Things for International Students to Know About Australia

Study Abroad in Australia

Australia is a popular destination for international students not just for being one of the sunniest countries in the world but also for its great universities that allow students to pursue any degree and major. The educational institutions also have a great reputation more so when you consider 6 of the 43 universities here made it to the list of top 100 of 2018 World University Rankings. However, if you plan on studying here, there are a number of things you need to know. 

Simplified paperwork procedures

The best thing about studying in Australia is that the Australian government has simplified the procedure of applying for a visa. All student visas as from 2016 are in the same category; Student Visa (subclass 500). Regardless of the field of interest, you will apply for the same visa. Options Education Agency will assist you with your student visa application.

Financing support 

It is not cheap to study in Australia. The good thing, however, is that that the universities offer partial scholarships which are really discounts on tuition, that can be as high as 25%. It is important to note that you will need to prove financial capacity while applying for the student visa. For more information on this contact us now.

Studying dilemmas

It might take time for you to adapt to the new student culture in Australia. Your previous education might have been broader or narrower. You will need to adjust to several things in theoretical and practical classes. Australia has a unique culture of exchanging study guides and study notes to help the new students adjust. This can be done online for free. 


Australia is a multicultural country. People of all interests and backgrounds will be here. The lush green parks, museums, restaurants, and many other things make the country an exciting place to explore. Don’t be afraid of asking for help. There are so many people who are eager to help. 

Other things you can expect to see in Australia are the upside-down seasons, well-developed public transport options, letters to grade your work, and the ability to work using your student visa. The more you learn about Australia the easier it will be for you to fit in. If you have any questions feel free to talk with one of our friendly staff at Options Education Agency, we are more than happy to assist you.

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