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Known for its high quality education and world renowned Universities, an Education in Australia is the top choice for many international students. Australia is a beautiful country with unique and diverse wildlife, stunning nature, vibrant cities and work opportunities for students who wish to pursue their education in Australia. An education in Australia is also tailored to meet the student's needs as they can take a gap year whenever they want to pursue other interests.

 This guide is perfect for students who wish to pursue their education in Australia with the different types of higher education institutions, visa information, accommodation options, fees and entry requirements, and more are listed! Read below to learn more about education in Australia.

Australia - Facts & Figures

Capital

Canberra

Language

English

Population

24.2 million

Area

7.692 million km²

Students

1.3 million (328,659 international)

Academic Year

February - November

Currency

Australian Dollar ($)

Calling Code

+61

Time Zone

UTC+8 to +10.5

General facts about Australia

The commonwealth of Australia is a country including the mainland Australian continent, Tasmania and other smaller islands. Hoe can one resist not visiting the diverse landscape that includes rainforests, beaches, ski resorts and stunning ancient landscapes. It is the world's sixth largest country by total area and presently inhabits over 21 million people, making it extremely multicultural. The cost of living can seem expensive to Americans or Europeans however, quality of life has been rated highly for its laid back and friendly lifestyle.  


***ATTENTION***

Students wanting to study & work in Australia!

As of March 2018, the 457 temporary work visa no longer exists. Check out this article to learn about what this means for you as an international student.

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Last update: 07 Jul 2017