Australia is the 3rd most popular student destination in the world. It is an ideal student destination for its global academic recognition. Australia is home to some of the world’s top-ranking universities, offering quality education with many scholarship options. According to the survey by WorldGrad, they learned that 37% of the students who are looking to pursue their UG studies seek Australia as their study destination.
Is Australia good for international students?
As per data from The Department of Education, Skills and Employment, Australia (2021), the country welcomed 725,000 international students from around the world. The reason behind Australia’s growing prominence as an educational hub is its top-class education system, research opportunities, safe study and working environment, financial support, job opportunities, and community inclusiveness.
What are the top universities in Australia?
According to QS World University Rankings (2020), these are 5 top universities that made it to the top 50, namely: Australian National University (29th), University of Melbourne(38th), University of Sydney(42nd), University of New South Wales (43rd) and University of Queensland(47th).
Is Australia expensive?
The cost of living in Australia will cost A$1,400 – A$2,500 /month without tuition fees. This will include your food, transportation, utility bills, and other miscellaneous expenses. The costs are given below.
Please bear in mind the cost of your monthly expenses in Australia will depend on your lifestyle.
Before we list the details of the cost of living in Australia, let’s summarize its cost.
|Average Tuition Fees||A$20,000 – A$50,000 / Year|
|Accommodation||A$230 – A$1,500 / Week|
|Local transport||A$100 – A$150 / Month|
What is the cost of studying in Australia?
Australia is home to many universities, and the tuition fees will vary among each other. There are public and private universities in Australia, and the public generally have lower tuition fees as compared to the private ones. But, there is financial aid provided by universities to help with the cost of tuition fees. This is only an average cost given below; please check with your universities for the same.
|Undergraduate Tuition Fee||Post-Graduate Tuition Fee|
|A$20,000 – A$45,000 / Year||A$22,000 – A$50,000 / Year|
How much is rent in Australia?
The cost of student housing in Australia will range between A$230 – A$800 /Week. There are many types of student accommodation in Australia. They are listed below, and a brief information along with their price listing. This will give you an idea of the type of accommodation available in Australia and help you make better-informed decisions on the same.
1. Student Housing
Student housing is an off-campus accommodation, which is commonly PBSA. They are managed by professionals and are located close to university campuses. The rooms are fully furnished and equipped with modern amenities. They provide an inclusive utility bill, too.
Most of the accommodations are at a distance of under 3 miles. While the ones outside of the city center are up to 20 miles.
|Ensuite/ Studio||A$230 – A$800 / Week|
2. Private Apartment
Private student apartment is another type of off-campus student accommodation. In this type of accommodation, students can opt for single, double, triple occupancy, and so on. The apartments come fully furnished with modern amenities.
|Private||A$400 – A$1,500 / Week|
3. University Halls
University halls are on-campus accommodations suitable for freshers of the university. They are built within a campus building or close to one. The hall comes with a room, but it can be a shared or private bathroom. They provide basic facilities.
|Ensuite/ Studio||A$250 – A$800 / Week|
What is the cost of food in Australia?
The cost of food in Australia will depend upon your spending and eating habits. On average, if we take into account the cost of the top cities in Australia, it will come to about on groceries A$300-A$500 /month.
How much will Utility Bills cost in Australia?
If we take into account the average cost of the top cities in Australia, the utility bills will cost A$200-A$300 /month. The cost of electricity will be A$100-A$150 /month. The cost of water will cost A$50-A$100 /month. Student accommodation covers the utility bills.
What is the cost of transportation in Australia?
Taking into account all the top cities in Australia, it will come to about A$100-A$150/month. On average, the cost of a bus ride will be A$2-A$3 /day, the train ride will be A$3-A$4 /day.