News & Updates

International students to return to Victoria in early 2021

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New arrangements from Australia universities to welcome students

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The Australian Visa Application Centre in Singapore will resume operations (limited)

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Why Study in Australia?

Australia is a modern country with a high standard of living. It is the world’s 3rd most popular education destination with the best facilities and educators.

Australian qualifications are internationally recognised and most of the courses are regulated by the Australian Qualification Framework (a national system endorsed by the Australian Government). All schools accepting international students must be government-registered and must meet special requirements set out by the Government to ensure high educational standards.

Students who have prior learning in a similar discipline may also seek exemptions into a course that they are applying into, enabling them to complete their degree much earlier.

Eg: A student with a 2-year diploma of business from a local polytechnic may be offered up to 1 year off their bachelor degree in business depending on the student’s results and the articulation arrangements that the different institutions have in place.

Student visa holders can also work up to 40 hours per fortnight to help defray some living expenses. Students who have studied in Australia may also be eligible to apply for post study work visa.

With a great education system in place, you can live, study and experience another culture with plenty of attractions and transport infrastructure at your fingertips. Explore now!

Australia Living Cost Table

Descriptions Melbourne Sydney Brisbane Adelaide Perth
Weekly Rental A$250-659 A$317-619 A$205-459 A$148-469 A$158-420
Public transport (weekly) A$22 A$26 A$23 A$12.25 A$10
Eating in (daily) A$12 A$12 A$12 A$12 A$12
Eating out (daily) A$45 A$45 A$40 A$35 A$40
Night Life Per Session A$10-25 A$10-25 A$10-25 A$9-25 A$6-20
Movies Per Session A$21 A$23 A$17 A$21 A$18
Fitness Per Session A$16-20 A$18 A$14 A$15 A$19

Entry requirements and step-by-step guide to study in Australia

Australia has a stringent visa system in place, but we can help guide you through the process and give you the best chance of success.

  1. Register below to get a FREE counselling session with our education counsellor. Get some insights based on your preferences.
  2. Gather documents & apply to Institutions  (we have great working relationships with the institutions)
  3. Receive Institution Offer Letter
  4. Accept offer letter, payment for tuition fees & health insurance
  5. Receive confirmation of enrollment
  6. Source for student accommodation
  7. Lodge student visa application
  8. Undergo medical & biometric examination
  9. Pre-departure briefing
  10. Purchase of flight tickets & Go!

Health Insurance in Australia for International Students

All international students who are moving to Australia for studies must have an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The health cover must be valid and active throughout their stay in Australia. If your family members are accompanying you, they should have a health cover too.

OSHC is one of the prerequisites to apply for the student visa. It is one of the documents you enclose while applying for the student visa. Apart from the fact it is mandatory, OSHC is very beneficial as it covers a wide range of medical expenses.

Healthcare system is very robust in Australia and it is costly also. Therefore purchasing OSHC is a smart financial decision. There are multiple players who provide this health insurance and it normally costs between $450 – $600 based on the plan you opt for.

Australia Top University Partners

(Few of our featured parners, Click to explore the university’s profile)

 

  • Australian National University
  • University of Sydney
  • Monash University
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Western Australia
  • University of Queensland
  • UNSW
  • Deakin
  • University of Newcastle
  • Le Cordon Bleu

Education Info and Upcoming Intakes in Australia

Intakes: February, June, October
Application Deadline: By Dec (Feb Intake)
By April (June Intake)
By Aug (Oct Intake)
Entry Requirement: For O-Levels & SPM Graduates. At least 16 years old
Duration: 8 months – 1 Year Full-time
English Requirement: 1119 English / O-level English minimum of B Grade
Tuition Fees: Average Range from AUD 20,700 – AUD 33,850 /year
Scholarships: 10%-50% scholarship
Pre-U Progression: Most pathways providers are tied to dedicated universities. Consult us for more insights.
Intakes: March, June, October
Application Deadline: By Jan (March Intake)
By April (June Intake)
August (October Intake)
Entry Requirement: Subject to Universities and Courses, contact us to understand more
Duration: 8 months – 1 Year Full-time
English Requirement: 1119 English / O-level English minimum of B Grade
Tuition Fees: Average Range from AUD 29,400 – AUD 35,600 /year
Scholarships: 10%-30% scholarship
Post study work visa: Not Applicable
Intakes: February, July, September
Application Deadline: By December (Feb Intake)
By May (Jul Intake)
By July (Sept Intake)
Entry Requirement: Subject to Universities and Courses, contact us to understand more
Duration: 3 – 4* Years Full-time
*Engineering, Law Courses
English Requirement: 1119 English / O-level English minimum of B Grade. Varies from institutions, Contact us to understand more.
Tuition Fees: Average Range from AUD 28,000 – AUD 43,000 /year
*Subject to institutions and type of course, contact us to understand more.
Scholarships: 15% – 50% scholarship
Post study work visa: Min. 2 years study, 2 year post study work visa
+ 1 extra year if study in regional area
Intakes: February, July, November*
*Subject to Universities and Courses, contact us to know more.
Application Deadline: By December (Feb Intake)
By May (Jul Intake)
By September (Nov Intake)
Entry Requirement: Subject to Universities and Courses, contact us to understand more
Duration: 1 – 2 Years Full-time
English Requirement: IELTS overall 6.5 (no individual band lower than 6.0)
Tuition Fees: Average Range from AUD 28,500 – AUD 46,500 /year
Scholarships: 15% – 50% scholarship
Post study work visa: Min. 2 years study, 2 year post study work visa
+ 1 extra year if study in regional area
Intakes: February, July
Application Deadline: By Dec (Feb Intake)
By May (Jul Intake)
Entry Requirement: Min. Successful completion of SPM/IGCSE.
Duration: 6 months – 18 months
English Requirement: 1119 English / O-level English minimum of B Grade
Tuition Fees: Average Range from AUD 6,240 – AUD 18,720 /year
Scholarships: N/A
Post study work visa: Min. 2 years study, Graduate Work stream visa applicable. Please consult us for more details.

*Please note all fee figures are indicative and are subject to change without prior notice

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AECC Singapore Education Counsellor

Justin Arif
Senior Education Counsellor
: +65 6856 7389
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AECC Singapore Education Counsellor

Karmen Chan
Senior Education Counsellor
: +65 6856 7389
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