In the last few years, many of the international students visiting Australia for studies are from India. They have enrolled themselves in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. A few of them have also taken to research in a variety of disciplines.
Australian high commissioner to India, Mr Harinder Sidhu on asking about the collaboration with the University of Canberra, said there has been a 52% increase in Indian students over the period of last five years.
As per a survey by Find Job Now, Australia is rising as one of the most preferred study destinations for international students. The country is an educational hub, comprising reputed universities that deliver world-class learning. For this reason, the country is considered heaven for students who prefer quality education to enhance their career or give a sizable change to it. The universities such as Australian national university, the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney in Australia, are ranked among the top 100 global universities.
In addition, international students are given liberty to work for 20 hours each week. The visa offered to students also allows them to engage in full-time work at the time of the holidays. Since Australia has in recent years changed its character to a completely multi-cultural country, Indian students find plenty of ethnic restaurants and people from their own country to interact with.
Recent data of QS World Ranking University shows that the National University of Australia earned 19th rank in the QS World University ranking. As a result, a lot of students enrol themselves in Australian Universities for one or the other course.
In the survey conducted by the Australian government, almost 86% of the applicants who had opted for overseas education in Australia were satisfied or quite satisfied with their educational experiences. One of the factors which often comes into the mind of education aspirants is that they are not able to score the required bands in IELTS, but the aspirants can compensate for it by undertaking ELICOS training program available in Australia.
Apart from everything else, Australia has always been known for its exceptionally superior quality, attractive lifestyle, sports activities, clean, sun-soaked beaches. The three prominent advantages offered to the International students comprise:
- A congenial living environment with friendly Australians;
- Plenty of choices available to select from the stream of courses;
- High-quality education that comes along with low living costs;
- Encouraging environment for research and development.
One of the noteworthy steps in the direction of education is the collaboration of Indo-Australian Centre of Advanced Studies with Chandigarh University to offer different types of dual-degree programs in business management, engineering and computer applications, where students have the option to complete part of their study at Chandigarh University and remaining in University of Canberra.
Australian universities to the likes of New South Wales, Deakin, Bond, James Cook, Canberra and Queensland have seen an enormous rise in the student applicants from India. Majority of students visiting Australia prefer to study in New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne and Queensland.