May 28, 2013

Advantage Australia

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Australia attracts the third largest number of international student’s and is fast becoming a education hub. The Australian system has an excellent reputation in the international community and is known for its academic excellence. Australian universities follow a exhaustive curriculum and are well supported by its world class faculty.

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Australian universities have very good research facilities and excellent infrastructure. Australian universities provide a unique blend of conventional teaching coupled with practical knowledge. Australian universities endorse free and innovative thinking.

Australian universities enjoy international reputation for all areas of education and training. The practical and career-oriented course imparted in Australian universities makes sure that the students have the right skills demanded by the employers.

The other factor which makes Australia a lucrative option for overseas study is that is comparatively cheaper than US & UK. Australia is also one of the best places to live with its cosmopolitan culture and warm and friendly people. Australia boasts of many beautiful beaches, breathtaking rainforests and a very happening night life.

If you are an international student and want to pursue your education in Australia you will need a student visa. There are six types of student visas available for Australia:

1) Student Visa 570: This visa is for student who wants to study English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) in Australia.

2) Student Visa 571: This visa enables you to take a Primary or Secondary school course and even Secondary school exchange students.

3) Student Visa 572: This visa enables you to take diploma, advanced diploma and vocational diploma and certificate courses

4) Student Visa 573: This visa enables you to take bachelors degree, associate degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, masters, higher diploma and advanced diploma.

5) Student Visa 574: This visa enables you to take masters degree by research and doctoral degree in Australia.

6) Student Visa 575: This visa enables you to take non award foundation and full time courses.