Almost 26 million people live in Australia, and 30% of them were born overseas.
The country offers several good scholarships covering tuition fees.
International students pay higher fees than locals. However, upon graduation, international students get post-study work visas for 2-4 years, making it possible to stay and look for jobs in Australia.
Both international and local students can work part-time while studying in a full-time higher ed programme. Partners of international students might work full-time in certain cases. 20.33 AUD per hour is the min hourly wage!
The current unemployment rate ranges between 4 and 6%, which indicates a healthy economy!
1,800 AUD per month is what you can expect to spend in Australia as a student.
According to U.S.News & World Report, Australia is the world's fifth most liveable country and is home to people from all over the world. Its caring community is what truly makes it a great place to live. Australia consists of 8 states with a unique mix of environments, cultures, and rhythms.
Australia is the only continent without an active volcano because the area does not have any plate boundaries.
The Australian government has contributed more than $300 million in overseas student scholarships. In 2019, Australia awarded over 3,000 Australia Awards scholarships and short courses to students from more than 55 countries.
The Australian Government has also provided a variety of support and flexibility options (for visas, for example) to assist onshore students in dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.