With 6 of the world’s top 100 universities, Australia’s institutions offer the highest level of education. You can study a Bachelor, Masters or Associate Degrees from 6 months up to 5 years. Even if the cost is a significant investment (between $15,000 to $30,000 per year), there are some good reasons to invest for your future. This is why almost half of the 800,000 international students studying in Australia every year decide to enrol in higher education. Some Universities like Torrens offer scholarships up to 30% at the moment. Here are the Top 5 reasons to study an University degree in Australia.
1- PRESTIGE AND INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION
University programs like Bachelor, Master or MBA are internationally recognised. You can go back to your home country and you they will be highly valued by companies and other educational institutes across the world. Also, with 6 of the world’s top 100 universities, Australia’s institutions offer the highest level of study and will help you get a highly respected job.
2- BENEFIT FROM SCHOLARSHIP
If you choose to study in Higher Education you can benefit from scholarships, some Universities offer up to 30% reduction on the total tuition fee for your degrees. One of our partner Torrens Universities with campus’ in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide offer a 30% scholarship on Business degrees and 25% on any other courses (Health, Design, Technology…) if you enrol in 2020.
Study two years minimum and benefit from two years post graduate visa which allows you to work full time and give you more chance to find a sponsor.
A Bachelor Degree at Torrens will give you 5 years visa for an average price of $9,500 per year.
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3- GET A POST-GRADUATE VISA UP TO 4 YEARS
If you have completed a minimum of 2 years studies at University you may be eligible to apply for the 485 visa (Post Study Work Stream)– which will allow you to work for 2 years (24 month). You may be eligible for an additional one or two years if you study in a regional area (Adelaide, Perth, Gold Coast, Hobart…). Torrens University has a campus in Adelaide which is considered regional area it will give you an extra year of post-study work visa: 3 years total.
4- FULL TIME WORK VISA FOR YOUR PARTNER
Did you know you can add your partner on your student visa? It will be called secondary applicant and they will get the same work rights as you: 40 hours per fortnight.
If you are studying a Master degree though, your partner can work unlimited hours. You are basically getting a full-time work visa for your partner by studying at University.
5- HIGHER CHANCE FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCY
A lot of occupations on the Australian skill shortage list cannot be studied in vocational schools. Studying at University gives you a higher chance to get Permanent Residency. For example, IT, nursing, Teaching and Accounting. You can check here the full list of occupations.
If you want to receive information about current scholarships offered by Torrens or other Australian Universities contact our team.
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