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Australia

Population: 22.9 million (UN, 2012)
Capital: Canberra
Largest city: Sydney
Area: 7.7 million sq km (2.9 million sq miles)
Major language: English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 80 years (men), 84 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Australian dollar = 100 cents
Main exports: Ores and metals; wool, food and live animals; fuels, transport machinery and equipment
GNI per capita: US $49,790 (World Bank, 2011)
International dialing code: +61

Advantages of Studying in Australia

  • Australian education is accepted worldwide for awarding recognized qualifications.
  • Low course fees and low cost of living comparatively with other popular countries.
  • Advantage of living in multicultural society while gaining English proficiency.
  • While studying eligible to work up to 20 hrs per week and full time during summer holidays.
  • If married possibly of accompanying spouse and children.
  • Spouse is eligible for 20 hrs work per week and full time duration vacation up to Degree level, for post graduate programs eligible for full time work permit.
  • Those who have completed a Bachelor degree or masters by course work are eligible to apply for a two year post study work visa for 3 or 4 years respectively.
  • Students are protected by Australian National Code.

Australia is an independent Western Democracy. It is one of the world’s most urbanized countries with about 70 % of the population living in the 10 largest cities and it is a unique and diverse country in every way – in culture, population, climate, geography and history. In land area Australia is the sixth largest nation and the driest inhabited continent on earth and its interior has the lowest rainfall in the world. However, it is ranked the smallest of the world continents. It is also the lowest, flattest and driest apart from Antactica. The highest point on the Australian mainland is Mount Koseiuszko N.S.W at 2228 metres above sea level. The lowest point is the dry bed of lake Cyre South Australia which is 16 meters below sea level. Nearly Australia land mass is classified as dessert, rainfall across Australia is also variable. The country measures some 4,000 Km. East to West and 3,200 KM North to South. Much of the interior of the country is flat, country’s size. Although this is 5% of the world’s land mass, the country is the sixth largest after Russia, Canada, China, the U.S.A and Brazil. It is also the only one of the largest six nations that is, completely surrounded by water.

Australia’s Lifestyle reflects Western origins but there exists multicultural society which has been enriched by over six million settlers from almost 200 nations. Capital city is Canberra. Sydney and Melbourne are adjudged the Business Cities. The other state and territory Capital cities are as follows:

Australia Universities by Territory

Student Testimonial

Country : Australia
Student Name : Shavendra Udayanga
Course of studies : Nursing
Education Provider : Chisholm Institute, Melbourne
Visa Grant date : 18th June 2010
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Country : Australia
Student Name : Pankuburalage Gayan Madushanka Rajapaksha
Course of studies : Master of Professional computing
Education Provider : Swinburne University of Technology
Visa Grant date : 11th August 2010
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Country : Australia
Student Name : Asela Weerasinghe
Course of studies : Diploma of Hospitality Management
Education Provider : Central Institute of Technology
Visa Grant date : 3rd March 2012
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Country : Australia
Student Name : Liyanage Dileesha Nuwanthi Sigera
Course of studies : Certificate IV in University Foundation study, Diploma of Business
Education Provider : Sydney Institute of Business and Technology
Visa Grant date : 08.08.2012
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Universities & Colleges

2015-09-23_7-44-15The University of Sydney
The University has 11,000 students from 130 countries and welcomes thousands of international students every year for quality education.
The University of Sydney

  • University of New South Wales - UNSWUniversity of New South Wales – UNSW
    UNSW is ranked 46th in the world and is the number one choice among Australia’s top employers (QS World University Rankings 2015, LinkedIn 2015)
    University of New South Wales – UNSW

  • Edith Cowan University (ECU)Edith Cowan University (ECU)
    Edith Cowan University was granted university status in 1991. The University is popularly known as ECU and is a part of a global list of the best…
    Edith Cowan University (ECU)

    The University of QueenslandThe University of Queensland
    Ranked in the world’s top 50, The University of Queensland is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions.
    The University of Queensland

  • La Trobe UniversityLa Trobe University
    La Trobe University is Victoria’s third university offering a wide array internationally recognised degree programs across subject categories.
    La Trobe University

    University of MelbourneUniversity of Melbourne
    The University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university as per the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014. Ranked at number 33 in the Times…
    University of Melbourne

  • The University of Western Australia (UWA)The University of Western Australia (UWA)
    In 1975, Nobel Prize winner ‘Barry Marshall’ graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Western Australia.
    The University of Western Australia (UWA)

  • Charles Darwin UniversityCharles Darwin University
    CDU offers small class sizes, easy access to teaching staff and online learning facilities and has international students from more than 55 countries
    Charles Darwin University

  • Griffith UniversityGriffith University
    Griffith University was established in 1971 with a vision to offer radically different degrees in addition to popular programmes in vogue in the…
    Griffith University

  • University of Technology Sydney - UTSUniversity of Technology Sydney – UTS
    UTS covers a diverse range of both traditional and emerging areas of study and focuses on practice-based education with integrated work experience.
    University of Technology Sydney – UTS

    Deakin UniversityDeakin University
    Named after the country’s second Prime Minister, Deakin University was established in the 1970s. The University has launched the Deakin India…
    Deakin University

    Monash UniversityMonash University
    Monash University is one of Australia’s premier universities and ranked 73rd in the world by the Times Higher Education Rankings 2015-16.
    Monash University

  • University of Southern Queensland (USQ)University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
    The Phoenix Award recognises a student’s full participation in the USQ experience and contribution towards sport, arts and community.
    University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

    RMIT UniversityRMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
    The RMIT India Alumni Network aims to provide RMIT graduates working in India with professional development and social networking opportunities.
    RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

  • Curtin UniversityCurtin University
    Curtin University is ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015.
    Curtin University

    Federation University AustraliaFederation University Australia
    FedUni has the highest rate of graduates in full-time employment of any Victorian based public university**.
    Federation University Australia

  • University of New England (UNE)University of New England (UNE)
    With a history extending back to the 1920s, University of New England has a reputation as one of Australia’s great research universities.
    University of New England (UNE)

  • CQUniversity AustraliaCQUniversity Australia
    CQUniversity is placed top in the top 501-600 group of universities, positioning us in the top 3% of universities in the world
    CQUniversity Australia

  • Australian National UniversityAustralian National University
    ANU students state that one of the best things about student life at the University is the on-campus experience.
    Australian National University

  • University of South AustraliaUniversity of South Australia
    UniSA is ranked in the top three percent of more than 10,000 universities worldwide in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.
    University of South Australia

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