Why Study in Australia

Australia is a global education powerhouse with fantastic long-term opportunities. The infrastructure, facilities, teaching and networking experience in Australia is second to none. This is why studying in Australia has become popular. Moreover, the Australian government has been heavily involved in building a ‘truly internationalised’ education system that is driven by research to address the challenges of the future. Almost $200,000,000 per annum is invested by the Australian government purely on international scholarships. Additionally, the diverse range of courses offered by Australian Universities has resulted in Australia being the 3rd most popular destination for international students. Moreover, 7 of the Top 100 Universities in the World are in Australia as are 5 out of the 30 best student cities in the World. Due to all these reasons, students want to study in Australia to further their dreams.

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The Group of 8 is a group of top Australian Universities that are unparalleled in research and delivering comprehensive education. However, given the diversity of courses to choose from, there are a range of other institutions too that may be appealing and suitable for your profile and interests. This has become evident over recent years through the discoveries and innovations that have emerged out of Australia including Wi-Fi, Ultrasound Technologies and Bionic Ear.

A good Australian university has a comparative advantage in the following areas of study: Arts and Humanities, Clinical and Digital Health Services, Engineering and Technology, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences.

List of Universities in the Australia

  •    Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
  •    Central Queensland University
  •    Griffith University
  •    RMIT University
  •    The Australian National University (ANU)
  •    University of Canberra
  •    University of Queensland
  •    University of Tasmania
  •    University of Wollongong

Being familiar with education costs in Australia is important, if you are considering Australia as your overseas studying destination. Cost of higher education in Australia is quite affordable as compared to the cost of studying abroad in the UK or the US Let’s find out.

Tuition Fee (AUD $)

The first factor to consider among education costs in Australia is the average tuition fees. This ranges from $25,000 – $38,000.

Accommodation (AUD $)

Hostels and GuestHouses $80 to $135 per week
Shared Rental $70 to $250 per week
On campus $80 to $250 per week
Home-stay $110 to $270 per week
Rental $100 to $400 per week
Boarding Schools $10,000 to $20,000 a year

Other Living Expenses (AUD$)

   Groceries and eating out – $80 to $200 per week

   Gas and electricity – $60 to $100 per week

   Phone and Internet – $20 to $50 per week

   Public transport – $10 to $50 per week

   Car (after purchase) – $150 to $250 per week

   Entertainment – $50 to $100 per week

Minimum cost of living:

   Average Total – AUD$18,610 /-per annum

Scholarships to Study in Australia

   Major Intakes: February & July

   Minor Intakes: September & November

Popular courses for studying in Australia

  • Business Management
  • Engineering and related technology
  • Computer Science and Information and Technology
  • Health Professions (Medical Studies)

Admission process for Australian Universities

To learn about the admission process in Australia and get the best quality advice about the opportunities for studying in Australia, students should register with Oasis. After registration, students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission in the institutions of their choice. This is how we, at Oasis, work on the Australia admissions process.

  • Registration

   You register with The Chopras and be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.

  • Profiling

   We make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.

  • Standardised Tests

   We evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.

  • University & Course Selection

   Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.

  • Document Editing

   We edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.

  • Application Review and Submission

   The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.

  • Interview Preparation

   We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.

  • Visa Counselling

   We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.

  • Pre-Departure Information

   We deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.

Here is a list of documents required for Australia:

  •    Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits)
  •    Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  •    Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
  •    Two academic references
  •    Two references from employers (where applicable)
  •    Passport sized photographs
  •    Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  •    Resume/CV
  •    Draft for application fees, if applicable
  •    Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture Courses)
  •    Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities

Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in Australia may vary.

Exams for Application to Universities in Australia

Students have to pass English language tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the tests, such as TOEFL, IELTS, CAE to PTE.


Oasis offers high quality Test Prep programmes. Through its high-tech, state of the art teaching centres strategically located throughout the country it offers students preparatory training on the full range of admissions tests that universities need. Contact Oasis today for detailed information relating to the tests that may be needed for admission in Australia.