The University of Queensland
  • La Trobe University
  • University of New South Wales
  • Victoria University
  • Macquarie University
  • University of South Australia
  • Australian National University
  • Central Queensland University
  • The University of Newcastle
  • Griffith University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • Charles Darwin University
  • University of Wollongong – Australia
  • University of Technology, Sydney
Benefits

Living in Australia means encountering many opportunities; it is a young, multicultural and open country with an ever-growing economy. Australia’s quality of life and unrivalled natural beauty make it the ideal destination for you if you have ever dreamed about improving your future. Australia is the perfect country for those who love to enjoy life but at the same time, want to live in an efficient and cutting-edge country. The main cities offer all kinds of services, work, and leisure activities in a relaxed and spacious environment (population density is more than sustainable, even in the city). What’s more, towns and cities are often surrounded by the impressive beauty of Australian nature: beautiful beaches, an ocean within reach and boundless spaces and landscapes that look like they’re from another world! Australia may not have an extensive history like other countries, but it has a bright future. Australia may not have an extensive history like other countries, but it has a bright future.There are many job opportunities within everyone’s reach, thanks to a varied and rewarding work culture.In this context, ample space is also given to foreign workers; so much so that 1 out of 3 were not born in Australia. The rate of unemployment is very low.

General Skilled Migration (GSM)

Australian Skilled Migration for skilled workers who wish to settle and work in Australia.

The General Skilled Migration Program is aimed at skilled workers in specificprofessions willing to migrate to Australia to improve Australia’s labour force.

There are three types of General Skilled Migration Visas:

  • Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa
  • Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa
  • Skilled Regional Sponsored Subclass 491 Visa
Benefits of Australian Permanent Resident visa

If granted Australian permanent residence you have the right to live, work and study in Australian indefinitely. Australian permanent residence visas allow you unlimited travel to and from Australia for 5 years from the date of grant. After this time, visa holders must obtain a resident return visa if travelling overseas and wanting to return to Australia as permanent residents.

Skilled permanent residence holders are entitled to work for any employer in any occupation. However, employment in the Australian Public Service or Defense forces is restricted to Australian citizens. Permanent residents are protected by the same industrial laws as Australian citizens. They can join trade unions and claim workers compensation.

Social Security – New migrants must wait 2 years before they can receive most social security income support payments.

Health care – Permanent residence holders are entitled to immediate entitlement of public heath care through a Government scheme called Medicare.

Schooling – Children aged between 6-18 years are entitled to attend public (government-funded) schools.

Family tax benefit – There are no waiting periods for family tax benefit, which can be paid to people with dependent children who have a permanent visa or specified classes of temporary visa (including temporary protection visas, partner, spouse and interdependency visas).

Parenting payment – Generally, to qualify for a parenting payment, a person has to live in Australia as a permanent resident for at least 2 years. Different rules apply for single parents.

Aged Pension – Generally to qualify for an aged pension, a person must have lived in Australia as a permanent resident for at least 10 years.

Disability Support pension – If a permanent resident becomes unable to work for at least 30 hours per week because of a disability, they are entitled to claim a disability support pension no matter how long they have been living in Australia. People with pre-existing disabilities generally cannot claim a disability pension for 10 years.

Permanent residents are not entitled to vote in federal, State or local government elections or stand for election as a candidate in these elections

Dependent Visa

Important: You must declare all family members on your application, even if they do not plan to travel with you to Australia. If you do not do this, your family members will not be eligible to apply to join you after you have started your course in Australia.

Generally, you can apply for dependent visa

  • If you are partner / member of family unit of a holder of some type of temporary visa in Australia (for example, student visa),
  • If your partner is an Australian resident (permanent residency).

Eligible to apply for this visa to join a holder of student visa is

  • A spouse (including de facto spouse) of the student visa holder, or
  • A dependent child (unmarried and younger than 18 years) of the student visa holder.

If you are not married with your partner, but you would like to apply for spouse dependent visa, you have to submit evidence that you have lived together for a period of at least 12 months prior to lodging visa application.

Married couples can apply after submission of marriage certificate.

If are granted visa as a partner (spouse) of a student visa holder, you are allowed:

  • To study in Australia up to 3 months,
  • To work during your stay in Australia (up to 20 hours/week).

If you get a dependent visa, you will get a limited permission to work (20 hours/week), and you do not need to pay for any course / school in Australia. Your partner, a student visa holder, will be allowed to work as well, see conditions of student visa.

You can be nominated by your partner in his/her application for student visa, or he/she can nominate you while already studying in Australia, see more here.

Tourists Visa

For people to visit Australia for a holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, friends or for other short-term non-work purposes. There are a number of visas available for people to visit Australia as a tourist. To remain longer in Australia than your original visa allows, you are required to obtain another visa. If you want to remain in Australia for tourism or recreational purposes or to visit family or friends, you may apply for a Tourist visa. If you are refused a further visa, you must leave Australia before the expiry of your original visa.

Australian Business Visa

The Australian Business Skills visa sub classes were introduced to encourages successful business people to settle permanently in Australia and develop new or existing business.