Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia. Australia is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area.

The population of 26 million is highly urbanized and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Education system of Australia is very advanced as compare to other countries; almost 7 Universities of Australia are registered in top 100 Universities in the world in 2020:

1) Australian National University (ANU).
2) University of Melbourne.
3) University of Sydney.
4) University of New South Wales (UNSW).
5) University of Queensland (UQ).
6) Monash University.
7) University of Western Australia (UWA).

Australia is a highly developed country with the world's fourteenth-largest economy. It has a high-income economy with the world's tenth-highest per capita income. It is a regional power and has the world's thirteenth-highest military expenditure. Immigrants account for 30% of the population, the highest proportion in any country with a population over 10 million.


Pros:

1) International Standard Graduation Degree, which will help you to fulfill your dreams anywhere in the world.
2) Adds pep to your profile or CV.
3) Multicultural experience.
4) Work permit of 40 hours in two weeks (while classes are going on) and 40 hours in a week when there are breaks or vacations.
5) Australia is well known for its varied landscapes.
6) Work visa for two years after graduation.
7) PR chances are very high by totaling 60 points.
For the students’ who opt to get enrolment in universities in regional areas, are entitled for 5 extra points.

Cons:

1) You feel lonely.
2) You miss your family and friends.
3) Homesickness hurts you a little.
4) Cost (Expensive).


Knowing the average cost of living and studying in Australia is a part of your application and financial preparation. But these are the only approximate charges, charges can be varied.

Accommodation:

• Hostels and Guesthouses - $100 to $160 per week
• On campus - $100 to $290 per week
• Home stay - $220 to $300 per week
• Rental - $170 to $300 per week

Other living expenses:

• Groceries and Eating out - $110 to $250 per week
• Phone and Internet - $15 to $30 per week
• Public Transport - $45 per week

Cost of living:

The Department of Home Affairs has financial requirements you must meet in order to receive a student visa for Australia.
• For students or guardians - AUD$21,041
• For partners coming with you - AUD$7,362
• For a child coming with you - AUD$3,152


Australia provides you an opportunity to work while studying, which makes Australia one of the best place to study. While on a student visa, students can work 40 hours per fortnight (2 weeks) while studying and unlimited hours during vacations.


You can apply for PSW (Post-study work visa) of two years after the completion of your degree program which will also help you to be settled in Australia for the long time.


The required documents and declarations vary from applicant to applicant, depending upon the course and level.

Find a comprehensive list of documents and declarations required while applying for Australia Student Visa (Subclass-500):

1) One should first fill and sign the Student Visa Application form (Form 157A).
Here you can find a link of a form https://ferratagroup.com/doc/AU/157%20application_for_a_student_visa_150622.pdf

2) One must fill and sign a copy of family composition form (Form 54). You can easily find this form on internet.

3) We must also give list of documents submitted along with the visa application because it will be easier to find your documents. One can make an index on the very first page of the application.

4) Self-adhesive labels filled with details like name and address.

One should prove his identity:
*Copy of the passport.
*Authorized copy of your birth certificate.
*National Identity Card.
*Driving License.

6) We must have copies of passport of all the names mentioned in the application.

7) Recent passport size photographs for each person mentioned in the visa application must be submitted. Photographs must not be older than six months.

8) Proof of study:
You must provide Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from registered education institution for desired course.
However, CoE is the most important document for issuing Australia Student Visa (Subclass-500).

9) Authorized copies of your academic credentials.

10) Authorized copy of your English Language Test report. The test must have been taken not more than 2 years before the visa application date.

11) Funding Proof: One must provide proof of sufficient funding for study and stay in Australia. For example, if your parents are supporting you for study in Australia then they should prove their income minimum of 60,000 AUD.

12) Source of funding your studies:
You are also required to provide documents giving details about the source of funding such as:
• Loan certificate or a copy of letter stating loan is granted for specified amount and duration from a financial institution.
• Evidence of cash deposits in your name for specified period just before the date of your visa application, such as cash deposit receipt or a bank passbook or bank statement.

13) Health check-up and insurance proof:
Medical reports which are the proof that you don’t have any particularly dangerous disease.
Document proving you and your accompanying family member are covered under Health Insurance. It must be an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

14) Parental Consent, only for less than 18 years of age:
You must fill the form 1229 if you are not 18+.
Here is the link of that form:
https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/form-listing/forms/1229.pdf

15) Relationship proof:
Like marriage certificate.

16) History of Employment:
Proof of current or most recent employment.

17) Migration Agent Documentation:
• Form 956.
Here is the link of the form:
https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/form-listing/forms/956.pdf.

18) Appointment/ Withdrawal of an authorized recipient:
• Form 956A- to confirm / cancel an authorized recipient you need to provide this filled form, mention the contact details and mark yes if you are enclosing this form.


1) Queensland University of Technology
www.qut.edu.au/study/international

2) Murdoch University
Murdoch University

3) Macquarie University
www.mq.edu.au/

4) Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

5) Charles Darwin University
www.cdu.edu.au/

6) Griffith University
www.griffith.edu.au/

7) Federation University
federation.edu.au/

8) Deakin University
www.deakin.edu.au/

9) Central Queensland University
www.cqu.edu.au/

10) Curtin University
Curtin University

ASSESSMENT:

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