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Australia is considered as one of the most multicultural countries in the world. It has had a stable democracy and government since the past, making it a country worth living in. Australia has five of the 30 best cities in the world for students to live in based on student mix, affordability, quality of life, and employment opportunities.

Why study in Australia?

Study at globally ranked institutions
The universities in Australia have set a global standard of what quality education is. The internationally recognised universities here consist of world-leading education institutions, premium training facilities, and outstanding lecturers and student support services.

Why Choose Australia

Top Universities in Australia

Here is a list of the top ten universities in Australia 2020.

University

QS World University Ranking 2021 – Top Universities in Australia

Times Higher Education (THE) 2021 University Ranking – Best Universities in Australia

Australian National University (ANU)

1

3

University of Sydney

2

2

University of Melbourne

3

1

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

4

6

University of Queensland (UQ)

5

4

Monash University

6

5

University of Western Australia (UWA)

7

8

University of Adelaide

8

7

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

9

9

University of Wollongong

10

13

Average Living Cost

Average Living Costs


The average monthly expense that an International student has to bear during his/her stay in Australia has been summarised below:

Accomodation

 Facility

 

Cost in USD

Cost in INR

Rental Apartments (Per Week)

$185 – $440

INR 9,230 – 21,953

Shared Rentals (Per Week)

$95 – $215

INR 4,739 – INR 10,727

On-Campus Accommodation (Per Week)

$110 – $280

INR 5,488 – INR 13,970

Guest Houses and Hostels (Per Week)

$90 – $150

INR 4,490 – INR 7,484

Groceries

                                     Item

Cost in USD

Cost in INR

Whole Fat Milk (1 Litre)

$1.26

INR 62.87

Eggs (a Dozen)

$5.46

INR 272.51

Apples (1 KG)

$4.29

INR 214.11

Tomatoes (1 KG)

$4.94

INR 246.55

Potatoes (1 KG)

$3.27

INR 163.20

Beef (1 KG)

$16.27

INR 812.03

Bread for a Person for Two Days

$2.53

INR 126.27

Domestic Beer (Half Litre)

$5.76

INR 287.48

Cold Drink (2 Litres)

$2.98

INR 148.73

Red Table Wine (One Bottle)

$19

INR 948.28

 

 

Transportation


                    Transportation Medium

Cost in AUD

Cost in INR

Local Transport (one-way ticket)

$4.20

INR 209.62

One Litre of Gasoline

$1.48

INR 73.87

Monthly Pass

$150

INR 7,486.46

Taxi – Normal Tariff (1 KM)

$2

INR 99.82

Taxi Start (normal tariff)

$4.50

INR 224.59

Miscellaneous  

 Facility/ Activity

 

Cost in AUD

Cost in INR

Fitness Clubs (Per Month)

$65.08

INR 3,248.12

2 Movie Tickets

$37

INR 1,846.66

A Pair of Jeans

$50 – $95.97

INR 2,495.49 – INR 4,789.84

A Pair of Running Shoes (mid-range)

$130

INR 6,488.26

Cold Medicine (Coldrex, Frenadol, Tylenol or Equivalent Brand)

$9

INR 449.19

A Box of Tampons (32 pieces)

$6

INR 299.46

Dinner at an Italian Restaurant (for two)

$107

INR 5,340.34

Two Tickets to a Theatre

Up to $224

INR 11,179.78

Part Time Jobs in Australia

As per the new rules of Australia, international students under Visa Subclass 500 are eligible to work for 40 hours a week in a fortnight while the course is in session and for unlimited hours during breaks.

Fortnight: A fortnight refers to a period of 14 days starting on a Monday and ending on the Sunday of the following week. The hours can be divided as per student’s convenience.


Example: A student can only work for 30 hours in week one then he/she can only work for 10 hours in week two or else the condition of working 14 hours in a fortnight would be breached and would further result in cancellation of visa.

As per the new rules of Australia, international students under Visa Subclass 500 are eligible to work for 40 hours a week in a fortnight while the course is in session and for unlimited hours during breaks.

Fortnight: A fortnight refers to a period of 14 days starting on a Monday and ending on the Sunday of the following week. The hours can be divided as per student’s convenience.


Example: A student can only work for 30 hours in week one then he/she can only work for 10 hours in week two or else the condition of working 14 hours in a fortnight would be breached and would further result in cancellation of visa.

Post Study Work Visa

Temporary Graduate Visa subclass 485 has two streams.  

Graduate Work Stream

A Graduate Work Stream caters to international students who have completed the Australian Study Requirements and have an eligible qualification as well as skills pertinent to occupations listed on the Skills Occupation List (SOL).

This generally would be applicable on those students who apply for a Vocational Education and Training qualification and one of the TAFE institutes. This visa is granted for 18 months. 

Post Study Work Stream

A Post Study Work Stream is for international students who have completed the Australian Study Requirements and have gained either a bachelor’s, master’s or a doctoral degree from a recognized Australian University.

This is only applicable on students who have applied and were granted a student visa for Australia on or after November 5, 2011. The tenure depends on the kind of degree you hold. 

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