How much will it cost to study in Australia?
On an average an international student may spend about AUD 360 per week accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transport and telephone. Do keep in mind that this figure depends on your style of living; location and also what course are you studying. However you have to show that you have enough financials to cover your living cost, pay tuitions and your travel.

Are Scholarships available for international students?
Yes. There are various scholarships available for international students. Though majority of these scholarships are available at Post Graduate level by Universities but some institutes also offer scholarships. Pls check with your nearest VIEC office for an update.

Is 15 years of previous education acceptable in Australia?

Yes it is acceptable.

Is IELTS mandatory for  studying  in Australia?

Yes. IELTS is the only  accepted measurement of proficiency in English  by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for visa purposes.

What kind  of accommodation is available for the students?

Students have a number of options available that can be on-campus or off-campus such as hostels, rented housing, home stay etc.

Can I extend my visa being in Australia ?

Yes, you can do so however in some cases a student is granted a 'No further Stay' clause on their visas. In that case one has to come back and re-apply for a fresh student visa application from the home country.

Can my spouse or children accompany me in Australia while I am studying?

Yes they can apply for student dependant visa and meet the criteria to be granted a dependant visa.

 Available Popular courses:

Engineering, computers, business administration, Para-medical, science, arts, humanities, social sciences, Medicines.

Benefits of studying In Aus:

  • Multicultural society.
  • High standard of living.
  • Internationally recognized qualifications.
  • Recognition of previous studies.
  • Strong student support services.
  • Ample of part time job Opportunity


Approximate tuition fees (in AUD)

Foundation courses:  $9,000 to 14,000
Bachelor degree:  $13,000 to 20,000
Graduate certificates and diplomas:  $9,000 to 16,000
Masters and doctoral degrees:  $14,000 to 20,000
Vocational training:  $9,000 to 12,000

Approximate living expenses:
  Average AUD 350 per week (including sharing accommodation, food, clothing, entertainment, transport, telephone)

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