The cost of studying in Australia depends on the universities and the level of study you choose. Given below is the list to give you an indication of the course costs for different types of qualifications.
|School||A$7,800 to A$30,000|
|Vocational Education and Training (Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma)||A$4,000 to A$22,000|
|English language studies||Approximate A$300 per week depending on course length|
|Undergraduate Bachelor Degree||A$15,000 to A$33,000|
|Postgraduate Master’s Degree||A$20,000 to A$37,000|
|Doctoral Degree||A$14,000 to A$37,000|
The minimum cost of living required by the Department of Home Affairs to issue a student visa is $18,610. This covers:
|Hostels and guesthouses||A$80 to A$135 a week|
|Shared rentals and On-Campus Accommodation||A$70 to A$250 a week|
|Homestay||A$110 to A$270 a week|
|Return Air Travel||A$2,000/head|
|Groceries or eating out||A$80 to A$200|
|Gas and Electricity||A$60 to A$100|
|Phone and Internet||A$20 to A$50|
|Public Transport||A$10 to A$50|
|Entertainment||A$50 to A$100|
Working while studying is one of the major reasons why a large number of international students choose Australia as their study destination. The Australian Immigration system provides international students on a student visa a chance to work up to 40 hours every two weeks during semesters and unrestricted hours during semester breaks.
However, before applying for work, international students need to visit the Australian Taxation Office to get a TFN (Taxation File Number). The process including submitting few details like name, current address, date of birth along with the date of arrival in Australia, passport and proof of enrolment.
There is a wide range of industries in Australia that offer part-time work opportunities including:
Some of the best ways to find appropriate work in Australia are:
Every individual working in Australia including international students on student visa or people on working holiday visa have some basic rights at work. This includes: