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Melbourne and Sydney are some of the most known destinations among international students. However, many of the students miss out on the best of the academic cities in Australia Canberra, Perth and Gold Cost. Here is more on top student cities in Australia: Top Student Cities in Australia

There are two intakes to study in Australia for international students. The universities have two admission cycles. The primary intake is February Intake, while the other one is July Intake. The July Intake has some fewer courses available compared to February. Here is more on that: Intakes in Australia

In 2017, nearly more than 350,000 students were studying for higher education in Australia. With Post Study Work Visa in Australia might be Extended up to 4 Years, there is a strong possibility that the numbers will go higher.

The Universities in Australia offer three main kinds of higher-education degrees which lead to Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Degrees. There are 43 Universities in Australia for fields of arts, commerce, law, and science. The institutions also offer wide ranges of courses like management, hospitality, commerce, humanities, engineering, health sciences, etc. Out of the 43 Universities, 40 are Australian Universities, 2 International Universities, and 1 Private Specialty University.


According to the Time’s Higher Educations World University Rankings there 35 top Universities in Australia. The best universities are spread across the country, from Perth to Brisbane, and from Darwin to Hobart. The top 5 universities are The University of Melbourne located in Parkville, Melbourne, followed by Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, University Of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, University of Sydney, and University of Queensland. Read More: Top Universities in Australia 2020

Australian Universities are trying their best to recruit more and more international students in their institutions. The Universities that are located in the richer areas of Australia are being very generous in the recent days by offering various kinds of scholarships. However, the Universities in Australia are not completely tuition free. With fully paid scholarships, it can be cost free. Read More here: Study in Australia for Free

Perth is said to be the biggest city in Western Australia and is a very famous education destination. There are 5 main Universities in Western Australia, all based in the larger Perth city region. They are the Curtin University in Bentley, Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Murdoch University in Murdoch, University of Notre Dame Australia in Fremantle, and the University of Western Australia in Crawley.

University of Sydney in Camperdown, University of Melbourne in Parkville, University of Queenslandzin Brisbane, Murdoch University in Perth, University of Adelaide in South Australia, Flinders University in Adelaide, James Cook University in North Queensland, Charles Strut University in New South Wales, Federation University Australia in Victoria, University of New England (UNE) in Armidale, La Trobe University in Melbourne, TAFE Western Australia, etc.

There are some of the universities that do not require IELTS scores as proof of English Language Proficiency. The alternatives are either medium of instruction as English, or the language courses offered in particular universities. 

When there are this many options to choose from, it is easy to be confused. The universities and courses are in hundreds, and therefore it is essential to have a clear path going ahead. Here is How: How to Choose the Right Program to Study in Australia?


As we have mentioned before, the stay back period in Australia has been increased recently for non-city areas like Perth and the Gold Coast. The stay back can be as long as four years if you have completed the Masters in the right location.

Australia is one of the most expensive countries for education. Tuition fees vary considerably depending on the where what and which level will you be studying. According to StudyMove.com, the average fee for international undergraduate students was AU$ 30,840 per year and for international post-graduate students was AU$ 31,596 as of 2018. The annual fees for Master’s Degree are AU$ 20,000 to AU$ 37,000 whereas for Doctorate Degree is AU$ 14,000 to AU$ 37,000. High value courses, like veterinary and medical courses, will cost significantly more. Here is the detailed description: Cost of Study in Australia

PTE is an English test that tests your English abilities as a part of all Australian visa applications. Few of the Universities that accept PTE are The Australian National University (ANU), University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, Monash University, University of Queensland, University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of Adelaide, University of Western Australia (UWA), andUniversity of Technology Sydney (UTS), etc. Check Out all you need to know about PTE: PTE Exam

Yes, you can transfer Universities in Australia. Almost all universities like the University of Sydney, University of Queensland, etc. accept transfer students. The universities accept students studying in various institutions in Australia or overseas, but there is a procedure involved. This procedure differs for regional and international students. The process for international students includes credit transfer.

Certain areas in Australia like Adelaide, Tasmania, Darwin, and Townsville, etc. come under the regional sector as they are less developed compared to the bigger cities like Melbourne, Sydney, etc. Some of the popular regional universities are Charles Darwin University (CDU), University of Tasmania (UTAS), Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University, Southern Cross University (SCU), James Cook University (JCW), University of Southern Queensland, etc.

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