- Why should I study in Australia?
Over 600,000 international students across 140 countries choose to study in Australia each year. Recent surveys conducted by Studies in Australia indicate four main reasons why international students choose to study in Australia:
- Globally recognized courses and institutions
- Globally recognized courses and institutions
- Lively and multicultural lifestyle
- Reasonable study costs
- Beautiful weather and landscapes
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- How can I study in Australia? What is the enrollment process?
Application and enrolment procedures vary for each institution, so it’s best to contact institutions directly to learn more about specific application requirements. You can use the Studies in Australia course search tool to find a course of interest. Once you have found a course, you can contact the provider directly by submitting an inquiry through our website.
- What are the minimum qualifications and requirements to study in Australia?
Each institution will have its own minimum English language and academic requirements. We suggest you contact the institution you’re interested in directly to learn more about their specific requirements. You can do so using the course search on our website. Once you find the course you’re interested in, click ‘Enquire now’ and this will put you in direct contact with the institution.
- How much will it cost to study in Australia?
Tuition fees will vary depending on the course and institution. Please use the course search option on our website to get in direct contact with institutions in Australia. Once you find the course you’re interested in, click the ‘Enquire now’ button on the page, which will put you in contact with the course provider.
- How can I find a course through Studies in Australia? How can I get more information or inquiry about Australian courses?
Please use the course search option on our website to find the course you are interested in studying. Once you have found a course of interest, click the ‘Enquire now’ button on that page, which will put you in direct contact with the Australian course provider.
- How can I apply for an Australian student visa? What requirements do I need to meet?
The student visas section on our website will help you understand the requirements needed to gain a student visa. It also identifies the costs associated with applying. In most cases, you can apply for a student visa using either a letter of offer or a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) from your institution. The application process can be completed online, by post or at a designated Australian visa office.
For further information regarding student visas, please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection Website.
- What English language tests are acceptable for Australian student visas?
There are five different tests accepted for Australian student visa applications: There are five different tests accepted for Australian student visa applications:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
- Occupational English Test (OET)
- Pearson Test of English (PTE).
For further information about English language requirements, visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection Website.
- How can I apply for scholarships in Australia?
Most institutions in Australia offer scholarships and many of these are available to prospective international students. For further information regarding scholarship availability and requirements, it’s best to get in direct contact with your preferred institution. You can contact institutions directly on our website by conducting a course search and submitting an inquiry. Please tick the ‘scholarships’ box while filling out the inquiry form.
- Can I work during my studies in Australia?
Yes, you can work while you’re studying in Australia. International students are permitted to work a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight during study periods and unlimited hours during study breaks. There are no work restrictions for students completing a master by research or doctoral degree. For more information about student visas and working rights, please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection Website.
- Can I change my course or institution if I don’t like it?
Yes, you can — although there are strict conditions and steps set by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection that you will need to meet and follow. We outline the steps to follow when changing your course or institution as an international student below:
- Book an appointment with a student adviser
- Consider visa requirements
- Understand your financial obligations
- Select a new course or institution.
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- There are so many schools in the U.S. How do I decide which schools to apply to?
Research your options and define your priorities. Contact the EducationUSA advising center nearest you and browse college search engines online.
- What’s the difference between a college and a university?
Colleges offer only undergraduate degrees while universities offer graduate degrees as well, but the terms are often used interchangeably.
- Are there Age limitations to attend U.S. universities?
In general, you must have completed high school and you must be at least 17 years of age.
- What is the academic calendar for universities in the United States?
The academic year usually runs from August through May with breaks for holidays. Most universities use either the semester system (two terms), the quarter system (students attend three out of four total terms), or the trimester system (three terms).
- What is the difference between “Undergraduate” and “Graduate” degrees?
Undergraduate programs follow high school and lead to an associate (two-year) degree or a bachelor (four-year) degree. Graduate programs follow a bachelor’s degree and lead to a master’s or doctoral degree.
- What are the different types of undergraduate degrees?
Associate: a two-year program that either leads to a specific vocation or transitions to a bachelor program. Bachelor: a four or five-year program where students earn credits in a wide variety of courses.
- What are the different types of graduate degrees?
Masters: two-year degree providing additional specialization. Doctorate: five to eight-year program certifying the student as a trained research scholar and/or professor.
- Is it possible to take a professional degree program without first earning a bachelor’s degree?
Yes, but they are highly selective and require a heavy courseload across a total of six years of study.
- Is it possible to obtain a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at the same time?
In a joint-degree program, students begin a graduate program in their fourth year of college, earning both degrees upon graduation.
- What is the length of study for MBA programs in the U.S.?
MBA programs typically last one to two years.
- Can you work while studying in the United States?
With permission of the International Student Office, International students may work on campus up to 20 hours/week their first year and can apply to work off-campus in subsequent years.
- What is the difference between online studies and distance studies?
Essentially there is no difference.
- What is distance education?
Distance education occurs when a student and an instructor are in different places. Learning occurs by mail, telephone, internet, or by other means.
- Is distance learning available at the graduate level?
Yes. To find accredited online distance learning programs, please search the Distance Education Accrediting Commission website.
- Can I transfer to a U.S. university from a university outside of the United States?
Yes, although you may lose some credits and require extra time to complete your degree.
- What is the transfer application process?
You must fulfill the requirements of a freshman applicant, as well as any supplemental information required by the transfer institution.
- What is a community college?
Community colleges are typically state-supported and provide the first two years of a four-year undergraduate degree.
- Why should I attend community college?
Community colleges offer lower costs, easier admission policies, close ties to state schools, and many of the required courses connected to a degree.
- How do you transfer from a community college to a four-year university?
The transfer process varies for each school. It is best to target the four-year institution early and determine what is needed to transfer.
- How can I find out if an institution is accredited?
Search the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Post-secondary Education website to see if an institution is accredited.
- How can I find out if a specialized program of study is accredited?
For specialized program accreditation, see “Accredited Institutions of Postsecondary Education,” available from American Council on Education.
- How can I find out which universities are rated best for a specific academic major?
Refer to college and university guides to find which institutions are known for excellence in different fields of study.
- What are English language proficiency requirements?
U.S. universities require an English language proficiency test before admission to ensure you can read, write, and speak fluently.
- I want to study in the United States, but my English proficiency isn’t good enough yet. What can I do?
There are a number of programs for English language study in the United States and online, as well as local possibilities.
- Do students have to study a fixed set of subjects or can they individually form their major?
It depends: Some degree programs are highly structured. Bachelors’ degrees are very flexible and sometimes allow you to create your own program.
- When do you declare a major?
You do not declare a major until the end of your second year of school.
- What is a liberal arts college?
A liberal arts college offers courses in humanities, languages, math, social and natural sciences, and students take 25-50% of their courses in their major.
- What are the benefits of a liberal arts education?
A liberal arts college offers a smaller setting and teaches critical thinking and communication skills necessary in an ever-changing job market.
- What is the credit system in U.S. universities?
A credit is a value assigned to each course which reflects the number of hours the class will meet with the professor each week.
- What is a GPA?
Grade Point Average (GPA) is a numeric indicator of a student’s academic performance, calculated on a scale of 4.0.
- What is the U.S. grading system?
Letter grades indicate a student’s academic performance. Each letter grade has a numeric value which is used to calculate a GPA, on a scale of 4.0.
- How are grades determined in U.S. universities?
Grades are typically determined by quizzes, midterms, final exams, papers, projects, class attendance, and class participation.
- What is the difference between state and private universities?
State universities are funded by the state and are generally larger and less expensive than private universities.
- Are there opportunities for university exchange programs?
Contact the office responsible for international programs at your institution to ask if your school has exchange agreements with U.S. universities.
- How can an international student find out what academic subjects from their country are acceptable for a U.S. university?
Each U.S. University will want to review an international student’s subjects and may ask the student to contact a credential evaluation agency.
- How can I apply for vocational training in the United States?
U.S. institutions cannot issue I-20 forms for non-degree study, including vocational training. Community colleges offer technical/vocational study for an associate’s degree.
- What’s the best general advice for an incoming student?
Attend the closest Education USA advising center’s pre-departure orientation. Then, when you arrive on campus, attend all orientation meetings scheduled at your college or university.
- What are the destinations to study in Japan?
Mirai can apply your document any part of the Japan if your relatives, guardians or friends are staying. However, we apply your document in the major cities of Japan. 2. What can I study in Japan? You can study your desired course in university if you have Japanese language N2 level directly. However, if you are fresher for
- What can I study in Japan?
You can study your desired course in university if you have Japanese language N2 level directly. However, if you are fresher for the Japanese language then at first you have to join first in Japanese language school for university preparatory course.3. What is the average tuition fee is Japanese school? In
- What is the average tuition fee is Japanese school?
In general, the annual tuition fees start from 650,000 JPY to 800,000 JPY. However, you can find good school tuition fee about 750,000 JPY. 4. What is the average dormitory fee? The dormitory fee varies according to the facilities. However, mostly Nepali students stay in the dormitory that costs about 30,000 JPY. 5. How many hours
- What is the average dormitory fee?
The dormitory fee varies according to the facilities. However, mostly Nepali students stay in the dormitory that costs about 30,000 JPY.
- How many hours, I can work legally?
In Japan, foreign students are allowed for time job and weekly they can work 28 hours. 6. What are the intakes to apply? In general, there are four intakes for Japanese language school.
- What are the intakes to apply?
In general, there are four intakes for Japanese language school. They are January, April, July, and October. However, there is no specific time to apply in university. Mirai can apply your document any time. You need not have to wait for any intake.
- What are the qualifications to apply in the language school?
If you have 10+2 or equivalent degree or above then you can apply in Japanese language school and there is not the specific percentage for criteria. Even second or third division students also can apply.
- What are the documents should I have to submit to apply?
You have to submit the documents: Bank document (your balance should be more than rupees twenty lakhs); VDC/ Municipality document (income, tax, relationship, occupation verification, and birth certificate)